CEN Technical Committee, which work is related to the cables field:
- CEN/TC 242 - 'Safety Requirements for passenger transportation by rope'
A Sector Forum is a platform aiming at facilitating the exchange of information between the different stakeholders, coordinating and identifying the standardization needs in a specific field of CEN work.
Due to the relatively small size of this sector, there is no Sector Forum in the cables field.
- M/300 (pdf format) in the field of Cableway Installations designed to carry Persons
This mandate aims at supporting the standardization in this field and is based on the revised version of the CEN Technical Committee 242 reply to the programming mandate of 1994.
Harmonized European Standards
The last standards of the series were published in 2005 and the technical committee is currently revising the whole series.
The consultant to CEN advise the Technical Committees, particularly CEN/TC 242, 'Safety requirements for passenger transportation by rope', in order to ensure that standards meet the essential requirements of the directive.
Further information on the standardization programme of work supporting the 2000/9/EC Directive is available on the 'new approach' area
(this site provides access to lists of European Standards and drafts developed by CEN, CENELEC and ETSI in the context of the new approach of the Single Market).