This document specifies general safety requirements for the design, testing and production of manually operated elevators. The requirements are applicable for on- and off-shore applications of such elevators in the petroleum and petrochemical industries.
This document deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events, as listed in Annex A, relevant to elevators when used as intended and under the conditions of misuse foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This document does not cover any other type of elevator. It is not applicable to the following types of products:
- lifting nubbins;
- lifting plugs;
- lifting subs;
- internal gripping devices;
- equipment for lifting tubular from and onto a vessel;
- elevator links or bails.
This document is not applicable to manually operated elevators manufactured before the date of this publication.