prEN 1865-4 rev

Patient handling equipment used in ambulances - Part 4: Foldable patient transfer chair prEN 1865-4 rev

General information

10.99 New project approved   Apr 12, 2022


CEN/TC 239 Rescue systems

European Norm


This European Standard defines the minimum requirements for the design and performance of foldable patient transfer chairs, which are used for the conveyance of patients to and/or from road ambulances. It aims to ensure patient safety and to minimize the physical effort required by staff operating the equipment.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC

Life cycle


EN 1865-4:2012


prEN 1865-4 rev
10.99 New project approved
Apr 12, 2022