EN 81-77:2013

Safety rules for the construction and installations of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts - Part 77: Lifts subject to seismic conditions

Publication date:   Jan 21, 2014

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Nov 14, 2018


CEN/TC 10 Lifts, escalators and moving walks

European Norm

91.120.25   Seismic and vibration protection | 91.140.90   Lifts. Escalators



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This European Standard specifies the special provisions and safety rules for passenger and goods passenger lifts where these lifts are permanently installed in buildings that are in compliance with EN 1998-1 (Eurocode 8).
This standard defines additional requirements to EN 81 1 and EN 81 2.
It applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts. However, it may be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
It does not apply to seismic lift category 0 as defined in Table A.1.
This European Standard does not address other risks due to seismic events (for example fire, flood, explosion).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard




Directive 2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts (recast)


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EN 81-77:2013
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Nov 14, 2018