With Esfandiar Gharibaan, Vice President KONE, and René Hermann, Vice President SCHINDLER, a high-calibre team of speakers will provide an insight into current developments and the state of the art in European and international elevator codes and standards on Wednesday 27.04.22. As chairmen of the CEN Committee TC 10 Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks and of the Working Group WG1 Lifts and Service Lifts in CEN/TC10 respectively, both speakers are active in the centre of the standards forge and will share the latest findings with their audience at the VFA Forum interlift.
Also on Wednesday, the lecture on the EU Regulation on Machinery Products, which will replace the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, offers another highlight. Luca Pezzini, Secretary General of the ELA European Lift Association, will provide information on the Change from the Machinery Directive to the Machinery Products Regulation with the legal implications and timeline. Carsten Henriksen (Schindler, Code Officer EMA) as Chairman of the ELA Committee Codes & Standards will report on the effects on the lift industry and the influence on existing and new products. This block of topics will be rounded off by Willem Kasteleijn/LiftInstituut from the Netherlands. W. Kasteleijn will provide information from the perspective of the NB-L on increasing the safety of existing lift systems.