This document specifies general safety requirements for the design, testing and production of powered elevators. The requirements are applicable for onshore and offshore applications of such elevators in the petroleum and petrochemical industries.
This document does not cover any other type of elevator. It is not applicable to the following types of products:
- remote control devices;
- lifting nubbins;
- lifting plugs;
- lifting subs;
- internal gripping devices;
- equipment for lifting tubular from and onto a vessel;
- elevator links or bails.
This list is not exhaustive.
This document is not applicable to powered elevators manufactured before the date of this publication.
NOTE Annex A provides the relation between the clauses of the European Directive on machinery (Directive 2006/42/EC) and this document, for potential significant hazards and the safety requirements dealing with them for powered elevators.