DS/EN 12183:2014

Manual wheelchairs - Requirements and test methods


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
EN
Subject:
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Scope

This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for manual wheelchairs intended to carry one person of mass not greater than 250 kg.
It also specifies requirements and test methods for manual wheelchairs with electrically powered ancillary equipment.
This European Standard does not apply in total to:
- wheelchairs intended for special purposes, such as sports, showering or toileting,
- manual wheelchairs with handrim-activated power-assisted propulsion,
- custom-made wheelchairs,
- stand-up wheelchairs, and
- manual wheelchairs with add-on power kits used for propulsion.
NOTE – Requirements for electrically powered wheelchairs are specified in EN 12184.


Number of pages: 52

Published: 2014-05-23

Date of approval: 2014-05-09

International relationships: EN 12183:2014 IDT

ICS: 11.180.10 - Aids and adaptation for moving

Item number: M252551


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 293
  • CEN/TC 293/WG 9

Danish committee

DS/S-450