BS 5655-6:2011 Lifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the selection, installation and location of new lifts

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BS 5655-6:2011

Lifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the selection, installation and location of new lifts

Status : Current   Published : November 2011

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BS 5655-6:2011 Lifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the selection, installation and location of new lifts

BS 5655-6:2011 gives recommendations for the selection, installation and location of new passenger and passenger/goods lifts in the classifications given in Table 1. It also gives recommendations for issues relating to the selection and installation of lifts, such as building design.

BS 5655-6:2011 is applicable only for the early stages of a project for clients, architects, principal contractors, building owners, building managers, developers, general and specialized engineering consultants, lift contractors and other interested parties.

This is a full revision of the standard, and introduces the following principal changes:

  • The clauses on technology have been updated
  • Energy efficiency considerations have been included
  • The annexes have been updated and three new annexes have been included covering traffic control systems, energy efficiency and the principal requirements in the provision of lifts for persons with impaired mobility.

Contents for BS 5655-6:2011 incldues:

  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • Contract and project guidance
  • Building construction for lift installations in accordance with BS EN 81
    (all parts)
  • Lift traffic planning
  • Traffic control systems
  • Electrical installation
  • Lift installation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Accessibility to lifts for persons, including persons with impaired mobility

Supersession

This part of BS 5655 supersedes BS 5655-6:2002, which is withdrawn.




Standard NumberBS 5655-6:2011
TitleLifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the selection, installation and location of new lifts
StatusCurrent
Publication Date30 November 2011
Cross ReferencesBS 476, BS 1363-2, BS 2853, BS 5606:1990, BS 5606:1990+A1:1998, BS 5900, BS 6440, BS 7255, BS 7375, BS 7671, BS 8300, BS 8486-1, BS 8486-2, BS 9999, BS EN 81, BS EN 12015, BS EN 12016, BS EN 60269, BS EN 60947-3, BS ISO 3864-1, BS ISO 3864-3, BS ISO 4190, BS ISO 7010, BS 6262, BS EN 13015, BS EN 61000-6-1, BS EN 61000-6-2, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, Lifts Regulations 1997, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, HSE Approved Code of Practice to the CDM Regulations 2007, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2006, Equality Act 2010, Building Regulations 2000: Approved Document M:2004, ANSI/BOMA Z65.1-1996, Health Technical Memorandum 08-02: Lifts, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, 89/391/EEC, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Electromagne
ReplacesBS 5655-6:2002
Draft Superseded By11/30229088 DC
DescriptorsPassenger lifts, Goods lifts, Service lifts, Lifts, Lifting equipment, Installation, Maintenance, Selection, Energy consumption
ICS91.140.90
CommitteeMHE/4
ISBN978 0 580 71811 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages84
File Size1.015 MB
Price£218.00


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