EN 81-28:2022

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 28: Remote alarm on passenger and goods passenger lifts EN 81-28:2022

Publication date:   Sep 20, 2022

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jun 8, 2022


CEN/TC 10 Lifts, escalators and moving walks

European Norm

13.320   Alarm and warning systems | 91.140.90   Lifts. Escalators



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This document specifies the technical requirements for the alarm systems for passenger and goods passenger lifts, as described in the EN 81 series.
This includes:
- activation of the alarm,
- transmission of the alarm,
- information for use and maintenance,
- site testing to verify the requirements of this document have been met before the lift is used.
Excluded are:
- the failure of the communication network (see Annex A), including mobile network signal strength or similar;
- the failure of the network power supply such that all the lifts in a geographical area create entrapment simultaneously.
This document deals with the following significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events relevant to lift, when it is used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer:
- risk of entrapment of users in the car and in the well.
This document is not applicable to alarm systems for lifts installed before the date of its publication.

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)


Life cycle


EN 81-28:2018+AC:2019


EN 81-28:2022
60.60 Standard published
Jun 8, 2022


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