NA 149

DIN Standards Committee Entertainment Technology, Photography and Cinematography


Entertainment technology - Machinery for stages and other production areas - Part 2: Safety requirements for stands and truss lifts of stands; German and English version prEN 17206-2:2022


This document applies to manually operated and/or power-driven stands with an Entertainment Load Limit [ELL] of more than 3 kg. This document applies to stands which are used in places of assembly and in staging and production facilities for events and theatrical productions. Stands within the scope of this document are used for the purposes of lifting, lowering and holding loads (e.g. scenic elements, trusses, lighting and audiovisual equipment). It is also possible for several stands to carry a common load. This document does not cover installations that are used for the transportation of persons or for the movement of loads above people’s heads. This document only covers installations with people under the load when the installations are at rest. This document also applies to installations with new technologies or customized designs that are not expressly named here but are being used in identical modes of operation. This document does not apply to: — stands with a Load Limit ≤ 3 kg; — camera stands; — wooden stands. This document also specifies the information to be communicated between manufacturers and users, and the details that are to be provided with regard to the intended use of the machinery installations.





Planned document number

DIN EN 17206-2

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 149-00-05 AA - Machinery 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 433/WG 1 - Machinery 

draft standard

Entertainment technology - Machinery for stages and other production areas - Part 2: Safety requirements for stands and truss lifts of stands; German and English version prEN 17206-2:2022
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previous edition(s)

Entertainment technology - Machinery installations - Part 3: Safety requirements for stands and truss lifts of stands

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