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ASME A17.1

Safety code for Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators and Moving Walks

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Organization: ASME
Publication Date: 15 June 1978
Status: active
Page Count: 186
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This Code of Safety Standards covers the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, inclined lifts, moving walks, material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices, special purpose personnel elevators, inclined elevators, and their hoistways.

Parts I to IX inclusive and Parts XI, XIII, XIV, XV, and XVI ofthis Code apply only to new installations.

Parts X, and XII of this Code apply to both new and existing installations as specified therein.

Some examples of equipment not covered by this Code are:

a Belt, bucket, scoop, roller or similar type conveyors. (See ANSI 820.1 for conveyors.)

b Tiering or piling machines used to move material to and from storage and located and operating entirely within one story.

c Equipment for feeding or positioning materials at machine tools, printing presses, 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 Skip or furnace hoists.

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 hoists used to raise and lower building material and workmen in buildings under construction. (See ANSI A 10.5 for material hoists and ANSI A 10.4 for workmen's hoists.)

m Manlifts. (See ANSI A90.1 .)

n Devices having a travel of less than one ( 1) floor, but not exceeding twelve ( 12) feet and used only for the transfer of material and/ or equipment.

o Mine elevators.

p Mechanized parking garage equipment. (See ANSI A 113.1)

Document History

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.
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
A description is not available for this item.
November 30, 1989
ADDENDA TO A17.1 - 1987 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
A description is not available for this item.
November 30, 1988
ADDENDA TO A17.1 - 1987 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
A description is not available for this item.

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