EN 12927:2019

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Ropes

Publication date:   Aug 15, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   May 15, 2019

CEN

CEN/TC 242 Safety requirements for passenger transportation by rope

European Norm

45.100   Cableway equipment

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Scope

This document specifies the safety requirements applicable to:
- Selection criteria for ropes and their end fixings
- Safety factors (excluding brake ropes)
- Discard criteria
- Storage, handling, transportation and installation (including tensioning, connecting and/or splicing)
- Long splicing of 6 strand haulage, carrying-hauling rope and carrying-hauling rope (for ski-tow)
- End fixings
- Maintenance
and the minimum requirements applicable to:
- MRT, visual and radiographic equipment and procedures for the examination of steel wire ropes.
This document is not applicable to cableway installations for the transportation of goods nor to lifts.
This document includes requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and the protection of workers irrespective of the application of national regulations.
National regulations of a building or federal/state nature or which serve to protect particular groups of people remain unaffected.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2016/424

REGULATION (EU) 2016/424 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 9 March 2016 on cableway installations and repealing Directive 2000/9/EC

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EN 12927:2019
60.60 Standard published
May 15, 2019