This European Standard is applicable for travelators, with or without a tunnel, for winter sport or leisure use.
These requirements are applicable to travelators for the transport of persons (either passengers or operators) wearing snow-sliding devices, or pedestrians wearing ski boots or heavy boots who may be holding their snow-sliding devices, for winter sports activities. For other uses, the persons (whether passengers or operators) shall wear suitable (enclosed and solid) footwear for travelators.
NOTE Snow-sliding devices include seated ski equipment for handicapped people.
This document has been prepared on the basis of the automatic operation of these installations with no staff permanently present at the actual installation.
It covers requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and the safety of operators.
This document covers all the significant hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events specific to travelators for winter sport or leisure activities, when they are used in conformity to the application for which they are intended as well as for inappropriate applications that could be reasonably foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This document does not apply either to moving walkways as specified in EN 115 or to loading bands as specified in EN 1907.
This document does not apply to travelators manufactured prior to the date of its publication as an EN.
Directives 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)
dnaSRPS EN 15700:2018
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