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34 Pa. Code § 405.2. Standards.

§ 405.2. Standards.

 (a)  The following standards are adopted as part of the Uniform Construction Code and apply to the listed type of elevator or other lifting device. Other authorities referenced in the standards are adopted if the authority is not excluded in subsection (b):

   (1)  ‘‘ASME A17.1-2000’’ with ‘‘A17.1a-2002’’ addenda:

     (i)   Part 1 (General).

     (ii)   Part 2 (Electric elevators).

     (iii)   Part 3 (Hydraulic elevators).

     (iv)   Part 4 (Elevators with other types of driving machines).

     (v)   Part 5 (Special application elevators).

     (vi)   Part 6 (Escalators and moving walks).

     (vii)   Part 7 (Dumbwaiters and material lifts).

     (viii)   Part 8 (General requirements).

     (ix)   Part 9 (Standard codes and specifications).

   (2)  ‘‘ASME B20.1-2000’’ for vertical and inclined reciprocating conveyors without automatic transfer devices.

   (3)  ‘‘ASME A90.1-1997’’ including ‘‘A90.1a-1999’’ and ‘‘A90.1b-2001’’ addenda for belt man-lifts.

   (4)  ‘‘ANSI B77.1-2017’’ for passenger ropeways, aerial tramways, aerial lifts, surface lifts, tows and conveyors.

   (5)  ‘‘ASME A18.1-1999’’ including ‘‘A.18.1a-2001’’ addenda for vertical and inclined wheelchair lifts and stairway lifts. Testing under sections 10.3.2 and 10.3.3 shall comply with §  405.8 (relating to periodic test results).

   (6)  Electric wiring and apparatus shall comply with the ‘‘ICC Electrical Code.’’

 (b)  The following sections of ‘‘ASME A17.1-2000’’ with ‘‘A17.1b-2002’’ addenda are not adopted as the Uniform Construction Code:

   (1)  Section 5.3 (Private residence elevators).

   (2)  Section 5.4 (Private residence inclined elevators).

   (3)  Section 5.8 (Shipboard elevators).

   (4)  Section 5.9 (Mine elevators).

   (5)  Section 7.7 (Automatic transfer devices).

   (6)  Section 7.8 (Power dumbwaiter with automatic transfer devices).

   (7)  Section 7.9 (Electric material lifts with automatic transfer devices).

   (8)  Section 7.10 (Hydraulic material lifts with automatic transfer devices).

   (9)  Section 7.11 (Material lifts with obscured transfer devices).

   (10)  Section 8.6.7.3 (Private residence elevator).

   (11)  Section 8.6.7.4 (Private residence inclined elevators).

   (12)  Section 8.6.7.8 (Shipboard elevators).

   (13)  Section 8.6.7.9 (Mine elevators).

   (14)  Section 8.6.9.2 (Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices).

   (15)  Section 8.7.5.3 (Private residence elevators).

   (16)  Section 8.7.5.4 (Private residence inclined elevators).

   (17)  Section 8.7.5.8 (Shipboard elevators).

   (18)  Section 8.7.5.9 (Mine elevators).

   (19)  Section 8.7.7.3 (Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices).

   (20)  Section 8.10.5.2 (Private residence elevators and lifts).

   (21)  Section 8.10.5.5 (Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices).

   (22)  Section 8.10.5.8 (Shipboard elevators).

   (23)  Section 8.11.5.2 (Private residence elevators and lifts).

   (24)  Section 8.11.5.5 (Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices).

   (25)  Section 8.11.5.8 (Shipboard elevators).

 (c)  The following portions of ‘‘ASME B20.1-2000’’ are not adopted as the Uniform Construction Code:

   (1)  Section 3 (Intent).

   (2)  Section 5.14 (Hoppers and chutes).

   (3)  Section 6.1 (Belt conveyors—fixed in place).

   (4)  Section 6.2 (Bucket conveyors).

   (5)  Section 6.3 (Chain conveyors).

   (6)  Section 6.4 (En masse conveyors).

   (7)  Section 6.5 (Flight and apron conveyors—bulk material).

   (8)  Section 6.7 (Live roller conveyors—belt or chain driven).

   (9)  Section 6.8 (Mobile conveyors).

   (10)  Section 6.9 (Portable conveyors, extendible belt conveyors and car unloaders).

   (11)  Section 6.10 (Pusher bar conveyors).

   (12)  Section 6.11 (Roller and wheel conveyors).

   (13)  Section 6.12 (Screw conveyors).

   (14)  Section 6.13 (Shuttle conveyors, belt trippers and transfer cars).

   (15)  Section 6.14 (Skip hoists—bulk materials).

   (16)  Section 6.15 (Slat conveyors and roller slat conveyors).

   (17)  Section 6.16 (Suspended vertical tray conveyors).

   (18)  Section 6.17 (Tow conveyors—in the floor).

   (19)  Section 6.18 (Trolley conveyors and power and free conveyors).

   (20)  Section 6.19 (Vertical articulated conveyors).

   (21)  Section 6.20 (Vertical chain opposed shelf type conveyors).

 (d)  The following portions of ‘‘ASME A18.1-1999’’ with ‘‘A18.1a-2001’’ addenda are not adopted as the Uniform Construction Code:

   (1)  Part V (Private residence vertical platform lifts).

   (2)  Part VI (Private residence inclined platform lifts).

   (3)  Part VII (Private residence incline stairway chairlifts).

 (e)  This chapter applies when there is a conflict with a code or standard related to elevators or lifting devices.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  405.2 amended under sections 301, 302 and 304 of the Pennsylvania Construction Code (35 P.S. § §  7210.301, 7210.302 and 7210.304).

Source

   The provisions of this §  405.2 amended December 15, 2006, effective December 31, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7548; amended May 6, 2016, effective May 7, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 2315; amended June 14, 2019, effective June 15, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 3077. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (351244) and (380927) to (380929).



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