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A17.1-2013 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
Author: ASME INTERNATIONAL
Format: SOFT (SOFTCOVER) | DIGITAL
Publication Date: 2013
A17.1 2013 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment, its associated parts, and its hoistways, where located in or adjacent to a building or structure:
- hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car or platform, which move between two or more landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, elevators;
- power driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to escalators and moving walks;
- hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car which 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.
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