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CHAPTER 4. DIVISION OF INDUSTRIAL SAFETY
Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
GROUP 4. CONVEYANCE INSTALLATIONS FOR WHICH THE INSTALLATION CONTRACT WAS SIGNED ON OR AFTER MAY 1, 2008
ARTICLE 41. CONVEYANCES COVERED BY ASME A17.1-2004
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§3141.6. Periodic Tests.

(a) Periodic testing shall comply with the parts of ASME A17.1-2004, section 8.11, that are applicable for the type of conveyance involved with the following frequencies:

  (1) Category One Tests shall be completed once every 12 months;  


  (2) Category Three Tests shall be completed once every 36 months; and  


  (3) Category Five Tests shall be completed once every 60 months.  


(b) Whenever a Category One Test is performed, the test procedure shall include earthquake protective devices in addition to the items specified by ASME A17.1- 2004, section 8.11.

(c) Test tags per ASME A17.1-2004, section 8.11.1.6, are required. Tags shall be installed in a machinery space when machine rooms are not available.

(d) Periodic tests shall be conducted by a Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic (CCCM) employed by a Certified Qualified Conveyance Company (CQCC).

(e) Periodic tests shall be witnessed, as required by ASME A17.1-2004, section 8.11.1.1.2, by a Certified Competent Conveyance Inspector (CCCI) or by a Division CCCI. Periodic tests witnessed by a CCCI shall be reported to the Division by the CCCI on a form provided by the Division, or equivalent, within 21 days of the test. The information required to be reported shall include:

  (1) The name of the CCCI witnessing the test;  


  (2) Type of test performed as contained in ASME A17.1-2004, section 8.11;  


  (3) Name of the CQCC and CCCM who performed the test;  


  (4) The date of the test; and  


  (5) Results of the test.  


(f) All statements on the form shall be made under penalty of perjury.

(g) If an elevator fails a periodic test, it shall be removed from service until a satisfactory test result is achieved.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 4-1-2008; operative 5-1-2008 (Register 2008, No. 14).

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