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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Group 3. New Elevator Installations, Article 20. Hoistways, Hoistway Enclosures, and Related Construction for Electric Elevators
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§3120.3. Location and Guarding of Counterweights.

Location and guarding of counterweights shall comply with Section 103 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(a) If the counterweight pit guard prevents viewing of the counterweight runby, an opening in the guard shall be provided which will allow verification of the counterweight runby. The opening shall be protected to prevent accidental contact with the moving equipment.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3120.3.)

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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