Safety code for Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators and Moving Walks
|Publication Date:||15 June 1978|
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)