BS EN 12184:2014 - Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods

BS EN 12184:2014

Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods

Status : Current, Under review   Published : May 2014



This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for electrically powered wheelchairs, including electrically powered scooters with three or more wheels, with a maximum speed not exceeding 15 km/h intended to carry one person of mass not greater than 300 kg. It also specifies requirements and test methods for battery chargers for wheelchairs and scooters. This European Standard does not apply in total to: - electrically powered wheelchairs intended for special purposes, such as sports, showering or toileting, - manual wheelchairs with handrim-activated power-assisted propulsion, - custom-made electrically powered wheelchairs, - electrically powered stand-up wheelchairs, - manual wheelchairs with add-on power kits used for propulsion and - electrically powered office chairs. NOTE Requirements for manually propelled wheelchairs are specified in EN 12183.

Standard NumberBS EN 12184:2014
TitleElectrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 May 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60529:1989, ISO 7176-9:2009, ISO 7176-22:2000, ISO 7176-14:2008, ISO 7176-6:2001, IEC 60601-1:2005, ISO 7176-4:2008, ISO 14971:2007, EN 60335-1:2012, ISO 7176-11:2012, ISO 7176-2:2001, ISO 7176-21:2009, EN 60601-1:2006, ISO 7176-10:2008, EN 62304:2006, EN ISO 14971:2012, IEC 62304:2006, ISO 7176-26:2007, ISO 7176-3:2012, ISO 7176-8:1998, IEC 60335-1:2010, ISO 7176-19:2008, ISO 7176-15:1996, ISO 8191-2:1988, ISO 7176-13:1989, ISO 7176-14:1997, EN 1021-2:2006, ISO 7176-1:1999, EN 12182:2012, EN 60529:1991
Informative References(Provided for Information)FMVSS 302, 95/16/EC, COST 335, ISO 7193:1985, ECE Regulation 48, 2008/164/EC, ISO 7176-5:2008, 93/42/EEC, 76/756/EEC, 97/28/EC, 2006/42/EC, EN 12183, ISO 68-1:1998, ISO 7176-7:1998
ReplacesBS EN 12184:2009
International RelationshipsEN 12184:2014
Draft Superseded By11/30237926 DC
DescriptorsInclined, Stability testing, Braking systems, Grades (quality), Noise (environmental), Wheelchairs, Medical equipment, Angles (geometry), Velocity, Electrically-operated devices, Feet (anatomy), Instructions for use, Electrical testing, Water-resistance tests, Weight (mass), Seating, Battery chargers, Corrosion, Mechanical testing, Electrical safety, Vehicle reflectors, Control equipment, Aids for the disabled, Dimensions, Handbooks, Testing conditions, Design, Position, Control devices, Acoustic testing, Performance, Ergonomics, Performance testing, Test dummies, Vehicle lights, Motor cycles
Title in FrenchFauteuils roulants électriques, scooters et leurs chargeurs. Exigences et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanElektrorollstühle und -mobile und zugehörige Ladegeräte. Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
ISBN978 0 580 73656 8
File Size1.678 MB

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