The regulations governing the elevator industry

Nicholas Wareing - Monday, January 15, 2018

Below is a comprehensive list of major standards governing the elevator industry within South Africa. If you would like to discuss any of these standards, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

 

 

SANS Number Year Edition Title
SANS 21-1 2009 1.00 Safety of escalators and moving walks — Part 1: Construction and installation
SANS 204 2011 1.00 Energy efficiency in buildings
SANS 1543 2015 2.03 Escalators and passenger conveyors
SANS 1545-1 2015 3.05 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 1:Electric lifts
SANS 1545-2 2015 3.04 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 2:Hydraulic lifts
SANS 1545-3 2006 1.03 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 3: Lifts for persons with physical disabilities (stairlifting platforms)
SANS 1545-4 2015 1.03 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 4: Lifts for persons with physical disabilities (vertical lifting platforms)
SANS 1545-5 2007 1.01 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 5:Electric and hydraulic access, goods only lifts
SANS 1545-6 2015 1.03 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 6: Rack-and-pinion lifts
SANS 1545-7 2007 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 7: Electric and hydraulic service lifts (dumb waiters)
SANS 1545-9 2004 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 9: Lift landing doors — Fire resistance testing
SANS 4344 2005 2.00 Steel wire ropes for lifts — Minimum requirements
SANS 10142-1 2012 1.08 The wiring of premises — Part 1: Low-voltage installations
SANS 10400-A* 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part A: General principles and requirements
SANS 10400-B 2012 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part B: Structural design
SANS 10400-C 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part C: Dimensions
SANS 10400-D 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part D: Public safety
SANS 10400-F 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part F: Site operations
SANS 10400-G 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part G: Excavations
SANS 10400-H 2012 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part H: Foundations
SANS 10400-J 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part J: Floors
SANS 10400-K 2015 3.01 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part K: Walls
SANS 10400-L 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part L: Roofs
SANS 10400-M 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part M:Stairways
SANS 10400-N 2012 3.01 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part N: Glazing
SANS 10400-O 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part O: Lighting and ventilation
SANS 10400-P 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part P: Drainage
SANS 10400-Q 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part Q: Non-water-borne means of sanitary disposal
SANS 10400-R 2012 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part R: Stormwater disposal
SANS 10400-S 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part S: Facilities for persons with disabilities
SANS 10400-T 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part T: Fire protection
SANS 10400-V 2010 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part V: Space heating
SANS 10400-W 2011 3.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part W: Fire installation
SANS 10400-XA 2011 1.00 The application of the National Building Regulations — Part X: Environmental sustainability — Part XA: Energy usage in buildings
SANS 14798 2009 3.00 Lifts (elevators), escalators and passenger conveyors — Risk analysis methodology
SANS 16368 2014 2.00 Mobile elevating work platforms — Design calculations, safety requirements and test methods
SANS 50081-1 2004 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 1:Electric lifts
SANS 50081-2 1998 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 2: Hydraulic lifts
SANS 50081-3 2005 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Part 3: Electric and hydraulic service lifts
SANS 50081-21 2010 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Lifts for the transport of persons and goods — Part 21: New passenger and goods passenger lifts in existing building
SANS 50081-70 2004 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Particular applications for passenger and goods lifts — Part 70: Accessibility to lifts for persons including persons with disability
SANS 50081-72 2005 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Particular applications for passenger and goods lifts — Part 72: Fire fighters lifts
SANS 50081-20 2017 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 20: Passenger and goods passenger lifts
SANS 50081-50 2017 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Examinations and tests - Part 50: Design rules, calculations, examinations and tests of lift components
SANS 50081-80 2005 1.00 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Existing lifts — Part 80: Rules for the improvement of safety of existing passenger and goods lifts
SANS 53015 2010 1.00 Maintenance for lifts and escalators — Rules for maintenance instructions
ARP 11071-1 2008 1.00 Comparison of worldwide lift safety standards — Part 1: Electric lifts (elevators)
ARP 11071-2 2008 1.00 Comparison of worldwide lift safety standards — Part 2: Hydraulic lifts (elevators)
ARP 11071-1 2008 1.00 Comparison of worldwide lift safety standards — Part 1: Electric lifts (elevators)
ARP 11071-2 2008 1.00 Comparison of worldwide lift safety standards — Part 2: Hydraulic lifts (elevators)

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