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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Article 15. Special Access Lifts
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§3093.14. Location and Guarding of Counterweights.

Access shall be provided for inspection, maintenance, and repair of an enclosed counterweight and its ropes. Doors on the counterweight enclosure shall be self-closing and self-locking and openable from the outside only with a suitable key. If the enclosure is of such size that the door can be closed when the enclosure is occupied by a person, the door shall be easily openable from the inside without the use of a key or other instrument. A stop switch conforming to the requirements of subsection 3040(b)(5) shall be located adjacent to and inside the opening and operable without entering the enclosure.

(Title 24, Part 7, Section 7-3093.14)


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


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

2. Editorial correction of fourth sentence (Register 95, No. 41).

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

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