Minn. R. 1307.0047 - SPECIAL PROVISIONS
The special provisions in this part apply to the design, construction, and installation of equipment governed by ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016 and ASME A17.3-2015.
Inclined stairway chairlifts shall only be installed within a private residence or as approved in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 471.471. The installation shall be in accordance with ASME A18.1-2017.
Attendant-operated lifts shall only be installed in owner-occupied private residences.
Passenger and freight elevators are permitted at rooftops when conditioned space or rooftop elevators meeting ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016 5.6 are provided.
Except as permitted in the ASME Code for private residence elevators, chairlifts, and wheelchair platform lifts, winding drum machines are not permitted on new elevator installations, as replacements on existing installations, or on elevators undergoing a use conversion or classification change.
Horizontal swing doors of single-section or center-opening two-section design are not permitted as hoistway doors on new elevator installations or as replacement hoistway doors on existing installations, except for private residential elevators, or when the authority having jurisdiction approves their installation or replacement when conditions make it impossible to install approved types of doors.
Elevator equipment rooms shall have a permanent sign attached to the equipment room door or adjacent to the equipment room door. The sign shall read in no less than 0.5-inch letters "Elevator Equipment Room." On elevators with remote equipment rooms, signs reading in no less than 0.5-inch letters "Elevator Equipment Room Access" shall be provided on or adjacent to doors leading to the machine room.
Exception: Elevator equipment room access signage is not required if the building is staffed with a 24-hour security guard or 24-hour maintenance personnel able to assist emergency personnel to the location of the elevator equipment room.
Elevators shall not be converted to a material transfer device (vertical reciprocating conveyor) without meeting the requirements of ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016 22.214.171.124, Safety Bulkhead. A material transfer device shall comply with ASME B20.1-2015.
Machine rooms shall be provided with natural or mechanical means to avoid overheating of the electrical equipment and to ensure safe and normal operation of the elevator.
Elevators installed in newly constructed parking ramps or new construction in an existing parking ramp shall be installed so safe operating temperature for people and elevator equipment is maintained.
Statutory Authority: MS s 16B.59; 16B.61; 16B.64; 16B.748; 326B.101; 326B.106; 326B.13; 326B.187
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