Regulation (EU) 2016/424 notice: The normative references referred to in point 2 of harmonised standard EN 1709:2019 shall be read as EN 1907:2017, EN 1908:2015, EN 1909:2017, EN 12397:2017, EN 12408:2004, EN 12927:2019, EN 12929:2015 (all parts), EN 12930:2015, EN 13107:2015, EN 13223:2015, EN 13243:2015, EN 13796:2017 (all parts).
This document sets the safety requirements that need to be met in relation to pre-commissioning inspections and the instructions for maintenance and operational inspections and checks of cableway installations designed to transport persons. This document is applicable to the various types of cableway installation and takes into account their environment.
It also includes requirements relating to accident prevention and to the protection of workers irrespective of the application of national regulations.
National regulations regarding building laws or regulations or which afford protection to specific groups of people, as well as national regulations regarding testing, acceptance testing prior to starting passenger service, maintenance and operational inspection shall remain unaffected.
It does not apply to cableway installations for the transportation of goods or to lifts.
The provisions of Clause 5 apply to the measures to be taken prior to the commissioning of the installation, and those of Clauses 6 and 7 to the measures to be taken during operation.
This document does not apply to cableway installations designed to transport persons that were manufactured before the publication of this EN standard.