Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 81-73:2016

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts - Part 73: Behaviour of lifts in the event of fire

Status: Withdrawn · Replaced by: SS-EN 81-73:2020

This European Standard specifies the special provisions and safety rules describing the behaviour of lifts in the event of fire in a building, on the basis of a recall signal(s) to the lift(s) control system.
This European Standard applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts with all types of drives. However, it may be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
This European Standard does not apply to
— lifts that remain in use in the event of fire e.g. firefighters lifts as defined in EN 81-72,
— lifts used for the evacuation of a building.


Fire-resistance of building materials and elements (13.220.50) Lifts, escalators (91.140.90)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-8018898

Edition: 2

Approved: 2/17/2016

No of pages: 28

Replaces: SS-EN 81-73:2005

Replaced by: SS-EN 81-73:2020