EN 12408:2004

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Quality assurance

Publication date:   Mar 28, 2006

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   May 22, 2019


CEN/TC 242 Safety requirements for passenger transportation by rope

European Norm

03.120.10   Quality management and quality assurance | 45.100   Cableway equipment



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This document specifies the safety requirements applicable to quality assurance for cableway installations designed to carry persons.
It sets out provisions for the procedures for quality assurance which supplement the requirements of the other standards cited in the foreword. It is applicable to the different cableway systems.
This document applies to suppliers of cableway installations designed to carry persons or of safety components for cableway installations designed to carry persons, regardless of whether or not they maintain a quality management system conforming to EN ISO 9001 certified by a certification body accredited in accordance with EN 45012.
The provisions of clause 4 apply in all cases.
In addition, if quality management systems are used, reference shall be made to EN ISO 9001.
For the case of suppliers who do not maintain any quality management system in accordance with EN ISO 9001, the provisions of this document are to be regarded as minimum requirements.
The requirements relating to the traceability of safety components, which are applicable to all suppliers, are intended to facilitate the recall or the investigation of components which threaten to endanger safety.
The requirements in this document are intended to ensure quality and do not replace the technical requirements in standards EN 1709, EN 1908, EN 1909, EN 12927 1, EN 12927 2, EN 12927 3, EN 12927-4, EN 12927 5, EN 12927 6, EN 12927 7, EN 12927 8, EN 12929 1, EN 12929 2, EN 12930, EN 12397, EN 13107, EN 13223, EN 13243, prEN 13796 1, prEN 13796-2 and prEN 13796-3, but supplement them.
This document is not applicable either to cableways for goods transport or to inclined lifts.

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EN 12408:2004
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 22, 2019