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ASME A17.1 1996 BACK

SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS

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Organization: ASME
Publication Date: 31 December 1993
Status: inactive
Page Count: 398
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Equipment Covered by This Code

This Code of safety standards covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment, its associated parts, and its hoistways, where located in or adjacent to a building or structure (except as modified by para. 1.2):

(a) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car or platform, which move between two or more landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following (see Section 3 definitions):

(1) elevators;

(2) wheelchair and stairway chairlifts;

(b) power-driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following (see Section 3 definitions):

(1) escalators;

(2) moving walks;

(c) hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car which serves two or more landings and is restricted to the carrying of material by its limited size or limited access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following (see Section 3 definitions):

(1) dumbwaiters;

(2) material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices.

Equipment Not Covered by This Code Equipment not covered by this Code includes, but is not limited to, the following:

(a} personnel hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.4;

(b) material hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.5;

(c) manlifts within the scope of ASME A90.1;

(d) mobile scaffolds, towers. and platforms within the scope of ANSI A92;

(e) powered platform and equipment for exterior and interior building maintenance within the scope of ANSI A120.1;

(f) conveyors and related equipment within the scope of ASME 820.1;

(g) cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings within the scope of ASME 830;

(h) industrial trucks within the scope of ASME 856;

(i) portable equipment, except for portable escalators, which are covered by Part VIII;

(j) tiering or piling machines used to move material to and from storage located and operating entirely within one story;

(k) equipment for feeding or positioning material at machine tools, printing presses, etc.;

(m) skip or furnace hoists;

(n) wharf ramps;

(p) amusement devices;

(q) stage and orchestra lifts;

(r) lift bridges;

(s) railroad car lifts or dumpers;.

(t) mechanized parking garage equipment;

(u) line jacks, false cars, shatters, moving platforms, and similar equipment used for installing an elevator;

(v) mine elevators not located in or adjacent to a building or structure;

(w) platform elevators installed in a ship or offshore drilling rig and used for the purpose of loading and unloading cargo, equipment, and personnel.

Application of Parts

This Code applies to new installations only, except Parts X, XII, and XIX which apply to both new and existing installations.

Document History

December 31, 2019
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Includes Requirements for Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts, and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
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,...
November 30, 2016
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Includes Requirements for Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts, and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
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,...
October 21, 2013
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Includes Requirements for Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts, and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
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,...
December 30, 2010
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Includes Requirements for Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts, and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
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,...
December 30, 2009
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
Part 2 applies to electric elevators installed at an angle greater than 70 deg from the horizontal. It applies to other equipment only as referenced in the applicable Part. NOTE: See also Part 8 for...
December 5, 2008
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,...
April 6, 2007
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Includes Requirements for Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts, and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
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,...
August 12, 2005
Supplement to ASME A17.1-2004 - 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, its associated parts, and...
April 29, 2005
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, its associated parts, and...
April 30, 2004
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, its associated parts, and its...
May 30, 2003
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, its associated parts, and its...
April 4, 2002
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, its associated parts, and its...
November 30, 2000
Addenda to Asme A17.1-1996 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2000
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
GENERAL This Code is one of the numerous codes and standards developed and published by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) under the general auspices of the American National...
June 30, 1999
Addenda to A17.1 - 1996 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1998
Addenda to A17.1-1996 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1997
Addenda to A17.1-1996 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
A description is not available for this item.
October 3, 1996
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
GENERAL This Code is one of the numerous codes and standards developed and published by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) under the general auspices of the American National...
January 1, 1995
ADDENDA TO ASME A17.1-1993 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
A description is not available for this item.
December 31, 1994
ADDENDA TO ASME A17.1-1993 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
A description is not available for this item.
ASME A17.1 1996 BACK
December 31, 1993
SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
Equipment Covered by This Code This Code of safety standards covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment, its...
December 28, 1992
ADDENDA FOR A17.1 - 1990 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS; ERRATA - 1993
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1991
ADDENDA TO A17.1 - 1990 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1990
SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS; ERRATA - 1991
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November 30, 1989
ADDENDA TO A17.1 - 1987 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
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