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

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§3093.23. Buffers and Buffer Supports.

(a) The car and counterweight shall be provided with spring buffers so designed and installed that they will not be fully compressed when struck by car with its rated load and speed or by the counterweight traveling at 125% of the rated speed, or at governor tripping speed where a governor-operated safety is used.

(b) Car and counterweight-buffer supports shall be of sufficient strength to withstand without failure the impact resulting from buffer engagement at 125% of the rated speed, or at governor tripping speed where a governor-operated safety is used.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.23)

NOTE

Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 7-22-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 36).

2. Amendment of section heading filed 8-29-2001; operative 9-28-2001 (Register 2001, No. 35).

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