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16/30337004 DC : DRAFT MAR 2016

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BS 8899 - IMPROVEMENT OF FIRE-FIGHTING AND EVACUATION PROVISIONS IN EXISTING LIFTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
Superseded date

31-10-2016

Published date

18-04-2016

Foreword
0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Principles
5 Evacuation lifts
6 Recall of lifts in the event of fire
7 Lifts for fire service use
8 Maintenance and thorough examination
9 Modernization and risk assessment
10 Testing, verification and documentation
Annexes
Annex A (normative) - Survey of existing fire
        fighting lift features
Annex B (informative) - Past provisions for lifts
        with operation in the event of fire
Annex C (informative) - Minimum provisions for lifts
        used in the evacuation of disabled persons
Annex D (informative) - Example of an annual firefighters
        lift condition report
Bibliography

BS 8899.

Committee
MHE/4
DocumentType
Draft
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

BS 8486-1(2007) : 2007 EXAMINATION AND TEST OF NEW LIFTS BEFORE PUTTING INTO SERVICE - SPECIFICATION FOR MEANS OF DETERMINING COMPLIANCE WITH BS EN 81 - PART 1: 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 5655-10:1986 Lifts and service lifts Specification for the testing and inspection of electric and hydraulic lifts
BS EN 81-58:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts Examination and tests. Landing doors fire resistance test
BS 8486-2(2007) : 2007 EXAMINATION AND TEST OF NEW LIFTS BEFORE PUTTING INTO SERVICE - SPECIFICATION FOR MEANS OF DETERMINING COMPLIANCE WITH BS EN 81 - PART 2: HYDRAULIC LIFTS
BS EN 81-80:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Existing lifts Rules for the improvement of safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts
BS EN 13015 : 2001 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
BS EN 81-2 : 1998 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PART 2: HYDRAULIC LIFTS
BS EN 81-1 : 1998 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PART 1: ELECTRIC LIFTS
BS EN 81-72:2015 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts Firefighters lifts
BS 5810:1979 Code of practice for access for the disabled to buildings
BS EN 81-20:2014 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Lifts for the transport of persons and goods Passenger and goods passenger lifts
BS 5588-5:1986 Fire precautions in the design and construction of buildings. Code of practice for firefighting stairways and lifts
BS EN ISO 14798:2013 Lifts (elevators), escalators and moving walks. Risk assessment and reduction methodology
BS PAS 032-1(1999) : 1999 SPECIFICATION FOR EXAMINATION AND TEST OF NEW LIFTS BEFORE PUTTING INTO SERVICE - ELECTRIC TRACTION LIFTS
BS EN 81-70:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts. Accessibility to lifts for persons including persons with disability
BS 5588-8:1988 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for means of escape for disabled people
BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code)
BS 9991:2011 Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practice
DD CEN/TS 81-76:2011 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Particular applications for passengers and goods passenger lifts Evacuation of disabled persons using lifts
BS PAS 032-2(1999) : 1999 SPECIFICATION FOR EXAMINATION AND TEST OF NEW LIFTS BEFORE PUTTING INTO SERVICE - HYDRAULIC LIFTS
BS 476-22:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction
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 EN 81-73:2016 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts Behaviour of lifts in the event of fire

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