296-56-60207 - General requirements

296-56-60207. General requirements

(1) You must prohibit any person other than an employee or duly authorized person from riding in the car.

(2) You must install escape ladders extending the full length of the hoistway and must be located in a position so that, in an emergency, a person can safely transfer from the car platform to the ladder. An "IMPAIRED CLEARANCE" sign must be posted at the bottom of a ladder when the face of the ladder is less than thirty inches from any structure.

(3) You must install an automatic safety dog or device which will prevent the car from leaving the landing until manually released by the operator .

(4) You must make available a fire extinguisher in proper working condition in the car.

Note: For additional requirements relating to portable fire extinguishers see WAC 296-800-300.
(Amended by WSR 15-24-102, Filed 12/1/2015, effective 1/5/2016)

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and[49.17].050 . 01-17-033, § 296-56-60207, filed 8/8/01, effective 9/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60207, filed 1/17/86; 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60207, filed 12/11/84.

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