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28 Pa. Code § 205.12. Elevators.

§ 205.12. Elevators.

 (a)  Elevator service shall be provided for residents when a resident use area is located above or below the first floor or grade level entrance in a building constructed or converted for use after January 1975 as a facility providing either skilled or intermediate care.

 (b)  The cab platform of an elevator shall measure no less than 5 feet by 7 feet 6 inches. Cab and shaft door may have not less than a 44 inch opening and shall be power operated.


   The provisions of this §  205.12 amended under section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §  448.803); and section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  532(g)).


   The provisions of this §  205.12 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (242510).

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