ASME A17.1-2013

Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (Bi-national standard with CSA B44-13)

Published by: ASME International / 10/21/2013 / 556 pages
This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair
of the following equipment and its associated parts,
rooms, spaces, and hoistways, where located in or adjacent
to a building or structure:

(a) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped
with a car, that move between two or more landings.
This equipment includes, but is not limited to elevators.

(b) power-driven stairways and walkways for carrying
persons between landings. This equipment
includes, but is not limited to escalators and moving
walks.

(c) hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with
a car that serves two or more landings and is restricted
to the carrying of material by its limited size or limited
access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not
limited to dumbwaiters and material lifts; it does not
include vertical reciprocating conveyors

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