Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Existing lifts -
Part 80: Rules for increasing the safety of existing passenger and goods lifts
These rules define the safety of existing passenger and goods lifts in Europe.
More than 6 million lifts are in operation in Europe (2019), about half of which are more than 20 years old. As lifts have an above-average service life compared with other transport systems, it is necessary to bring them up to the current level of safety technology, which has changed and improved considerably over the years.
Therefore, the standard contains a catalogue of various hazards and dangerous situations, which have been classified into different priority groups (high, medium or low priority) according to their risk.
This means that every lift operator can use a hazard analysis to check whether and with what urgency measures must be taken to eliminate the hazard. Lift components with the highest risk should be replaced first.
the "W+W Record sheet: Retrofitting for risk assessment acc. to EN 81-80:2019“ is now available.
It is intended to assist you in recording the points where measures need to be taken for improvement.
The present list does not claim to be complete, it is possible that other parts that are not on this list may need to be retrofitted according to EN 81-80.
For the most part, it contains the points where W+W Aufzugkomponenten can offer a solution.
You can find the record sheet under downloads/ product information: