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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Group 3. New Elevator Installations, Article 27. Moving Walks

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§3127.5. Operating and Safety Devices.

Operating and safety devices shall comply with Section 905 of ASME A17.1-1996, except for Rule 905.3k(1), which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(a) Means shall be provided which will cause the opening of the power circuit to the escalator driving machine motor and brake if a horizontal force exceeding 400 lb/ft in the direction of travel is applied at either side, or exceeding 800 lb/ft at the center of the front edge of the combplate.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3127.5.)

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


1. New section filed 9-25-98; operative 10-25-98 (Register 98, No. 39).

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