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BS — — Safety for Pedestrians at powered doors. The purpose of BS is to provide guidance to manufacturers, suppliers, installers, specifiers, occupiers and property owners on the general recommendations for the provision, installation, safe operation and maintenance of powered door systems with a view to safeguarding traffic against the risk of accidents.
As a code of practice, this British Standard takes the form of guidance and recommendations. The BS has been prepared in five parts, to provide guidance on safety, maintenance and the immediate environment application to the increasing number of types of power operated doors in general public use as follows. Part 1 — General Part 2 — Straight, curved, prismatic and folding sliding doors Part 3 — Swing and balanced doors Part 3 — Low energy swing doors Part 5 — Revolving doors.
Released in , the European standard states that from April all new automatic door installations should conform to this standard. The standard is not retrospective so existing installations are not covered by the requirements. The majority of changes between the 2 standards are in the revolving door section, but more emphasis has been put on the risk assessment, testing of safety devices and of the recording of automatic door installations.
Compliance with the British Standard does not itself confer immunity from legal obligations. ASI Ltd always takes into account when specifying, designing and installing the highest safety standards as stated by the British Standard. Documentation Manufacturers. Approved Safe Contractor.
Automatic Door Maintenance. EN exists as a guide for a generic standard throughout Europe. Countries that have existing codes of practice, ie: the UK with BS , EN is viewed as a minimum standard and is implemented where the BS falls short. If our existing BS exceeds the requirements of EN then we follow the higher standard.
BS is the code of practice for safety at powered doors for pedestrian use. It is published in five parts, part one is general, parts two to five are specific to door type. Should an action be brought as the result of an incident the standard will certainly be referenced by investigators. Part 1: General This part of the standard sets provides guidance on general safety recommendations and definitions of terminology used throughout parts 1 to 5. Drive Controls The drive control system should be adjustable to limit the speed and maximum static force that the door can exert and thereby limit the maximum Kinetic energy dissipated by the door movement. Signage should be affixed to the powered door system at a height of between mm and mm. Battery pack should be used for main power failure operation.
BS 7036 Information
Caution Newer versions. Provides guidance on the general safety recommendations applicable at powered pedestrian door installations and should be read in conjunction with parts 2 to 5. Supersedes BS Their committees work with the manufacturing and service industries, government, businesses and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards.
What has happened to the BS 7036?
This British Standard, a part of the BS series, provides guidance to manufacturers, suppliers, installers, specifiers, occupiers and property owners on the general recommendations for the provision, installation, safe operation and maintenance of powered door systems with a view to safeguarding traffic against the risk of accidents. Although this code of practice is not intended to include industrial type powered doors and powered turnstiles, gates and barriers, the guidance given may be helpful for such installations. This British Standard is not intended to cover the manufacture or design of powered door operating systems except where the products, components or devices have a bearing on the question of safety, nor does it cover the application of powered doors to specific installations. Multi-user access to over 3, medical device standards, regulations, expert commentaries and other documents. Worldwide Standards We can source any standard from anywhere in the world. Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.