Building Regulations

BS 5655-1:1986-Lifts and service lifts. Safety rules for the construction and installation of ...


Safety requirements for passenger and goods electric lifts to safeguard passengers and maintenance personnel against injury. Covers the mechanical and electrical construction of the lift, the relevant structural features of the building in which it is installed and subsequent examination and testing. See also HB 10105 in the Specialist Books series.

Published Date: 1986-08-15

Pages: 72

ISBN No: 0 580 15370 3

Status: Obsolescent, Superseded, Current

Replaced By: BS EN 81-1:1998, Replaced by BS EN 81-1:1998 but remains current until the implementation of the EU Lift Directive. Until 1 July 1999 new lift installations can conform t

Replaces: BS 5655-1:1979, Replaces BS 5655-1:1979, which remains current until amendments to the technical annex of EEC Directive 84/529/EEC have been made.

Amended By: AMD 5840 published 29 September 1989

Supersedes Draft(s): 85/76022 DC

Cross References: BS 4794:Part 1, BS 5424:Part 1, BS 5490, BS 5655:Part 6, BS 5655:Part 10, BS 5655:Part 11, BS 5900, BS 5901, BS 6004, BS 6007, BS 6500, BS 6977, PD 6500, ISO 834, ISO 2532, CENELEC HD 384-4-41, 84/528/EEC

Source: British Standards Institute

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