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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Group 3. New Elevator Installations, Article 22. Hydraulic Elevators

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§3122.0. Hoistways, Hoistway Enclosures, and Related Construction.

Hoistways, hoistway enclosures and related construction shall comply with section 300 of ASME A17.1-1996, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(a) Machine rooms and machinery spaces shall comply with sections 3011(d)(1)(D), 3050(b)(7) and 3050(b)(8).

(b) Electrical equipment, wiring, pipes and ducts in hoistways, machine rooms and machinery spaces shall comply with section 3120.2.

(c) Guarding of exposed equipment shall comply with section 3120.4(a) and section 3052(a)(2)(A).

(d) Pits shall comply with section 3120.6.

(e) The horizontal clearance between the enclosure and any side of the car top that is not protected by guide rails shall be not more than 24 inches.

(f) Protection of hoistway landing openings shall comply with section 3120.10(a).

(g) Hoistway-door locking devices, car door and gate electric contacts, hoistway access switches, and elevator parking devices shall comply with section 3120.11(a) and section 3120.11(b).


Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New article 22 (sections 3122.0-3122.8) and section filed 9-25-98; operative 10-25-98 (Register 98, No. 39).

2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 5-8-2002; operative 6-7-2002 (Register 2002, No. 19).

3. Amendment of section and Note filed 7-28-2003; operative 8-27-2003 (Register 2003, No. 31).

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