BS 5655-12:2005 - Lifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the undertaking of modifications to existing hydraulic lifts – BSI British Standards

BS 5655-12:2005

Lifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the undertaking of modifications to existing hydraulic lifts

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : December 2005

Format
PDF

Format
HARDCOPY



Lifts and service lifts - Part 12: Code of practice for the undertaking of modifications to existing hydraulic lifts

Executive summary

Recommendations for the modernization, or modification, and improvement of hydraulic passenger and goods passenger lifts.

Abstract

This British Standard, a part of the BS 5655 series, provides recommendations for the modernization, or modification, and improvement of hydraulic passenger and goods passenger lifts, serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods, suspended by jacks, ropes or chains and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15o to the vertical.

Recommendations are given on upgrading the safety of existing lifts, risk assessments, tests and records of important modifications.

Recommendations and guidance on the modification of existing lifts include changes to rated load, travel, mass of the empty car, mass of jack or mass of suspension means. Guidance is also given on changes to the complete controller, the drive controller and the traffic controller.

History and related standards

This British Standard supersedes BS 5655-12:1989, which is withdrawn.

It draws attention to BS EN 81-80, BS 5655-6 and BS 7255.

This British Standard includes the following cross references:

BS EN 81-2:1998, BS EN 12015, BS EN 12016.




Standard NumberBS 5655-12:2005
TitleLifts and service lifts. Code of practice for the undertaking of modifications to existing hydraulic lifts
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 December 2005
Confirm Date01 October 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 7255:2001, BS EN 81-2:1998, BS EN 81-80:2003, BS EN 12016, BS EN 12015
Informative References(Provided for Information)Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations, 89/391/EEC, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, Electric Equipment (Safety) Regulation 1994, Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals), Building (Amendment2) Regulations 2002, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, BS 5655, 95/63/EC, 2002, Occurrences Regulations 1995, 1996, Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997, Noise at Work Regulations 1989, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987, 95/16/EC, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994, Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, 1994, 98/37/EC, 1999, 89/655/EEC, ISO/TS 14798:2000, Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989, 89/686/EEC, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992, 1992, Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 1992, Building (Amendment) Regulations 2002, BS EN 61000-6-1:2001
ReplacesBS 5655-12:1989
Draft Superseded By05/30128013 DC
DescriptorsLifts, Service lifts, Reconditioning, Modification, Hazards, Hydraulically-operated devices, Renovation, Safety measures, Equipment safety, Lifting equipment, Installation, Clearances
ICS91.140.90
CommitteeMHE/4
ISBN0 580 47469 0
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages38
File Size518 KB
Price£214.00


 Your basket
Your basket is empty

Multi-user access to over 3,500 medical device standards, regulations, expert commentaries and other documents


BSOL

The faster, easier way to work with standards


Worldwide Standards
We can source any standard from anywhere in the world


Tracked Changes

Understand the changes made to a standard with our new Tracked Changes version


Customers who bought this product also bought

  • BS 5655-11:2005
    Lifts and service lifts Code of practice for the undertaking of modifications to existing electric lifts
  • BS 5655-10.1.1:1995
    Lifts and service lifts. Specification for the testing and examination of lifts and service lifts. Electric lifts Commissioning tests for new lifts
  • BS 5655-10.2.1:1995
    Lifts and service lifts. Specification for the testing and examination of lifts and service lifts. Hydraulic lifts Commissioning tests for new lifts
  • BS 5655-14:1995
    Lifts and service lifts Specification for hand-powered service lifts and platform hoists