EN 81-20 and EN 81-50: The new standards for increased safety and comfort
The European Committee has released two new standards which will be effective as of 1st September 2017. Axess 2 ensures fulfilment of all standard requirements to guarantee planning certainty for our customers.
Increased comfort and safety
The new standards EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 are applicable for passenger and goods passenger lifts, representing the biggest change to the design standards for lifts in the last two decades. All lifts put into operation as of 1st September 2017 will have to comply with the new standards. These new standards bring benefits in terms of safety and accessibility for both lift passengers and service engineers.