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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 15. Special Access Lifts

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§3093. Private Residence Type Elevators [Rule 500].

(a) Scope: Sections 3093 through 3093.59 apply to private residence type elevators, installed to facilitate access according to Title 24, in or at work places under the jurisdiction of the Division intended for the exclusive use of persons with disabilities.

(b) All private residence type elevators installed in locations under the jurisdiction of the Division shall meet the requirements of Article 15.

Exceptions to 3093(b):

1. Private residence type elevators existing at the time of adoption of this article shall have 3 years to comply.

2. Private residence type elevators allowed by variance.

(c) The machine and associated controllers and equipment shall be installed meeting the requirements of subsection 3011(a) and be secured against unauthorized access.

(d) Use of the elevator shall be restricted to a physically disabled individual(s) only and it shall not be used to transport materials and equipment.

(e) The Division shall inspect the elevator, witness a safety test(s) and issue a permit to operate, prior to it being placed into normal service.

NOTE: Numbers indicated in brackets following an order refer to the corresponding ANSI A17.1-1981 rule number.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093)

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


1. New Article 15 (Sections 3093, 3093.1-3093.59) filed 7-22-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 36). For history of former Article 15, see Registers 82, No. 40 and 79, No. 1.

2. Amendment of article heading, section heading, subsection (a) and Note filed 4-9-98; operative 5-9-98 (Register 98, No. 15).

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