A description of the proposed changes are as follows:

1. TITLE 8: ELEVATOR SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 6;
TITLE 24: CALIFORNIA ELEVATOR SAFETY CONSTRUCTION CODE
Part 7,
Elevators
INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS

INFORMATIVE DIGEST OF PROPOSED ACTION/PLAIN OVERVIEW

The Informative Digest contains occupational safety and health regulations which are building standards and are proposed for codification in Title 24, Part 7, California Elevator Safety Construction Code. The building standards, herein, will be identified by their Title 24 section number in BOLD type following the corresponding Title 8 regulations.

Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders.
The existing regulation indicates the original print and revision date of the Elevator Safety Orders under subchapter number and title.

The proposed regulation will delete the print or revision date information. There will be no regulatory effect.

Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders.
The existing footnote under the subchapter title indicates the italicized portion of an order, paragraph, sentence, or phrase to be applied to both new and existing installations, and also references section 3000(g).

The proposed regulation will delete the footnote. The regulated public will find information on the applicability of these orders in section 3000 of these orders.

Group I. Administrative Regulations
Proposed new group title and information will inform the regulated public that the administrative regulations are contained in Group I of the Elevator Safety Orders and apply to existing and new elevator installations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Group 1)

Article 1. Application
New Section 3000(b) Use and Precedence of Orders.
New Section 3000(b)(1)

Proposed new section 3000(b)(1) will inform elevator owners that when ASME A17.1-1996 is cited or incorporated by reference into these Orders, it shall mean the 1996 edition of ASME A17.1, and shall be referred as ASME A17.1-1996, unless otherwise indicated.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(b)1.)

New Section 3000(b)(2)
Proposed new section 3000(b)(2) will require elevator owners to comply with these orders if a difference exist between these orders and ASME A17.1-1996; or any other referenced code, document, or standard. Proposed new section 3000(b)(2) will also require the elevator owner to apply the specific provisions if a disparity exists between a specific provision and a general provision of these orders.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(b)2.)

New Section 3000(b)(3)
Proposed new section 3000(b)(3) will require elevator owners to comply with ASME A17.1-1996 if these orders reference a section, rule or table in the ASME publication, unless the referenced section, rule, or table has been amended by these orders.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(b)3.)

New Section 3000(b)(4)
The proposed new section 3000(b)(4) will require elevator owners to comply with the section, rule, or table in ASME A17.1-1996, if the section, rule or table is crossed referenced in the ASME publications, unless the referenced section, rule, or table has been amended in these orders.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(b)4.)

Section 3000(b) Devices Included.
The existing regulation, section 3000(b), is proposed to be redesignated section 3000(c) which contains a list of the elevators covered by these orders and the regulations (articles) that apply to the elevators listed.

The proposed regulation will contain the list of elevators covered by these orders, and will further indicate the elevators as being either existing and/or new elevators and the regulation(s) that apply. The proposed regulation will also add special access lifts to the list.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(c))

The proposed regulation will require present elevator and future elevator owners to comply with the applicable regulations for existing and new elevator installations.

Section 3000(c) Devices Excluded.
The existing regulation, section 3000(c), is proposed to be redesignated section 3000(d) which contains a list of elevators excluded from these orders.

The proposed regulation will add a reference to section 3000(c)(13) for information on new and existing vertical and inclined conveyors; delete from the list wheelchair lifts with a rise of less than 5 feet; and relocate the requirements of section 3000(d)(14) to section 3000(d)(13) concerning freight platform hoists to retain regulation format.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(d))

The proposed regulation will inform the regulated public which devices are excluded from these orders.

Section 3000(d) Devices Prohibited.
The existing regulation, section 3000(d), is proposed to be redesignated section 3000(e) which contains a list of elevators not allowed for new installations.

The proposed regulation will delete from the list roped hydraulic elevators and rack and pinion elevators.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(e))

The proposed regulation will allow the installation of roped hydraulic elevators and rack and pinion elevators as new installations if installed according to Group III regulations.

Section 3000(e) New Installations.
The existing regulation, section 3000(e), is proposed to be redesignated section 3000(f) which specifies new installations are devices listed in section 3000(b) that conform with certain erection plans or contracts which the notice of intention to install is filed with the Division; existing installations operating previous to the adoption these regulations; or existing installation which have been moved to a new location.

The proposed regulation will specify new installations are those installation listed and indicated as new devices in section 3000(c) that conform with the qualifying criterion in the existing new installations regulation above. The proposed regulation will also note the regulations for new installations are contained in Group III.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(f))

The proposed regulation will require the regulated public to comply with the applicable regulation(s) when installing elevators classified as new installations.

Section 3000(f) Existing Installations.
The existing regulation, section 3000(f), is proposed to be redesignated section 3000(g) which specifies existing installations are devices listed in section 3000(b) that have been inspected by the Division to which a serial number has been assigned; devices for which erection was begun before these regulations became effective and for which the notice of intent to install is not required; and devices erected from plans or contracts completed and for which the notice of intent to install is filed with the Division before these regulations become effective.

The proposed regulation will specify existing installations are devices listed as existing devices in section 3000(c) and that comply with the criteria above which defines existing installations. The proposed regulation will also note the regulations for existing installations are contained in Group II.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(g))

The proposed regulation will require elevator owners of existing elevator installations to comply with the applicable regulations in section 3000(c).

Section 3000(g) Retroactive Orders.
The existing Section 3000(g) specifies how the orders are applied retroactively.

It is proposed to delete existing Section 3000(g). This proposal will have no regulatory effect on the regulated public because information similar to that provided by existing section 3000(g) will be provided under proposed Groups I, II, and III.

Section 3000(h) Major Alterations.
Existing Section 3000(h) defines the category of major alterations of passenger or freight elevators and lists the features under each category, and requires that major alterations comply with the requirements of new installations.

The proposed regulation entitled "Alterations, Repairs, Replacements, and Maintenance of Devices" deletes the defined categories and related features of major alterations of passenger or freight elevators; and provides that alterations, repairs, replacements, and maintenance of devices as listed in section 3000(c) comply with Part XII of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rule 1200.1, Rule 1206.10, section 1214, section 1215, section 1216, and section 1217; which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3000(h))

Section 3000(i) Replacements.
The existing regulation specifies that where replacements are made that are not the same as the original equipment, the new replacement shall comply with the regulations applicable to new installations.

It is proposed to delete existing Section 3000(i). This proposal will have no regulatory effect on the regulated public as regulations regarding replacements are contained in proposed section 3000(h).

Article 2. Permit to Operate
Section 3001. Permit to Operate.
Section 3001(a) Submittal of Plans and Notification of Intent to Install.
Section 3001(a)(1)

The existing regulation refers to the Division of Industrial Safety as the agency that an individual or business must submit erection plans to if they intend to install a new elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving walk, or manlift.

The proposed regulation will reference the agency as the "Division". The obsolete term "Division of Industrial Safety" has been changed to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health or "Division". This proposal is editorial and will have no effect on the public.

Section 3001(a)(4)
The existing regulation provides that major alterations to existing passenger or freight elevators as defined in section 3000(h) shall be considered as new installations for submittal of plans or notice of intent to make the alteration and the subsequent notification that the work is complete and ready for inspection.

The proposed regulation will delete the word "Major" before the word "alterations" and will provide that the notice of intent shall include a complete description of the alteration.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3001(a)4.)

The proposed regulation will require the owners of existing passenger or freight elevators doing alterations, not specifically major alterations, as defined in Section 3000(h) to submit to the Division a complete description of the alteration with the notice of intent.

Section 3001(a)(8) and (a)(8)(B)
The existing regulations provide that the person or firm installing a static control shall provide the Division with information showing that the control complies with the requirements of sections 3039(b)(5), 3039(d), 3040(a)(5), 3040(b)(4), 3040(f)(4) and 3040(f)(7) at the time of inspection. The existing regulation further provides that this information shall be in the form of either: (A) Electrical schematic diagrams or block diagrams of the control and safety circuits; or (B) A written checkout procedure and demonstration of safety and speed control circuits required by sections 3039(b)(5), 3039(d), 3040(a)(5), 3040(b)(4), 3040(f)(4) and 3040(f)(7) at the time of inspection.

The proposed regulation will provide that the person or firm installing a static control shall provide the Division with information showing that the control complies with the requirements of Group II, sections 3040(f)(4) and 3040(f)(7). The proposal will further provide that this information shall be in the form of either: (A) Electrical schematic diagrams or block diagrams of the control and safety circuits; or (B) A written checkout procedure and demonstration of safety and speed control circuits required by Group II, sections 3040(f)(4) and 3040(f)(7) at the time of inspection.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3001(a)8. and (a)8.B.)

The proposed regulation will require the owner who intends to install a new passenger or freight elevator with a static control, to provide the Division with information that the control complies with Group II, sections 3040(f)(4) and 3040(f)(7). The information shall be either an electrical schematic diagram or block diagram of the control and safety circuits; or a written checkout procedure and demonstration at the time of the inspection of safety and speed control circuits required by the above sections.

Section 3001(b) Inspections Required.
Section 3001(b)(2)

The existing regulation provides that each major alteration of an existing passenger or freight elevator shall be inspected by an authorized representative of the Division and a new permit to operate issued before the elevator is placed back in service.

The proposed regulation will delete the word "Major" after the word "Each" and before the word "alteration". This proposal will have no regulatory effect on the regulated public since this proposal is for consistency since the degree of alterations, such as major alterations, will no longer be used.

Section 3001(b)(3)
The existing regulation provides that the replacement of door locking devices, safety devices, governors, or oil buffers, shall be inspected by an authorized representative of the Division.

The proposed regulation provides that replacement of door locking devices, safety devices, governors, oil buffers, counterweights, car enclosures and car doors and gates, terminal stopping devices, operating devices and control equipment, controllers, emergency and signaling devices, shall be inspected by an authorized representative of the Division.

The proposed regulation will require owners of passenger or freight elevators to ensure an authorized Division representative inspects the replacement of door locking devices, safety devices, governors, oil buffers, counterweights, car enclosures and car doors and gates, terminal stopping devices, operating devices and control equipment, controllers, emergency and signaling devices.

Article 4. Qualifications for Certified Inspectors
Section 3003. Qualifications for Certified Inspectors.
Section 3003(c) Training.

The existing regulation specifies the candidate shall have completed at least 90 days of intensive training in elevator inspection in California under the direct supervision of a certified elevator inspector immediately prior to the examination. It further specifies this training period may be waived prior to the written examination for candidates seeking employment by a municipality provided no certificate shall be issued until the candidate has been employed and satisfactorily completed the prescribed training period.

The proposed regulation will delete the option that only allows the training period to be waived for candidates seeking employment by a municipality and permit waiving the training period requirement prior to the written examination for all candidates, however, no certificate shall be issued until the candidate has been employed and satisfactorily completed the prescribed training period.

The proposed regulation will permit the candidate to take the examination prior to completing the training period.

Article 6. Definitions
Section 3009. Definitions.
Section 3009(b) List of Definitions.

The existing regulation contains definitions of the terms used with these regulations.

The proposed regulation will delete obsolete terms and their definitions, and will add new terms and their definitions.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3009(b))

The proposed regulation will facilitate communications between elevator inspectors, mechanics, engineers, and owners.

New Group II. Existing Elevator Installations
The proposed new group heading and information will communicate that the regulations for existing elevator installations are contained in Group II.
(Title 24, Part 7, Group II)

New Group III. New Elevator Installations
The proposed new group heading and information will communicate that the regulations for new elevators, installed after the effective date of these orders to be determined by the Office of Administrative Law, are contained in Group III.
(Title 24, Part 7, Group III)

New Article 20. Hoistway, Hoistway Enclosures, and Related Construction for Electric Elevators
A new Article 20 heading is proposed for regulations that apply to new electric elevators installed after the effective date of these orders to be determined by the Office of Administrative Law.

New Section 3120.0. Construction of Hoistways and Hoistway Enclosures.
Proposed new section 3120.0 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to ensure the construction of hoistways and hoistway enclosures complies with Section 100 of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rules 100.1a(3) and 100.1c(3); which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.0(a))

New Section 3120.0(a)
Proposed new section 3120.0(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide hoistways and hoistway enclosures that comply with section 3010(a)(6) and section 3010(d)(2)(B).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.0(a)1.)

New Section 3120.0(b). Screening of Hoistway.
Proposed new section 3120.0(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide screening, made of certain materials, between elevators when two or more elevators are located in the same hoistway. The screening will be subject to local building codes.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.0(b))

New Section 3120.1. Machine Rooms and Machinery Spaces.
Proposed new section 3120.1 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide machine rooms and machinery space that complies with Section 101 of ASME A17.1-199, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.1(a))

New Section 3120.1(a)
Proposed new section 3120.1(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide machine rooms and machinery spaces that comply with sections 3011(b)(3), 3011(e)(2)(D), 3011(f)(2), 3011(g), and 3011(h) for new electric elevator installations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.1(a)1.)

New Section 3120.2. Electrical Equipment, Wiring, Pipes and Ducts in Hoistways, Machine Rooms and Machinery Spaces.
Proposed new section 3120.2 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to install electrical equipment, wiring, pipes, and ducts in hoistways, machine rooms and machinery spaces that comply with Section 102 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.2(a))

New Section 3120.2(a)
Proposed new section 3120.2(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to install electrical equipment and wiring in compliance with Part 3, California State Electrical Code, Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.2(a)1.)

New Section 3120.3. Location and Guarding of Counterweights.
Proposed new section 3120.3 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to ensure the location and guarding of counterweights for new electric elevator installation comply with Section 103 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.3(a))

New Section 3120.3(a)
Proposed new section 3120.3(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide an opening in the counterweight pit guard if the guard prevents viewing of the counterweight runby. The opening shall be protected to prevent accidental contact with the moving equipment.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.3(a)1.)

New Section 3120.4. Guarding of Exposed Equipment.
The proposed new section 3120.4 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide guarding of exposed equipment in compliance with Section 104 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.4(a))

New Section 3120.4(a)
Proposed new section 3120.4(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide guarding of exposed equipment that complies with section 3014(a) and section 3014(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.4(a)1.)

New Section 3120.5. Machinery and Sheave Beams, Supports, and Foundations.
New section 3120.5 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide machinery and sheave beams, supports, and foundations that comply with Section 105 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.5)

New Section 3120.6. Pits.
Proposed new section 3120.6 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide pits that comply with Section 106 of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rules 106.1c and 106.1d(2); which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.6(a))

New Section 3120.6(a)
Proposed new section 3120.6(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installation to provide pits that comply with sections 3016(a), 3016(d)(3), 3016(d)(4), 3016(d)(5), and 3016(h).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.6(a)1.)

New Section 3120.7. Bottom and Top Clearances and Runbys for Elevator Cars and Counterweights.
Proposed new section 3120.7 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide bottom and top clearances and runbys for elevator cars and counterweights that comply with Section 107 of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rules 107.1b(1)(a) and 107.lb(1)(b); which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.7)

New Section 3120.8. Horizontal Car and Counterweight Clearances.
New section 3120.8 will require owners of new electric elevator installation to provide clearances for horizontal car and counterweight that comply with Section 108 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 108.1e(1)(a), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.8(a))

New Section 3120.8(a)
New section 3120.8(a) will allow owners of new electric elevator installations to increase the clearance between the edge of the car platform sill and the hoistway enclosure or fascia plate.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.8(a)1.)

New Section 3120.9. Protection of Spaces Below Hoistways.
New section 3120.9 will require the owners of new electric elevator installations to provide protection of spaces below hoistways that comply with Section 109 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.9)

New Section 3120.10. Protection of Hoistway-Landing Openings.
Proposed new section 3120.10 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide protection of hoistway-landing openings that comply with Section 110 of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rules 110.1 and 110.4b(2); which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.10(a))

New Section 3120.10(a)
Proposed new section 3120.10(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide protection of hoistway-landing openings that comply with sections 3020(a)(1), 3020(a)(2), 3020(a)(3)(B), 3020(a)(4), 3020(b)(6)(B), and 3020(b)(9)(C).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.10(a)1.)

New Section 3120.11. Hoistway-Door Locking Devices, Car Door or Gate Electric Contacts, Hoistway Access Switches, and Elevator Parking Devices.
Proposed new section 3120.11 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide hoistway-door locking devices, car door and gate electric contacts, hoistway access switches and elevator parking devices that comply with Section 111 of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rules 111.9a, 111.9d, 111.9e, and 111.10; which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.11(a))

New Section 3120.11(a)
Proposed new section 3120.11(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide hoistway door locking devices approved by the Division. Drawings, test reports and a working model of the device shall be submitted to the Division with the request for approval. Approval criterion is specified in section 3110.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.11(a)1.)

New Section 3120.11(b)
Proposed new section 3120.11(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide hoistway access switches that comply with section 3021(k)(1), excluding the exception, and section 3021(k)(2)(B).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.11(a)2.)

New Section 3120.12. Power Operation, Power-Opening and Power-Closing of Hoistway Doors and Car Doors or Gates.
Proposed new section 3120.12 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide power operation, power-opening, and power-closing of hoistway doors and car doors and gates that comply with Section 112 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.12)

Article 21. Machinery and Equipment for Electric Elevators
New Section 3121.0. Car and Counterweight Guide Rails, Guide Rail Supports and Fastenings.

Proposed new section 3120.0 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car and counterweight guide rails, guide-rail supports and fastenings that comply with Section 200 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.0(a))

New Section 3121.0(a)
Proposed new section 3121.0(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide guide rail supports and fastenings that comply with section 3030(k)(3).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.0(a)1.)

New Section 3121.0(b)
Proposed new section 3121.0(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to secure the brackets in their final position by a bolt not less than 3/8 inch diameter or by welding where slots are used for adjustment of the distance between guide rails.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.0(a)2.)

New Section 3121.1. Buffers and Bumpers.
Proposed new section 3121.1 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide buffers and bumpers that comply with Section 201 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 201.4h, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.1(a))

New Section 3121.1(a)
Proposed new section 3121.1(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide buffers and bumpers that comply with sections 3031(j)(3) and 3031(o)(2).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.1(a)1.)

New Section 3121.1(b)
Proposed new section 3121.1(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide oil buffers approved by the Division. The proposed regulations will also require owners to submit drawings and tests of the oil buffers to the Division with a request for approval. Approval criterion is specified in section 3108(f).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.1(a)2.)

Section 3121.2. Counterweights.
Proposed new section 3121.2 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide counterweight that comply with Section 202 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.2(a))

New Section 3121.2(a)
Proposed new section 3121.2(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide counterweights that comply with section 3032(b)(2).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.2(a)1.)

New Section 3121.3. Car Frames and Platforms.
Proposed new section 3121.3 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car frames and platforms that comply with Section 203 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.3(a))

New Section 3121.3(a)
Proposed new section 3121.3(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car frames and platforms that comply with sections 3033(a) and 3033(i)(3).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.3(a)1.)

New Section 3121.4. Car Enclosures, Car Doors and Gates, and Car Illumination.
Proposed new section 3121.4 will require owners of new electric elevators installations to provide car enclosures, car doors and gates, and car illumination that comply with Section 204 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 204.1e(2), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.4(a))

New Section 3121.4(a)
Proposed new section 3121.4(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car enclosures, car doors and gates, and car illumination that comply with sections 3034(a)(3), 3034(a)(4)(D), 3034(a)(9), 3034(b)(3), and 3034(b)(5).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.4(a)1.)

New Section 3121.4(b)
Proposed new section 3121.4(b) will prohibit the installation of collapsible type car gates for new electric elevators.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.4(a)2.)

New Section 3121.5. Car and Counterweight Safeties.
Proposed new section 3121.5 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car and counterweight safeties that comply with Section 205 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.5(a))

New Section 3121.5(a)
Proposed new section 3121.5(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car and counterweight safeties approved by the Division. The proposed new regulation will further require that the data required for approval shall comply with section 3106(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.5(a)1.)

New Section 3121.5(b)
Proposed new section 3121.5(b) will require the owners of new electric elevator installations to provide car and counterweight safeties that comply with sections 3035(c)(6) and 3035(n)(4).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.5(a)2.)

New Section 3121.6. Speed Governors.
Proposed new section 3121.6 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide speed governors that comply with Section 206 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.6(a))

New Section 3121.6(a)
Proposed new section 3121.6(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide speed governors approved by the Division. The proposed new regulation will further require that the data required for approval shall comply with section 3105(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.6(a)1.)

New Section 3121.6(b)
Proposed new section 3121.6(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installation to provide speed governors that comply with sections 3036(h)(3) and 3036(h)(4).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-2121.6(a)2.)

New Section 3121.7. Capacity and Loading.
Proposed new section 3121.7 will require owners of new electric elevator installations ensure the capacity and loading comply with Section 207 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.7)

New Section 3121.8. Driving Machines and Sheaves.
Proposed new section 3121.8 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide driving machines and sheaves that comply with Section 208 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.8)

New Section 3121.9. Terminal Stopping Devices.
Proposed new section 3121.9 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide terminal stopping devices that comply with Section 209 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.9)

New Section 3121.10. Operating Devices and Control Equipment.
Proposed new section 3121.10 will require owners of new electric elevator installation to provide operating devices and control equipment that comply with Section 210 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 210.4(a), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.10(a))

New Section 3121.10(a)
Proposed new section 3121.10(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide operating devices and control equipment that comply with sections 3040(a)(5)(F), 3040(a)(7), and 3040(f)(7).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.10(a)1.)

New Section 3121.10(b)
Proposed new section 3121.10(b) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide operating devices and control equipment that comply with the following:
(1) Elevators with static control shall be tested for susceptibility to both radiated and conducted electromagnetic interference (EMI) that can be expected to occur in normal field operation so as not to render the electrical protective devices required in section 3121.10(a) ineffective.
(2) Elevator controls shall comply with the following when a key operated in the car stop switch is provided.
(A) The controls shall be arranged so that the car will not move, level or advance start unless the hoistway door(s) and the car door(s) are in the closed position, except for the required releveling or anti-creep.
(B) The car door contacts shall be adjusted so that the closed position of the car door is one inch or less.
(C) A key for the switch shall be kept in the elevator machine room for use by maintenance and inspection personnel.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.10(a)2.)

New Section 3121.11. Emergency Operation and Signaling Devices.
Proposed new section 3121.11 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide emergency operation and signaling devices that comply with Section 211 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.11(a))

New Section 3121.11(a). Medical Emergency Service.
Proposed new section 3121.11(a) will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide a medical emergency service elevator in compliance with section 3041(e). The new regulation also contains a note specifying earthquake requirements are found in Article 37.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.11(b))

New Section 3121.12. Suspension Ropes and Their Connections.
Proposed new section 3121.12 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide suspension ropes and connections that comply with Section 212 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.12)

New Section 3121.13. Welding.
Proposed new section 3121.13 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to ensure the welding is in accordance with Section 213 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.13)

New Section 3121.14. Layout Data.
Proposed new section 3121.14 will require owners of new electric elevator installations to provide layout data that comply with Section 214 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3121.14)

Article 22. Hydraulic Elevators
New Section 3122.0. Hoistways, Hoistways Enclosures, and Related Construction.

Proposed new section 3122.0 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide hoistways, hoistway enclosures and related construction that comply with Section 300 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(a))

New Section 3122.0(a)
Proposed new section 3122.0(a) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide machine rooms and machinery spaces that comply with sections 3050(b)(7) and 3050(b)(8).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(b))

New Section 3122.0(b)
Proposed new section 3122.0(b) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide electrical equipment, wiring, pipes and ducts in hoistways, machine rooms, and machinery spaces that comply with section 3120.2.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(c))

New Section 3122.0(c)
Proposed new section 3122.0(c) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide guarding of exposed equipment that comply with sections 3120.4(a) and 3052(a)(2)(A).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(d))

New Section 3122.0(d)
Proposed new section 3122.0(d) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide pits that comply with section 3120.6(a).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(e))

New Section 3122.0(e)
Proposed new section 3122(e) will require owners of new hydraulic elevators installations to provide a horizontal clearance of not more than 24 inches between the enclosure and any side of the car top that is not protected by guide rails.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(f))

New Section 3122.0(f)
Proposed new section 3122(f) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide protection of hoistway landing openings that comply with section 3120.10(a).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(g))

New Section 3122.0(g)
Proposed new section 3122.0(g) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide hoistway-door locking devices, car door and gate electric contacts, hoistway access switches, and elevator parking devices that comply with sections 3120.11(a) and 3120.11(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.0(h))

New Section 3122.1. Mechanical Equipment.
Proposed new section 3122.1 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide mechanical equipment that complies with Section 301 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(a))

New Section 3122.1(a)
Proposed new section 3122.1(a) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide car and counterweight guide rails, guide rail supports and fastenings that comply with sections 3121.0(a) and 3121.0(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(b))

New Section 3122.1(b)
Proposed new section 3122.1(b) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide buffers and bumpers that comply with sections 3121.1(a) and 3121.1(b). The average retardation for a buffer or bumper shall not be greater than 32.2 ft/sec2 (1g).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(c))

New Section 3122.1(c)
Proposed new section 3122.1(c) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide car enclosures, car doors and gates, and car illumination that comply with sections 3121.4(a) and 3121.4(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(d))

New Section 3122.1(d)
Proposed new section 3122.1(d) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide car and counterweight safeties that comply with sections 3121.5(a) and 3121.5(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(e))

New Section 3122.1(e)
Proposed new section 3122.1(e) wll require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide speed governors that comply with section 3121.6.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.1(f))

New Section 3122.2. Hydraulic Machines.
Proposed new section 3122.2 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide driving machines that comply with Section 302 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.2)

New Section 3122.3. Valves, Supply Piping, and Fittings.
Proposed new section 3122.3 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide valves, supply piping, and fittings that comply with Section 303 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.3)

New Section 3122.4. Hydraulic Machines, Tanks.
Proposed new section 3122.4 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide tanks that comply with Section 304 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 304.4, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.4)

New Section 3122.5. Terminal Stopping Devices.
Proposed new section 3122.5 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide terminal stopping devices that comply with Section 305 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.5)

New Section 3122.6. Operating Devices and Control Equipment.
Proposed new section 3122.6 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide operating devices and control equipment that comply with Section 306 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.6(a))

New Section 3122.6(a)
Proposed new section 3122.6(a) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide operating devices and control equipment that comply with sections 3121.10(a) and 3121.10(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.6(a)1.)

New Section 3122.6(b)
Proposed new section 3122.6(b) will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide a medical emergency service elevator in compliance with section 3121.11(a). The proposed regulation also informs the owners of new hydraulic elevator installations that earthquake requirements are found in Article 37.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.6(b))

New Section 3122.7. Counterweights Ropes, Rope Connections, and Sheaves.
Proposed new section 3122.7 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide counterweight ropes, rope connections, and sheaves that comply with Section 307 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3122.7)

New Section 3122.8. Layout Data.
Proposed new section 3122.8 will require owners of new hydraulic elevator installations to provide layout data that comply with Section 308 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 8, Part 7, Section 7-3122.8)

Article 23. Power Sidewalk Elevators
New Section 3123. Power Sidewalk Elevators.

Proposed new section 3123 will require owners of new sidewalk elevator installations to comply with Part IV of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3123(a))

New Section 3123(a)
Proposed new section 3123(a) will require owners of new sidewalk elevator installations to comply with the following sections: 3120.1(a), 3120.2, 3120.6(a), 3120.8(a), and 3120.10(a) as these sections apply to freight elevators; and sections 3120.11(a), 3121.1(b), 3121.5(a), 3121.6(a), and 3121.10(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3123(a)1.)

Article 24. Hand Elevators
New Section 3124. Hand Elevators.

Proposed new section 3124 will require owners of new hand elevator installations to comply with Part VI of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3124(a))

New Section 3124(a)
Proposed new section 3124(a) will require owners of new hand elevator installations to provide electrical equipment, wiring, pipes, and ducts in hoistways, machine rooms and machinery space that comply with section 3120.2.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3124(a)1.)

Article 25. Hand and Power Dumbwaiters
New Section 3125. Hand and Power Dumbwaiters.

Proposed new section 3125 will require owners of new hand and power dumbwaiter installations to comply with Part VII of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3125(a))

New Section 3125(a)
Proposed new section 3125(a) will require owners of new hand and power dumbwaiter installations to comply with sections 3079(c)(1) and 3120.2.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3125(a)1.)

New Section 3126.0. Protection of Floor Openings.
Proposed new section 3126.0 will require owners of new escalator installations to comply with Section 800 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.0)

New Section 3126.1. Protection of Supports and Machine Spaces Against Fire.
Proposed new section 3126.1 will require owners of new escalator installations to provide protection of supports and machine spaces against fire that comply with Section 801 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.1)

New Section 3126.2. Construction Requirements.
Proposed new section 3126.2 will require owners of new escalator installations to ensure construction requirements comply with Section 802 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.2(a))

New Section 3126.2(a)
Proposed new section 3126.2(a) will require owners of new escalator installations to provide a device, such as a brush or sideplate, on the balustrade skirt panel and such device will need to meet certain requirements.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.2(b))

New Section 3126.3. Rated Speed.
Proposed new section 3126.3 will require owners of new escalator installations to ensure the escalator rated speed comply with Section 803 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.3)

New Section 3126.4. Driving Machine, Motor, and Brake.
Proposed new section 3126.4 will require owners of new escalator installations to provide a driving machine, motor, and brake that comply with Section 804 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.4)

New Section 3126.5. Operating and Safety Devices.
Proposed new section 3126.5 will require owners of new escalator installations to provide operating and safety devices that comply with Section 805 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 805.3n(1), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.5(a))

New Section 3126.5(a)
Proposed new section 3126.5(a) will require owners of new escalator installations to provide a means to open the power circuit to the escalator driving machine motor and brake if a horizontal force exceeding 400 lb/ft in the direction of travel is applied at either side, or exceeding 800 lb/ft at the center of the front edge of the combplate.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 3126.5(a)1.)

New Section 3126.6. Lighting, Access, and Electrical Work.
Proposed new section 3126.6 will require owners of new escalator installations to provide lighting, access and electrical work that comply with Section 806 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126(a))

New Section 3126.6(a)
Proposed new section 3126.6(a) will require owners of new escalator installations to provide electrical equipment and wiring that comply with the California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 3, California State Electrical Code.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126(a)1.)

New Section 3126.6(b)
Proposed new section 3126.6(b) will require owners of new escalator installations to provide a competent person to assist the Division's representative, where step removal is required, to gain access to the drive unit, brakes, or safety devices required by Section 805 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126(a)2.)

New Section 3126.7. Outdoor Escalators.
Proposed new section 3126.7 will require owners of new outdoor escalator installations to provide outdoor escalators that comply with Section 807 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3126.7)

Article 27. Moving Walks
New Section 3127.0. Protection of Floor Openings.

Proposed new section 3127.0 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide protection of floor openings that comply with Section 900 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.0)

New Section 3127.1. Protection of Supports and Machine Space Against Fire.
Proposed new section 3127.1 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide protection of supports and machine spaces against fire that comply with Section 901 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.1)

New Section 3127.2. Construction Requirements.
Proposed new section 3127.2 will require owners of new moving walk installations to ensure construction requirements comply with Section 902 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.2)

New Section 3127.2(a)
Proposed new section 3127.2(a) will permit owners of new moving walks installations to provide a device, such as brushes or sideplate, on moving walks with balustrade skirt panels, and such device will need to meet certain requirements.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.2(a))

New Section 3127.3. Rated Speed.
Proposed new section 3127.3 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide a moving walk speed rate that complies with Section 903 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.3)

New Section 3127.4. Driving Machine, Motor, and Brake.
Proposed new section 3127.4 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide a driving machine, motor, and brake that comply with Section 904 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.4)

New Section 3127.5. Operating and Safety Devices.
Proposed new section 3127.5 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide operating and safety devices that comply with Section 905 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 905.1k(1), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.5(a))

New Section 3127.5(a)
Proposed new section 3127.5(a) will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide a means which will cause the opening of the power circuit to the escalator driving machine motor and brake if a horizontal force exceeding 400 lb/ft is applied in the direction of travel at either side, or exceeding 800 lb/ft at the center of the front edge of the complete.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.5(a)1.)

New Section 3127.6. Lighting, Access, and Electrical Work.
Proposed new section 3127.6 will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide lighting, access, and electrical work that comply with Section 906 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 906.4(a), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.6(a))

New Section 3127.6(a)
Proposed new section 3127.6(a) will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide electrical equipment and wiring that comply with the California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 3, California State Electrical Code.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.6(a)1.)

New Section 3127.6(b)
Proposed new section 3127.6(b) will require owners of new moving walk installations to provide a competent person to assist the Division's representative, when necessary, to gain access to the drive unit, brakes, or safety devices required in Section 905 of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 905.3k(1), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.6(a)2.)

New Section 3127.7. Outdoor Moving Walks.
Proposed new section 3127.7 will require owners of new outdoor moving walk installations to comply with Section 907 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.7)

Article 28. Periodic and Acceptance Inspections and Tests
New Section 3128. Periodic and Acceptance Inspections and Tests.

Proposed new section 3128 will require owners of new elevator installations to provide periodic and acceptance inspections and tests that comply with Part X of ASME A17.1-1996; except Rule 1001.1, Rule 1004.1, Rule 1005.3b, Rule 1010.2, Rule 1010.8, Rule 1010.11, Rule 1010.13, and section 1011; which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3128)

Article 29. Engineering and Type Tests
New Section 3129. Engineering and Type Tests.

Proposed new section 3129 will require owners of new elevator installations to provide elevator assemblies engineering and type tests that comply with Part XI of ASME A17.1-1996; except Sections 1102 and 1104; which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 4, Section 7-3129)

Article 30. Design Data and Formulas
New Section 3130. Design Data and Formulas.

Proposed new section 3130 will require owners of new elevator installations to ensure the elevator and installation comply with the design data that comply with Part XIII of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3130)

Article 31. Material Lifts and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices
New Section 3131. Material Lifts and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices.

Proposed new section 3131 will require owners of new material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer device installations to comply with Part XIV of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3131(a))

New Section 3131(a)
Proposed new section 3131(a) will require owners of new material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer device installations to comply with section 3120.2.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3131(a)1.)

Article 32. Special-Purpose Elevators
New Section 3132. Special-Purpose Elevators.

Propose new section 3132 will require owners of new special-purpose elevator installations to comply with Part XV of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3132(a))

New Section 3132(a)
Proposed new section 3132(a) will require owners of new special-purpose elevator installations to comply with sections 3120.2, 3120.11(a), 3121.1(b), 3121.5(a), and 3121.6(a).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3132(a)1.)

Article 33. Rack and Pinion Elevators
New Section 3133. Rack and Pinion Elevators.

Proposed new section 3133 will require owners of new rack and pinion elevator installations to comply with Part XVI of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 1600.3, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3133(a))

New Section 3133(a)
Proposed new section 3133(a) will require owners of new rack and pinion elevator installations to comply with sections 3120.2, 3120.11(a), and 3121.1(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3133(a)1.)

New Section 3133(b)
Proposed new section 3133(b) will require owners of new rack and pinion elevator installations to comply with section 3120.1(a), if the machine room and/or machinery space is a separate room and/or space.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3133(a)2.)

Article 34. Inclined Elevators
New Section 3134. Inclined Elevators.

Proposed new section 3134 will require owners of new inclined elevator installations to comply with Part XVII of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3134(a))

New Section 3134(a)
Proposed new section 3134(a) will require owners of new inclined elevator installations to comply with sections 3120.2, 3120.11(a), and 3121.1(b); and if applicable, comply with sections 3121.5(a) and 3121.6(a).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7- 3134(a)1.)

Article 35. Screw Column Elevators
New Section 3135. Screw Column Elevators.

Proposed new section 3135 will require owners of new screw column elevator installations to comply with Part XVIII of ASME A17.1-1996, which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3135(a))

New Section 3135(a)
Proposed new section 3135(a) will require owners of new screw column elevator installations to comply with section 3120.1(a) if the machine room and/or machinery space is in a separate room and/or space.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3135(a)1.)

New Section 3135(b)
Proposed new section 3135(b) will require owners of new screw column elevator installations to comply with sections 3120.2, 3120.11(b), and 3121.1(c); and if applicable, comply with sections 3121.5(b) and 3121.6(b).
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3135(a)2.)

Article 36. Special Access Lifts
New Section 3136. Special Access Lifts.

Proposed new section 3136 will require owners of new special access lift installations to comply with Article 15 of Group II regulations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3136)

Article 37. Seismic Requirements For Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks
New Section 3137. Seismic Requirements For Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks.

Proposed new section 3137 will require owners of new elevator installations to comply with the seismic requirements for elevators in Part XXIV of ASME A17.1-1996, except Rule 2409.1b(1), which is incorporated by reference.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3137(a))

New Section 3137(a)
Proposed new section 3137(a) will require owners of new elevator installations to provide earthquake protective devices designed, arranged and maintained to ensure that if any component fails, the elevator will go into the earthquake-sensed mode and be removed from service in the same manner as if an earthquake were occurring, and retain the elevator in that mode until the faulty component has been repaired and the system is again configured to work as intended.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3137(b))

New Section 3137(b)
Proposed new section 3137(b) will require owners of elevators in hospitals to set the earthquake sensing device to activate upon excitation in a horizontal or vertical direction of not more than 0.5 g.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3137(c))

New Section 3137(c)
Proposed new section 3137(c) will requires earthquake protection devices be arranged to be checked once a year for satisfactory operation and to be calibrated at intervals recommended by the manufacturer.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3137(d))

New Section 3137(d)
Proposed new section 3137(d) will require owners of new escalators and moving walk installations to comply with the following requirements in addition to other requirements contained in other parts of this code.
(1) Connections which join the escalator or moving walk to the building shall be designed for seismic loads of 0.5g in both principal horizontal directions.
(2) The design connections shall provide for maximum design story drift.
(A) Seismic restraint shall be provided at one end. The design shall account for torsion. All other supports shall be free to slide in the longitudinal direction.
(B) At the sliding end the width on the beam seat shall be capable of accommodating, without damage, at least two times the current code allowable story drift. (see Title 24, Chapter 16A, Section 1628A.8) in both tensile and compressive modes.
(C) Seismic restraint shall be provided in the transverse direction at all supports. The gap between the escalator truss and the seismic restraint shall not exceed 1/4 inch on each side.
(3) The handrail supports shall be designed to resist a lateral load of 50 lb/ft applied at the top of the handrail. In balustrades which contain glass, the glass shall not be part of the structural support system of the handrail.
(4) A minimum of one seismic switch shall be provided in every building in which an escalator or moving walk is installed.
(A) The seismic switch shall be activated at a level established by the manufacturer and a qualified engineer.
(B) Activation of the seismic switch shall remove power from the escalator or moving walk and apply the brake.
(C) Where a seismic switch is used exclusively to control the escalator or moving walk, is shall be located in an escalator or moving walk machine room and where possible shall be mounted adjacent to a vertical load bearing structural member.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3137(e))

Article 38. Hand Power Man Platforms
New Section 3138. Hand Power Man Platforms.

Proposed new section 3138 will require owners of new hand power man platform elevators to comply with Group II, Article 16 regulations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3138)

Article 39. Manlifts
New Section 3139. Manlifts.

Proposed new section 3139 will require owners of new manlift elevators to comply with Group II, Article 17 regulations.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3139)