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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 9. Hydraulic Elevators

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§3062. Counterweights.

(a) Applicable Requirements. Counterweights, where provided, shall conform to the requirements of Section 3032.

EXCEPTION: Rod-type counterweights may be used provided that, in addition to the two tie rods, they also have two supporting rods having a factor of safety of not less than 5 with the elevator at rest and the counterweight at the top of its travel.

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


1. New NOTE filed 12-8-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86. No. 50).

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