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34 Pa. Code § 405.33. Shaftway requirements.

§ 405.33. Shaftway requirements.

 (a)  The inside surface of a shaftway shall have a smooth finish within the limits of travel without any projections or recesses except for landing entrances, guides and guide brackets, vertical slots required for concealed guides, junction boxes and conduits for wiring, seating cart storage areas, orchestra areas and piano storage areas.

 (b)  Shaftway guide rails shall be made of steel.

 (c)  Adjacent lift sides shall be equipped with aprons, railings and toeboards and pressure-sensing strips that are necessary to avoid shearing and fall hazards when elevators or other lifts under this section are installed in the same shaftway.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  405.31 (relating to applicability).

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