Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications to passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts - Part 73: Behaviour of lifts in event of fire
This European Standard specifies the special provisions and safety rules to ensure the behaviour of lifts in the event of fire in a building, on the basis of a signal(s) from the fire alarm detection system to the lift(s) control system.
It applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts. However, it may be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
This standard gives various options for control of the lift in the event of a fire in a building.
This standard does not apply to:
-- lifts which remain in use in the event of fire e.g. firefighters’ lifts as defined in EN 81-72:2003;
-- the use of lifts for the evacuation of a building and
-- a fire in the well.