AS 1735.12:2020 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Part 12: Facilities for persons with disabilities (EN 81-70:2018, MOD).
AS 1735.12 specifies the minimum requirements for the safe and independent access and use of lifts by a wide range of persons, including persons with disabilities.
It is applicable to new passenger and goods passenger lifts according to EN 81-20. For other types of lifts, e.g. inclined lifts according to EN 81-22, this standard can usefully be taken as a basis.
NOTE I For guidance on solutions for increased accessibility and usability see Annex D.
NOTE 2 For the upgrading of accessibility of existing lifts in line with the recommendation of the European
Commission dated 8th of June, 1995 (95/216/EC) concerning improvements to safety of existing lifts, see EN 81—
2 Normative references
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
EN 81-20:20 14, Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Lifts for the transport of persons and goods – Part 20: Passenger and goods passenger lifts
EN 81-28:20 18, 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 ISO 12100:2010, Safety of machinery – General principles for design – Risk assessment and risk reduction (ISO 12100:2010)
ISO 4 190-5:2006, Lift (Elevator) installation — Part 5: Control devices, signals and additional fittings 3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN ISO 12 100:2010 and EN 81- 20:20 14 and the following apply.
collective control system
lift control system where required direction of travel is registered on the landing and the destination floor is registered in the car
destination control system
lift control system where the destination floor is registered on the landing
means to activate enhanced accessibility features or services for a single trip
4 Significant hazards and barriers to accessibility
This clause contains all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as far as they are dealt with in this standard, identified by risk assessment as significant for this type of machinery and which require actions to eliminate or reduce the risk (see Table 1).AS 1735.12 pdf download.