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

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§3093.52. Suspension Ropes.

(a) On elevators having a rated load of 450 lb. (204 kg) or less and operating at a rated speed of 30 fpm (0.15 m/s) or less, suspension ropes shall be not less than 1/4 in. (6.3 mm) in diameter.

(b) On elevators having a rated load of more than 450 lb. and less than 750 lb. and operating at a rated speed of 30 fpm or less, suspension ropes shall be not less than 3/8 in. in diameter.

(c) Where the rated load is more than 750 lb. or the rated speed exceeds 30 fpm, each suspension rope shall have a safety factor of not less than 7.5.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.52)

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 and section filed 8-29-2001; operative 9-28-2001 (Register 2001, No. 35).

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