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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Group 3. New Elevator Installations, Article 22. Hydraulic Elevators

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§3122.1. Mechanical Equipment.

Mechanical equipment shall comply with Section 301 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(a) Car and counterweight guide rails, guide rail supports and fastenings shall comply with section 3121.0(a) and section 3121.0(b).

(b) Buffers and bumpers shall comply with section 3121.1(a) and section 3121.1(b). The average retardation for a buffer or bumper shall not be greater than 32.2 ft./sec2 (1g).

(c) Car enclosures, car doors and gates, and car illumination shall comply with section 3121.4(a) and section 3121.4(b).

(d) Car and counterweight safeties shall comply with section 3121.5(a) and section 3121.5(b).

(e) Speed governors shall comply with Section 3121.6.

(f) Plunger engaging safety devices for direct plunger hydraulic elevators, when used, shall comply with Section 3065.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1.)


Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code; and Section 18943(b), Health and Safety Code.


1. New section filed 9-25-98; operative 10-25-98 (Register 98, No. 39).

2. Change without regulatory effect adding subsection (f) filed 12-28-2000 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2000, No. 52).

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