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SUBCHAPTER 6. ELEVATOR SAFETY ORDERS
GROUP IV. CONVEYANCE INSTALLATIONS FOR WHICH THE INSTALLATION CONTRACT WAS SIGNED ON OR AFTER MAY 1, 2008 ARTICLE 40. APPLICATION

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§3140. Application.

(a) Group IV governs the design, erection, construction, installation, service, and operation of conveyances as defined in Section 7300.1 of the Labor Code, for which the installation contract was signed on or after May 1, 2008.

(b) Use and Precedence of Orders.

  (1) The reference to ASME A17.1-2004, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, shall mean the 2004 edition, and shall be referred to as ASME A17.1-2004, unless otherwise indicated.  


  (2) The reference to ASME A18.1-2003, Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, shall mean the 2003 edition, and shall be referred to as ASME A18.1-2003, unless otherwise indicated.  


  (3) The reference to ASCE 21, Automatic People Movers, developed by the American Society of Civil Engineers, shall mean ASCE 21, Part 1, 1996 edition; Part 2, 1998 edition; and Part 3, 2000 edition; and shall be referred to as ASCE 21, Parts 1, 2, and 3, unless otherwise indicated.  


  (4) The Elevator Safety Orders shall apply if any difference exists between the Elevator Safety Orders and ASME A17.1-2004; ASME A18.1-2003; and ASCE 21, Part 1, 1996 edition, Part 2, 1998 edition, and Part 3, 2000 edition; or any other code, document or standard referenced in ASME A17.1-2004; ASME A18.1-2003; and ASCE 21, Part 1, 1996 edition, Part 2, 1998 edition, and Part 3, 2000 edition.  



     Note: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New group IV (articles 40-44, sections 3140-3146), article 40 (section 3140)
and section filed 4-1-2008; operative 5-1-2008 (Register 2008, No. 14).

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