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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 12.3. Special Purpose Personnel Elevators
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§3085.14. Car Construction [Rule 1502.4].

(a) Elevator car frames shall be constructed of metal. Elevator car platforms shall be constructed of metal or a combination metal and wood. Where wood is used, the platform shall conform to the requirements of subsection 3033(f). Car frames and platforms shall have a factor of safety of not less than 5, based on the rated load. [1502.4a]

(b) Cast iron shall not be used in the construction of any member of the car frame or platform other than for guide shoes and guide-shoe brackets. [1502.4b]

(c) Glass except for glass meeting the requirements of subsection 3034(a)(7), shall not be used inside elevator cars except for the car light and accessories necessary for the operation of the car or for car door vision panels which, if provided, shall conform to the requirements of subsection 3034(b)(4). [1502.4c]

(d) The car shall not have more than one compartment unless approved by the Division prior to installation. [1502.4d]

(e) All material or personnel to be transported shall be totally within the car compartment and a suitable sign to this effect shall be posted.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3085.14)

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

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