BS 8486-5:2019 pdf download – Examination and test of new lifts before putting into service – Specification for means of determining compliance with BS EN 81 Part 5: Lift alarm systems conforming to BS EN 81-28
This part of BS 8486 specifies one means of determining compliance with the provisions for examination, testing and recording results for new electric and hydraulic passenger and goods/passenger lifts for the alarm system specified in BS EN 81 -28:2018, before being put into service.
2 Normative references
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content constitutes provisions of this document2. For dated references, only the edition
cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
BS 8486-3:201Z Examination and test of new lifts before putting into service – Specification for means ofdetermining compliance with BS EN 81 – Part 3: Passenger and goods passenger lifts conforming to BS EN 81-20
BS EN 81-20:2014, Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Lifts for the transport of persons and goods – Part 20: Passenger and goods passenger lifts
BS EN 81-28:2018, Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Lifts for the transport of persons and goods – Part 28: Remote alarm on passenger and goods passenger lifts
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this part of BS 8486, the terms and definitions given in BS EN 81-28:2018 apply.
4 Examination and test of lifts and components
Where lifts are provided with alarm systems, when the examination and tests specified in BS EN 81-28:2018 are carried out, the results shall be recorded using the questionnaires given in Table 1 and Table 2 of this part of BS 8486. Once all these have been answered satisfactorily, the result shall be recorded in BS 8486-3:201Z Table 1. All questions on the questionnaires shall be answered. Where a negative result (non-conformity) is recorded, it shall be clearly identifiable from a result confirming conformity. Answer boxes in the questionnaires that contain a shaded square indicate that the test shall be carried out on site.
Those sections that are not required to be carried out on site may be completed at any time during the design, manufacture, installation or test of the lift. After the completion of the questionnaires in Table 1 and Table 2, Table 3 shall be signed and dated. NOTE It is essential to ensure that all of the safety requirements of BS EN 81-28 are met and the associated risks addressed. This part of BS 8486 does not contain its own risk assessment but utilizes the risk asssment in BS EN 81-28.BS 8486-5 pdf download.