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Document ID (ISN)36985
CIS number 82-5
ISSN - Serial title Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands författningssamling
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Council of State Decree on builders' lifts for personnel transport, and their inspection
Original title Valtioneuvoston päätös henkilökuljetuksiin käyettävistä rakennushisseistä ja niiden tarkastuksesta [in Finnish]
Statsrådets beslut om byggnadslussar som användes vid persontransporter och om besiktning av dem [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 17 Dec. 1980, No.982, p.2132-2133.
Abstract This decree (entry into force: 1 Dec. 1981) applies to lifts with a guided cage for building sites, and to lifts for aerial pylons and similar uses. These lifts must be of a type approved by the labour inspectorate. Approval testing includes strength and stability calculations and tests of the fall arrester device, the speed governor and the brake. Detailed provisions for the precommissioning and periodic inspections. CIS has only the Swedish-language version.
Descriptors (primary) personnel hoists; building industry; Finland; transport of persons
Descriptors (secondary) stability; inspection; safety by design; law; compliance tests
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Elevators, escalators and hoists
Construction industry and civil engineering