Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19-411-C9.02

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The underside of the platform or car shall be guarded by a smooth toeguard on all accessible sides. The toeguard shall be braced to withstand the pressure at any point of one hundred twenty-five (125) pounds applied on a four by four (4 X4) inch surface without permanent deformation.
(b) The platform shall be equipped with a self-closing door on the side of access to the lower landing. The door shall be of solid metal construction and provided with a combination mechanical lock and electrical contact and shall only be operable within two (2) inches of the lower landing. 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 door shall be located at a point not greater than two (2) inches away from the landing. The door shall be located at a point not greater than two (2) inches inward from the platform sill, nor shall it extend beyond the platform sill.
(c) 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. 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 door at the upper access landing shall be located not more than three (3) inches from the platform sill.
(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) A smooth metal face plate of solid construction not less than sixteen (16) gauge shall be fastened securely from the lower landing to the upper landing sill to protect the full width of the platform
(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 or car floor. These 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.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19-411-C9.02
Effective October 28, 1980

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