Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of goods only - Part 31: Accessible goods only lifts


Document Number: NL EN 81-31:2016 MOD WITH AMD 1:2018
Sector: Construction Materials and Building
TC: NL TC 3012
ICS: 91.140.90
This European Standard applies to new electric accessible goods only lifts with traction or positive drive and new hydraulic accessible goods only lifts, permanently installed in restricted areas and/or only used by authorised and instructed persons (users), serving fixed and permanent landing levels, having a load carrying unit made of a single load carrying area, designed for the transportation of goods only, moving along a fixed path (e.g. scissor lifts, lifts with guide rails) and inclined not more than 15° to the vertical, with rated speed not exceeding 1 m/s. This European Standard covers accessible goods only lifts with rated load exceeding 300 kg and not intended to move persons. This standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events with the exception of those listed in 1.3 below, relevant to accessible goods only lifts, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4)