540. General duties of installers and manufacturers with regard to lifts and safety components for lifts.

Before placing a lift1 on the market2, an installer3 must ensure that it has been designed, manufactured, installed and tested in accordance with the essential health and safety requirements4. Before placing a safety component for lifts5 on the market, a manufacturer6 must ensure that it has been designed and manufactured in accordance with the essential health and safety requirements7.

Before placing a lift on the market, an installer must have a relevant conformity assessment procedure8 carried out and draw up the relevant technical documentation9. Before placing a safety component for lifts on the market, a manufacturer must have a relevant conformity assessment procedure carried out and draw up the relevant technical documentation10.

Where the conformity of a lift with the essential health and safety requir