International Standard
ISO 7176-28:2012
Wheelchairs — Part 28: Requirements and test methods for stair-climbing devices
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ISO 7176-28:2012
Edition 1
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ISO 7176-28:2012
Published (Edition 1, 2012)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2023. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 7176-28:2012

ISO 7176-28:2012
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ISO 7176-28:2012 is applicable to stair-climbing chairs and stair-climbing wheelchair carriers where the stair-climbing device climbs backwards up the stairs, with the occupant facing downstairs, and climbs forwards down the stairs with the occupant also facing downstairs.

ISO 7176-28:2012 is applicable to stair-climbing devices which are intended for the transport of adults and those intended for the transport of children. It is not applicable to stair-climbing devices which are intended to be operated by children as operating occupants or assistants.

ISO 7176-28:2012 specifies requirements and test methods for electrically powered stair-climbing devices. It is not applicable to manually powered stair-climbing devices.

ISO 7176-28:2012 specifies tests to demonstrate the stair-climbing device's ability to perform safely on stairs with a pitch of 35°, or higher if declared by the manufacturer. It also includes ergonomic, labelling and disclosure requirements.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2012-10
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 99
  • ISO/TC 173/SC 1
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