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CSA B44.7

Performance-based safety code for elevators and escalators

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Organization: CSA
Publication Date: 1 January 2007
Status: active
Page Count: 140
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Equipment Covered by this Code This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment and its associated parts, rooms, spaces, and hoistways, where located in or adjacent to a building or structure:

(a) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car, that move between two or more landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, elevators (see 1.3);

(b) power-driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, escalators and moving walks (see 1.3); and

(c) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car, that serve two or more landings and are restricted to the carrying of material by their limited size or limited access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, dumbwaiters and material lifts (see 1.3).

NOTE 1.1.1(b) and (c): Only elevators are covered in this edition. Other equipment is to comply with 1.2(a). Provision is made for other equipment to be covered in future editions.

Document History

Performance-based safety code for elevators and escalators
Equipment Covered by this Code This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment and its associated parts,...
March 1, 2007
Performance-based safety code for elevators and escalators
Foreword Present ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Code requirements provide a framework for standards of safety for current products whose technologies have become state-of-the-art and commonplace. The ASME A17...
CSA B44.7
January 1, 2007
Performance-based safety code for elevators and escalators
Equipment Covered by this Code This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment and its associated parts,...

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