This European Standard is applicable for travelators for leisure or winter sports use.
These requirements are applicable to travelators for the transport of passengers wearing snow-sliding devices or pedestrians wearing ski boots or heavy boots who may be carrying their snow-sliding devices for winter sports activities. For other uses, users shall wear suitable (enclosed and solid) footwear for travelators.
NOTE Snow-sliding devices include seated ski equipment for handicapped people.
This European Standard has been prepared on the basis of the automatic operation of these installations with no staff permanently present at the actual installation.
It covers requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and the safety of workers.
This European Standard covers all the significant hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events specific to travelators, for leisure or winter sports activities, when they are used in conformity with the application for which they are intended, as well as for inappropriate applications which could be reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard does not apply either to moving walks as specified in EN 115 or to loading bands as specified in EN 1907.
This European Standard does not apply to travelators manufactured prior to the date of its publication as an EN.