Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks Includes Inspection Procedures for Electric Traction and Winding Drum Elevators, Hydraulic Elevators, Inclined Elevators, Limited-Use/Limited-Application Elevators, Private Residence Elevators, and Escalators and Moving Walks
|Publication Date:||1 January 2017|
This Guide covers recommended inspection and testing procedures for electric and hydraulic elevators, escalators, and moving walks required to conform to the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, A17.1-1955 and later editions, and The Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, A17.3. This Guide also addresses some requirements from editions of A17.1 prior to 1955.
This Guide also includes Canadian references and applicable exceptions for CSA B44-00 and later editions. Exceptions or deviations applicable in Canada are identified with the same ASME requirement number prefaced with a lowercase "c" for CSA B44-00 through CSA B44-04 Update 1. NOTES:
(1) This Guide may not reflect the latest requirements in the current ASME A17.1/CSA B44 and ASME A17.3 Codes.
(2) The inspection procedures in Parts 1 through 6 apply for limited-use/limited-