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Subchapter 6. Elevator Safety Orders
Group IV. Conveyance Installations for Which the Installation Contract Was Signed on or After May 1, 2008
Article 42. Conveyances Covered by ASME A18.1-2003

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§3142. General Requirements.

(a) Conveyances covered by ASME A18.1-2003, section 1.1, Scope, and Article 42 of Title 8 shall comply with ASME A18.1-2003, Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, which is hereby incorporated by reference, and the following:
(1) Group II, sections 3094.2(r) and 3094.5.
(2) Power doors shall comply with ANSI/BHMA A156.19-1997, American National Standard for Power Assist and Low Energy Power Operated Doors, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(b) Acceptance inspections and tests shall comply with ASME A18.1-2003, section 10.4, that are applicable to the type of elevator installed or altered.
(c) Periodic inspections shall comply with ASME A18.1-2003, section 10, applicable for the type of elevators involved.
(d) Periodic tests shall comply with section 3141.6(c), (e), and (f) and ASME A18.1-2003, section 10.3.
(e) Periodic tests shall be witnessed by a Certified Competent Conveyance Inspector (CCCI) or a Division CCCI. Periodic tests witnessed by a CCCI shall be reported to the Division by the CCCI on a form provided by the Division, or equivalent, within 21 days of the test. The information required to be reported shall include:
(1) The name of the CCCI witnessing the test;
(2) Type of test performed;
(3) Name of the CQCC and CCCM who performed the test;
(4) The date of the test; and
(5) Results of the test.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7323, Labor Code.
1. New article 42 (sections 3142-3142.2) and section filed 4-1-2008; operative 5-1-2008 (Register 2008, No. 14).

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