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БДС EN 12397:2017

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Operation

Jun 14, 2017

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90.60     Aug 19, 2022



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This European Standard specifies the safety requirements applicable to the operation of installations for passenger transportation by cable. This standard is applicable to the various types of installations and takes into account their environment.
This European Standard applies to the operation of an installation and to the passenger transport conditions and also contains requirements for passengers.
It is applicable to individual installations or a set of installations.
It does not cover legal provisions for the transport service nor transport obligations.
It includes requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and protection for workers, as well as to fire prevention and fire-fighting, without affecting the application of national requirements relating to construction law or statutory law, or to the protection of specific groups of people.
It does not apply to installations for the transportation of goods nor to lifts.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Cableway installations designed to carry persons


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

Life cycle


БДС EN 12397:2005


БДС EN 12397:2017
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Adopted from EN 12397:2017