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SPS 318.1802(9)(a) (a) Authorized personnel continuously available on site. In buildings where authorized personnel are continuously available on site, lifts shall be provided with an audible signaling device, operable from the emergency stop switch, marked also with "ALARM" or from a separate switch marked "ALARM" which is located in or adjacent to the platform operating panel. The switch marked "ALARM" shall illuminate when actuated. The audible signaling device shall comply with all of the following:
SPS 318.1802(9)(a)1. 1. Have a rated sound pressure rating of not less than 80 dBA and no more than 90 dBA at 10 feet (3 m).
SPS 318.1802(9)(a)2. 2. Respond without delay after the switch has been activated.
SPS 318.1802(9)(a)3. 3. Be located inside the building and audible inside the platform and outside the runway.
SPS 318.1802(9)(b) (b) Authorized personnel not available. In buildings where authorized personnel are not continuously available within the building, the platform shall be provided with a means within the platform for communicating with or signaling to authorized personnel responsible for taking appropriate action. The communications or signaling means shall remain operable during a failure of the normal building power supply. The power source shall be capable of providing for the operation of all of the following:
SPS 318.1802(9)(b)1. 1. The audible signaling device and illumination of the alarm switch or visual identification for at least one hour.
SPS 318.1802(9)(b)2. 2. The signaling and communications means for at least four hours.
SPS 318.1802 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: r. and recr. (1), (2) and (8) (a), am. (4) to (8) and (9) (intro.), r. (7) (d) and (8) (b), renum. (8) (c) and (d) to be (8) (b) and (c) Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09; correction in (5), (8) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 318.1803 SPS 318.1803 Inclined platform lifts.
SPS 318.1803(1) (1)Runways.
SPS 318.1803(1)(a)(a) Means of egress. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.1.1: Lifts shall be installed so that the means of egress is maintained as required in the building code. The minimum means of egress width shall be measured with the lift in its operational position.
SPS 318.1803 Note Note: See IBC chapter 10 for means of egress requirements.
SPS 318.1803(1)(b) (b) Ramps. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.1.4: Any difference in elevation between the floor of the platform lift and the floor level of the building shall be overcome by ramps complying with the building code.
SPS 318.1803(1)(c) (c) Electrical equipment and wiring. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.1.6: Electrical equipment shall comply with ch. SPS 316.
SPS 318.1803(2) (2)Platform area. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.6.4:
SPS 318.1803(2)(a) (a) The net platform area for a lift complying with ASME A18.1 section 3.6.8.1 shall have a minimum clear width of 36 inches and a minimum clear length of 54 inches.
SPS 318.1803(2)(b) (b) The net platform area of a lift complying with ASME A18.1 section 3.6.8.2 shall not exceed 12 square feet and shall have a minimum clear width of 30 inches and a minimum clear length of 48 inches.
SPS 318.1803(3) (3)Capacity, load, speed, and angle of inclination.
SPS 318.1803(3)(a)(a) Limitations of capacity, load, and speed. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.7.1:
SPS 318.1803(3)(a)1. 1. An inclined platform lift shall be limited to serve 3 stops and 2 consecutive stories.
SPS 318.1803(3)(a)2. 2. The capacity shall be one person.
SPS 318.1803(3)(a)3. 3. The rated load shall be not less than 450 pounds and not greater than 750 pounds. The lift shall be capable of sustaining and lowering a load as specified in ASME A18.1 Figure 9.7.
SPS 318.1803(3)(a)4. 4. The rated speed measured along the incline shall not exceed 30 feet per minute.
SPS 318.1803(3)(b) (b) Capacity plate. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 3.7.3: A sign stating the capacity of the lift shall be posted at each landing or on the lift in a conspicuous location. Lettering for this sign shall be a minimum of one-inch high and shall comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 section 703.3.
SPS 318.1803 Note Note: See informational note under s. SPS 318.1801 (1) for statute definition of "access."
SPS 318.1803 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am., r. (2) (b) and (4), renum. (2) (a) (intro.), 1. and 2. to be (2) (intro.), (a) and (b) Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09; correction to renumbering made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2008 No. 636; correction in (1) (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 318.1804 SPS 318.1804 Inclined stairway chairlifts.
SPS 318.1804(1) (1)General. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 4 intro. paragraph: Stairway chairlifts complying with this section may not be used as part of an accessible route in public buildings or places of employment.
SPS 318.1804 Note Note: See the building code and the ICC/ANSI A117.1 chapter 4 for acceptable components of an accessible route.
SPS 318.1804(2) (2)Runways. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 4.1.1: Inclined stairway chairlifts shall be installed to maintain the minimum means of egress requirements specified in the building code. The minimum means of egress width shall be measured with the lift in its operational position.
SPS 318.1804(3) (3)Limitations of capacity, load, and speed. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 4.7.1: An inclined stairway chairlift shall be limited to serve 3 stops and 2 consecutive stories.
SPS 318.1804(4) (4)Electrical equipment and wiring. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 sections 4.10.3.1 and 4.10.3.2: Electrical equipment shall comply with ch. SPS 316.
SPS 318.1804 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 318.1805 SPS 318.1805 Private residence vertical platform lifts. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 5: Private residence vertical platform lifts are prohibited installations in public and common use areas within public buildings or places of employment.
SPS 318.1805 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
SPS 318.1806 SPS 318.1806 Private residence inclined platform lifts. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 6: Private residence inclined platform lifts are prohibited installations in public and common use areas within public buildings or places of employment.
SPS 318.1806 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
SPS 318.1807 SPS 318.1807 Private residence inclined stairway chairlifts. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 7: Private residence inclined stairway chairlifts are prohibited installations in public and common use areas within public buildings or places of employment.
SPS 318.1807 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
SPS 318.1808 SPS 318.1808 Hydraulic driving means. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 8.1:
SPS 318.1808(1) (1)Shutoff valves. A manually operated shutoff valve shall be provided between the hydraulic machines and the hydraulic cylinder and shall be located outside the hoistway and adjacent to the hydraulic machine on all hydraulic platform lifts with separate machine rooms.
SPS 318.1808(2) (2)Pump relief valve.
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)(a) General. Except as specified in par. (b), each pump or group of pumps shall be equipped with one or more relief valves conforming to all of the following requirements:
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)1. 1. The relief valve shall be located between the pump and the check valve and shall be of such a type and so installed in the bypass connection that the valve cannot be shut off from the hydraulic system.
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)2. 2. The size of the relief valve and bypass shall be sufficient to pass the maximum rated capacity of the pump without raising the pressure more than 50% above the working pressure. Two or more relief valves may be used to obtain the required capacity.
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)3. 3. Relief valves shall be sealed after being set to the correct pressure.
SPS 318.1808(2)(b) (b) No relief valve. A relief valve is not required for centrifugal pumps driven by induction motors, provided the shut-off, or maximum pressure that the pump can develop, is not greater than 135% of the working pressure at the pump.
SPS 318.1808(3) (3)Check valve. A check valve shall be provided and shall be so installed that it will hold the platform lift with rated load at any point when the pump stops and the down valves are closed or the maintained pressure drops below the minimum operating pressure.
SPS 318.1808(4) (4)Pressure gauge fittings. A pressure gauge fitting with shutoff valve shall be provided on the cylinder side of the check valve or immediately adjacent to the hydraulic control valve.
SPS 318.1808(5) (5)Type tests, certification, and marking plates for control valves.
SPS 318.1808(5)(a)(a) Engineering tests and certification process. Each type or model and make of hydraulic control valve shall be subjected to the engineering tests and to the certification process as specified in ASME A17.1 section 8.3.5, except ASME A17.1 section 8.3.5.3.1.
SPS 318.1808(5)(b) (b) Hydraulic controls. Hydraulic control valves shall be plainly marked in a permanent manner with all of the following information:
SPS 318.1808(5)(b)1. 1. Certifying organization's name or identifying symbol.
SPS 318.1808(5)(b)2. 2. The name, trademark, or file number by which the organization that manufactured the product can be identified.
SPS 318.1808(5)(b)3. 3. Type designation.
SPS 318.1808(5)(b)4. 4. Component-rated pressure.
SPS 318.1808(5)(b)5. 5. Electrical coil data.
SPS 318.1808(6) (6)Overspeed valves. When provided, overspeed valves and their connections and attachments shall conform to ASME A17.1 section 3.19.4.7.
SPS 318.1808 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. (intro.) and (1) Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
SPS 318.1809 SPS 318.1809 Wedge rope sockets. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 9.8: When wedge rope sockets are provided, they shall conform to the requirements of ASME A17.1 section 2.20.9.5.
SPS 318.1809 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 08-030: am. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
SPS 318.1810 SPS 318.1810 Routine, periodic, and acceptance inspections and tests.
SPS 318.1810(1) (1)General requirements.
SPS 318.1810(1)(a)(a) Routine inspections and tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 sections 10.1.1 and 10.1.2.1: Licensed elevator inspectors performing routine and periodic inspections and tests for equipment covered under this subchapter shall comply with s. SPS 318.1015 (1), (2) (a), and (4) (b) and (c).
SPS 318.1810(1)(b) (b) Acceptance inspections and tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.1.3.1: Licensed elevator inspectors performing acceptance inspections and tests for equipment covered under this subchapter shall comply with s. SPS 318.1015 (1), (2) (b) and (c), and (4) (a).
SPS 318.1810(2) (2)Inspection and test periods. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.2.1: The routine inspections and tests of ASME A18.1 sections 2, 3 and 4 shall be made at intervals not longer than 1 year.
SPS 318.1810 History History: CR 03-047: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 07-089: am. (1) Register June 2008 No. 630, eff. 7-1-08; CR 08-030: am. (1), r. and recr. (2) Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09; correction in (1) (a), (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 318.1820 SPS 318.1820 Courtroom lifts.
SPS 318.1820(1)(1)Runways. Runways shall be installed in accordance with ASME A18.1 sections. 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3 or 2.1.4. Lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 section 2.1.4 shall be located in courtroom areas not open to the public and under the supervision of court officials. Runway construction for lifts that penetrate a floor must comply with ASME A18.1 section 2.1.1 and with the building code.
SPS 318.1820(2) (2)Runway entrances.
SPS 318.1820(2)(a)(a) The runway entrance shall be guarded at the uppermost landing by a door of unperforated construction. The door shall be self-closing or power-operated, at a height not less than 900 mm (36 in.), and withstand, without permanent deformation, a force of 125 lbf (550 N) applied on any 100mm (4 in.) by 100mm (4 in.) area. The door shall be located not more than 75 mm (3 in.) from the platform sill.
SPS 318.1820(2)(b) (b) Intermediate landing entrances shall be guarded in accordance with the requirements of ASME A18.1 sections 2.1.4.2.1 or 2.1.4.2.2.
SPS 318.1820(2)(b)1. 1. The runway entrance at any intermediate landing entrance shall be guarded by a self closing or power-operated door of unperforated construction not wider than the entrance to the platform plus 25 mm (1 in.). The door shall be a minimum height of 150 mm (6 in.) and extend to the top landing plus 75 mm (3 in.). The lift side of the door and sill shall present a smooth surface located not closer than 10 mm (0.375 in.) nor more than 20 mm (0.75 in.) from the edge of the platform floor.
SPS 318.1820(2)(b)2. 2. Any intermediate landing entrance shall be guarded by a self closing or power-operated guard of smooth, solid construction not wider than the entrance to the platform plus 25 mm (1 in.) and of a height not less than 150 mm (6 in.). The side of the platform facing the intermediate landing shall be provided with a platform mounted guard of smooth, solid construction, at least the width of the landing entrance and of a height not less than 150 mm (6 in.).
SPS 318.1820(2)(c) (c) The area under the platform shall be fully enclosed by smooth guards, either telescoping or stationary, on all accessible platform sides. The guards shall withstand, without permanent deformation, a force, of 550 N (125 lbf) applied on any 100 mm (4 in.) by 100 mm (4 in.) area. Shutter-type (telescoping) guards, if provided, shall be securely fastened to the lower landing level and to the platform. Openings necessary for operation of guards shall reject a ball 12 mm (0.5 in.) in diameter.
SPS 318.1820(2)(d) (d) A vertical fascia shall be provided from the top terminal landing sill and any intermediate landing sill to the level of the bottom terminal landing sill. Openings necessary for operation shall reject a ball 12 mm (0.5 in.) diameter. The fascia shall guard the full width of the platform. The surface shall not be permanently deformed when a force of 550 N (125 lbf) is applied on any 100 mm (4 in.) by 100 mm (4 in.) area. The clearance between the vertical fascia and platform edge shall be not less than 10 mm (0.375 in.) nor more than 20 mm (0.75 in.).
SPS 318.1820(2)(e) (e) The runway entrance shall be guarded at the lower landing by a door of unperforated construction. The door shall be self-closing or power-operated, at a height not less than 900 mm (36 in.), and withstand, without permanent deformation, a force of 550 N (125 lbf) on a 100 mm (4 in.) by 100mm (4 in.) area. The clearance between the lower landing door and platform edge shall be not less than 10 mm (0.375 in.) nor more than 20 mm (0.75 in.).
SPS 318.1820(2)(f) (f) The sides of the platform not used for entrance or exit shall be guarded by stationary runway or platform mounted sidewalls of solid construction with no openings, other than those necessary for the operation of the lift. Those openings necessary for operation shall reject a ball 12 mm (0.5 in.) in diameter. Platform mounted sidewalls shall be at a height not less than 900 mm (36 in.). The running clearance between a platform mounted sidewall and stationary surfaces shall be not less than 50 mm (2 in.) nor more than 75 mm (3 in.). Stationary runway sidewalls shall be at a height not less than 900 mm (36 in.) above the lower landing. The clearance between stationary runway sidewalls and the platform shall be not less than 10 mm (0.375 in.) nor more than 20 mm (0.75 in.).
SPS 318.1820(2)(g) (g) All doors guards shall be provided with a combination mechanical lock and electric contact. Locking devices shall be protected against tampering from the landing side. The locking devices shall permit a door guard to be opened only if the platform floor is within 50 mm (2 in.) of the respective landing. The platform shall be permitted to move away from the landing under control of the normal operating device if the door/guard is closed but not locked, provided that the devices will cause the platform to stop if it moves away from the landing more than 50 mm (2 in.) before the door/guard is locked.
SPS 318.1820(3) (3)Floor area. The inside net floor area of lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 sections 2.1.1, 2.1.2, and 2.1.3 shall not exceed 1.7 m2 (18 ft2). The inside net floor area of lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 section 2.1.4 shall not exceed 2.3 m2 (25 ft2).
SPS 318.1820(4) (4)Limitation of load, speed and travel. The rated load shall be not less than 200 kg (450 lb) nor more than 475 kg (1050 lb). Platforms with a floor greater than 1.4 m2 (15 ft2) shall have rated load of not less than 340 kg (750 lb). Platforms with a floor greater than 1.7 m (18 ft2) shall have rated load of not less than 475 kg (1050 lb). The lift shall be capable of sustaining and lowering a load as specified in ASME Fig. 9.7. The rated speed shall not exceed 0.15 m/s (30 ft/min). Travel of lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 sections 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 shall not exceed 4250 mm (168 in.). Travel of lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 section 2.1.3 shall not exceed 1500 mm (60 in.). Travel of lifts conforming to ASME A18.1 section 2.1.4 shall not exceed 600 mm (24 in.).
SPS 318.1820 History History: CR 08-030: cr. Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09.
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