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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 15. Special Access Lifts
§3093.14. Location and Guarding of Counterweights.
Access shall be provided for inspection, maintenance, and repair of an enclosed
counterweight and its ropes. Doors on the counterweight enclosure shall be self-closing
and self-locking and openable from the outside only with a suitable key. If the
enclosure is of such size that the door can be closed when the enclosure is occupied
by a person, the door shall be easily openable from the inside without the use
of a key or other instrument. A stop switch conforming to the requirements of
subsection 3040(b)(5) shall be located adjacent to and inside the opening and
operable without entering the enclosure.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.14)
Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor
1. New section filed 7-22-86; effective thirtieth thereafter (Register 86, No.
2. Editorial correction of fourth sentence (Register 95, No. 41).
3. Amendment of section heading and section filed 8-29-2001; operative 9-28-2001
(Register 2001, No. 35).
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