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Australian Standards – Lifts

Overview

The following are the Australian standards relates to the use of lifts within the built environment. AS1735.12 details specific requirements for people with a disability. Please note these are copyright and we can not issue copies of them.

AS1735.12 sets out requirements for facilities in passenger lifts that are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. It is complementary to AS 1735.1, AS 1735.2 and AS 1735.3. Where any conflict arises between Parts of AS 1735, the provisions of this Part shall take precedence.

Lift Standards

AS 1735.1-2003/Amdt 1-2006
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – General requirements
Purchase Standard

AS 1735.2-2001
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger and goods lifts – Electric
Purchase Standard

AS 1735.12-1994
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Facilities for persons with disabilities
Purchase Standard

AS 1735.14-1998
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Low-rise platforms for passengers
Purchase Standard

AS 1735.16-1993
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for persons with limited mobility – Restricted use – Automatically controlled
Purchase Standard

AS 1735.17-1995
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for people with limited mobility – Restricted use – Water-drive
Purchase Standard

AS/NZS 1735.18:2002
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger lifts for private residence – Automatically controlled
Purchase Standard

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