Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passengers and goods passenger lifts - Part 76: Evacuation of disabled persons using lifts
This Technical Specification gives rules for the intended use of the lift by persons with disabilities in order to assist the evacuation of a building. To achieve this objective, the selected lift(s) should be incorporated within an overall building design that includes all the usual stairs and escape routes without any reduction in their quantity or capacity.
It specifies the special provisions and safety rules to assist persons with a disability to safely evacuate a building using lifts in relative safety with the help of suitably trained evacuation assistants.
This specification does not define the number and size of lift required, or the size of door openings that shall be determined on a case-by-case basis by the building designer in line with applicable national regulations.