EN 16808:2020

Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries - Safety of machineries - Manual elevators EN 16808:2020

Publication date:   Nov 17, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Aug 5, 2020


CEN/TC 12 Materials, equipment and offshore structures for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries

European Norm

75.180.10   Exploratory, drilling and extraction equipment



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This document specifies general safety requirements for the design, testing and production of manually operated elevators. The requirements are applicable for on- and off-shore applications of such elevators in the petroleum and petrochemical industries.
This document deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events, as listed in Annex A, relevant to elevators when used as intended and under the conditions of misuse foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This document does not cover any other type of elevator. It is not applicable to the following types of products:
- lifting nubbins;
- lifting plugs;
- lifting subs;
- internal gripping devices;
- equipment for lifting tubular from and onto a vessel;
- elevator links or bails.
This document is not applicable to manually operated elevators manufactured before the date of this publication.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)


Life cycle


EN 16808:2020
60.60 Standard published
Aug 5, 2020


Adopted from ISO 13535:2000 MODIFIED