Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 463 (Lyftteknik inom underhållningssektorn)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 23 mar 2018
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This document applies to machinery, machinery installations and machinery control systems used in places of assembly and in staging and production facilities for events and theatrical productions (stage machinery, for short). Such facilities include: theatres, multi-purpose halls, exhibition halls; film, television and radio studios; concert halls, schools, bars, discotheques, open-air stages and other rooms for shows and events.

The document applies to machinery installations with guided or unguided load bearing and load carrying equipment.

This document covers machinery used in the entertainment industry including machinery that is excluded from the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) specifically Article 1 2j which excludes "machinery intended to move performers during artistic performances".

For the purposes of this document, machinery installations are all technical installations and equipment used for operations in stage and production facilities in the entertainment industry. Such installations are used to lift, lower, suspend and carry loads (e.g. scenery, traverse systems, or lighting, film/video and sound equipment). They can also be used to move persons, and persons can stand under such equipment while the loads are at rest or in motion.

This machinery includes Controls, electrical and electronic control systems, electrical and electronic equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic power supplies.

"Stages" are, for example, staging facilities and production areas in theatres, multipurpose halls, studios, production facilities for film, television or radio, concert halls, congress centres, schools, exhibition centres, trade-fair centres, museums, discotheques, amusement parks, sports facilities and open-air-theatres.

"Events" are, for example, concerts, shows, congresses, exhibitions, presentations, demonstrations, film or television recordings, etc.

This document considers permanently and temporarily installed lifting and movement equipment for stages and production areas within the entertainment industry.

This document does not consider the design or control of fire curtains.

Typical applications include but are not limited to the following:

— acoustic doors;

— auditorium elevators;

— compensating elevators;

— cycloramas;

— fly bar systems (manual and motor driven);

— lighting bars;

— movable lighting towers;

— movable stage platforms (stage wagons);

— movable proscenium arches;

— orchestra elevators;


— performer flying;

— point hoists;

— revolving stages and turntables;

— scenery storage elevators;

— side stage and rear stage shutters;

— stage elevators;

— stage wagons (stage trucks);

— tiltable stage floors; and

— trap elevators.

The principles in this document also apply to machinery installations based on new technologies or specially designed installations which are not expressly mentioned here but which nevertheless operate in a similar manner or are meant for similar purposes to the equipment listed above.

Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 379 (Lekredskap)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 17 apr 2018
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This document specifies safety requirements, test methods and operational requirements for non-floating water play equipment, features and structures in areas intended for water activities for public use (non-domestic). Water is an integral part in the use of the play equipment/feature/structures covered in this document.

The purpose of this document is to ensure a proper level of safety when playing in, on or around water play equipment/feature(s), and at the same time to promote activities and features known to benefit children because they provide valuable experiences that will enable them to cope with situations outside the water play equipment/feature(s).

This document also applies for spray parks.

The following are excluded:

a) floating leisure articles according to EN ISO 25649 series;

b) artificial climbing walls according to EN 12572 series;

c) toys according to EN 71 series;

d) Water slides according to EN 1069 series;

e) climbing walls used in the swimming pool surround according to prEN 17164.

f) Water equipment/features (e.g. fountains) not intended for playing.