Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19-411-C9.01

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The hoistway shall be guarded by a solid enclosure extended from the lower landing to a height of at least forty-two (42) inches above the upper landing. The lift sides of the enclosure shall present a smooth surface.
(b) The hoistway entrance shall be guarded at the upper level by a self-closing door at least forty-two (42) inches high of unperforated construction and provided with a combination mechanical lock and electrical contact. The door may be opened only if the platform is within two (2) inches of that level, or it may permit the platform to move if the door or gate is in the closed position, but not locked provided the device will stop the platform if the door or gate fails to lock before the platform has moved more than two (2) inches, away from the landing. The hoistway side of the door shall present a smooth surface.
(c) The lower access to the platform or car shall be guarded by an unperforated metal self-closing door not wider than the entrance to the ear or platform and provide a minimum vertical clearance of not less than six (6) feet eight (8) inches. The door shall be equipped with a combination mechanical lock and electrical contact and the door may be opened only if the platform is within two (2) inches of that level. The hoistway side of the door shall present a smooth surface.
(d) The platform side of the landing doors shall not project beyond the vertical line of travel of the platform. No hardware, except that required for door locking or contacts, shall project beyond the vertical line of travel of the platform.
(e) The running clearance between the platform and any enclosure shall be no less than three-eighths (") inch. The clearance between the platform and doors shall not exceed three (3) inches.
(f) The platform side guards on the sides not used for access or exit shall be of smooth construction with no openings other than those necessary for operation to a height of forty-two (42) inches above the platform of car floor. Those openings necessary for operation shall reject a ball one-half (½) inch in diameter. A grab rail extending the full length of the side guards shall be provided at a height of thirty-six (36) inches. The running clearance between the side guards and the enclosure shall be not less than two (2) inches or more than three (3) inches.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19-411-C9.01
Effective October 28, 1980

The following state regulations pages link to this page.



State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.