CSA - CAN3-B44-M85
Safety Code for Elevators
|Publication Date:||1 January 1985|
This Standard establishes minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, freight platform lifts, and their hoistways or wellways, and temporary use of permanent eleva- tors for carrying workmen or materials, but does not apply to:
(a) belt, bucket, scoop, roller or similar type conveyors;
(b) portable tiering or piling machines used to move materials to and from storage and located and operating entirely within one storey;
(c) equipment for feeding or positioning materials at machine tools, printing presses, furnaces, etc.;
(d) hoists for raising or lowering materials and which are provided with unguided hooks, slings, and similar means for attachment to the materials;
(e) lubrication hoists or similar mechanisms;
(f) wharf ramps;
(g) amusement devices;
(h) stage and orchestra lifts;
(i) lift bridges;
(j) railroad car lifts or dumpers;
(k) material hoists and workmen's elevators used to raise and lower building material and workmen in buildings under construction;
(l) manlifts, counterbalanced type or endless belt type;
(m) devices having a travel of 2000 mm or less and used only for the transfer of materials or equipment, norto platform lifts having a travel of 500 mm or less;
(n) vertical conveyors;
(o) elevating devices for the handicapped.
(1) See Appendix A for private residence elevators and inclined lifts.
(2) Appendix E covers recommended requirements for the handicapped when they are to be incorporated in elevators.