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(b) Elevators with roller chain suspension shall be provided with a slack chain device which will remove power from the motor and the brake if the car is obstructed in its descent and the suspension means slacken. This device need not be of the manually reset type if the chain sprockets are guarded to prevent the chain from becoming disengaged from the sprockets.
(c) Roped and chain hydraulic elevators shall be provided with a slack device which will remove power from the motor and the brake if the car is obstructed in its descent and the suspension means slacken.
(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.44)
Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 7-22-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 36).
2. Amendment of section heading and new subsection (c) filed 8-29-2001; operative
9-28-2001 (Register 2001, No. 35).
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