PD ISO/TR 16765:2003 pdf – Comparison of worldwide safety standards on lifts for firefighters.
1 Scope This Technical Report consists of a comparison of the requirements of selected topics as covered by worldwide safety standards from the following countries. a) ASME ASME/ANSI A1 7.1 , Safety codes for Elevators and Escalators (Edition 2000) b) Australia SA – AS 1 735: Lifts 1 997 c) Canada CAN/CSA B44 Safety Codes for Elevators (Edition 1 994 including supplement 2 – 1 998) d) CEN European Standard EN 81 : Part 3 (Edition 2000) e) China f) Hong Kong g) India h) Japan BSLJ 34-2 BSLJ-EO 1 29-1 3-3 JISC 0920 (1 971 ) JEAS A 505 (1 988) JEAS D 401 (1 995) JEAS A 504 (1 989) Notification No. 2000 – 1 428 i) Korea j) Malaysia
k) New Zealand l) Russia SNIP 2-01 -97 Fire Safety of buildings NPB 250-97 Firefighting lifts – general technical requirements m) Singapore n) Taiwan This Technical Report applies to electric traction lifts only, although some sections may also be applicable for positive drive lifts and other lifts suspended by rope or chain. It should be noted that in addition to the above listed standards, lifts should conform to the requirements of other standards covering mechanical, structural and electrical equipment. Section 1 includes: Europe (Based on EN 81 -3) Australia Russia Japan USA Canada Section 2 includes: China Hong Kong India Korea Malaysia New Zealand Section 3 includes: Singapore Taiwan 2 Terminology 2.1 The term lift as used in the CEN standard (and in Russia Code, as written in the Russian language) is referred to as elevator in ASME and CSA standards and in the English translation of Russia code. These terms are used interchangeably in this Technical Report.
2.2 For the purposes of this Technical Report, unless otherwise specified, the term passenger lift and freight lift correspond to the terms used in other standards and shown in Table 1 .