BS 2655-1:1970 Lifts, escalators, passenger conveyors and paternosters. General requirements for electric, hydraulic and hand-powered lifts (AMD 1569) (AMD 1949) (AMD 2677) (AMD 3015) (AMD 4562) (AMD 8856) (Partially superseded but remains current)
Minimum safety requirements for existing electric passenger, goods and fireman's lifts and also for new and existing hydraulic passenger and service lifts. Makes reference to lift components and control systems.
Partially superseded by BS 5655-1:1979, -2:1983, -3:1989 and -14:1995 but remains current.
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