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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 15. Special Access Lifts
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§3093.13. Counterweights.

(a) Counterweights, where used, shall run in guide rails.

(b) Counterweights shall be located as required by subsection 3013(a).

(c) Where a car counterweight is used, it shall not be of sufficient weight to cause slackening of any rope during acceleration or retardation of the car.

(d) The counterweight sections, whether carried in a frame or not, shall be fastened together and shall also be secured to prevent shifting by an amount which will reduce the running clearance to less than that specified in subsection 3093.6(a).

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.13)


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


1. New section filed 7-22-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 36).

2. Amendment of section heading filed 8-29-2001; operative 9-28-2001 (Register 2001, No. 35).

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