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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 12.3. Special Purpose Personnel Elevators
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§3085.19. Limitation of Load, Speed and Platform Area [Rule 1502.9].

(a) The rated load shall not exceed 650 lbs (294 kg).

(b) The inside net platform area shall not exceed nine (9) ft2 (0.84 m2).

(c) The minimum rated load shall not be less than that based on 70 lb/ft2 (3.35 kPa) of inside net platform area or 250 lbs (113 kg) whichever is greater.

(d) The rated speed shall not exceed 100 fpm (0.51 m/s).

Exception to Section 3085.19: The capacity and/or speed may increased if the Division approves and the approval shall be based on data submitted before installation or alteration indicating compliance with the applicable requirements of subsection 3000(h), Major Alterations. For rack and pinion type elevators the data submitted shall include engineering details and calculations where applicable.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3085.19)

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

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