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SPS 318.1705(3)(ag) (ag) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3: A previously approved residential elevator installed to serve a commercial building may be replaced with a residential type elevator in the existing hoistway. A new installation permit is required.
SPS 318.1705(3)(ar) (ar) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.1.1: With the car at the lowest landing, the space above the car shall be guarded on all accessible sides by a partial enclosure extension or skirt. The extension shall be solid material or openwork that will reject a ball 1/2 inch diameter. The extension shall extend from the lower landing ceiling to 1 to 2 inches below the top edge of the car. Horizontal clearance between the car and the extension shall be 3/8 inch to 3/4 inch.
SPS 318.1705(3)(c) (c) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.7.2:
SPS 318.1705(3)(c)1.1. The space between the hoistway door and the car door or gate shall meet either subd. 2. or 4.
SPS 318.1705(3)(c)2. 2. The clearance between the hoistway door or gate and the hoistway edge of the landing sill may not exceed ¾ inch, and the clearance from the hoistway face of the hoistway door to the farthest point of the car door or gate may not exceed 5 inches, except as provided in subd. 3.
SPS 318.1705 Note Note: Measuring to the farthest point of the car door or gate, namely, to the valleys of an accordion-style door, is similarly specified in ASME A17.1 section 2.14.4.5.2(d).
SPS 318.1705(3)(c)3. 3. The clearances in subd. 2. may be achieved by measuring from a space guard that is attached to the hoistway face of the hoistway door.
SPS 318.1705(3)(c)4. 4. The clearance between the hoistway door or gate and the hoistway edge of the landing sill may be up to 3 inches and the distance between the hoistway face of the landing sill and the car door or gate may be up to 5 inches provided an SIL-rated light curtain will detect the passing of 3½-inch sphere between the hoistway door or gate and the car door or gate.
SPS 318.1705 Note Note: See ASME A17.1 section 1.3 for a definition of SIL rated.
SPS 318.1705(3)(c)5. 5. The clearance between the hoistway door and the floor surface may be up to 3/8 inch.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cc) (cc) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.8.1:
SPS 318.1705(3)(cc)1. 1. The top of the car enclosure shall comply with the load requirements specified under ASME A17.1 section 2.14.1.6, except as specified in subd. 2.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cc)2. 2. A car enclosure shall be permitted to have a top that is not load bearing provided the top of the car enclosure is not needed to be accessed to service, maintain, or inspect any part of the elevator equipment and contains a sign meeting ANSI Z535.4 or its equivalent indicating the car top is not load bearing.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cg) (cg) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.6.1: Ropes and chains passing through a wall outside the hoistway enclosure shall be enclosed with a solid or openwork enclosure. If the enclosure is openwork, the enclosure shall reject a ball 13 mm, or 0.5 in., in diameter. Means for inspection shall be provided. The openings may not be larger than is necessary to clear the suspension means.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cn) (cn) The allowance in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.7.4 (a) is not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cr) (cr) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.14: Where the hoistway ends above an occupiable area, the floor below the car and counterweight must have sufficient strength to withstand, without failure, the impact of the car with rated load and counterweight descending at 125% of rated speed or governor tripping speed if a governor is provided.
SPS 318.1705(3)(cw) (cw) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.16: Rotating parts located outside of the hoistway for private residence elevators shall be enclosed with a solid or openwork enclosure. If the enclosure is openwork, the enclosure shall reject a ball 13 mm, or 0.5 in., in diameter. Means for inspection shall be provided. The openings may not be larger than is necessary to clear the rotating parts.
SPS 318.1705(3)(d) (d) The requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.3.1.16.2(i)(2) are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.1705(3)(e) (e) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in A17.1 section 5.3.1.19: The elevator shall be provided with a hard-wired telephone or a telephone utilizing wireless, cellular, or other technology capable of operating at all points of elevator travel. The telephone shall be available in the elevator, charged if battery powered, and operational any time the elevator is in use. If the telephone is not a hard-wired land line type, the elevator shall include a sign informing riders that a telephone is required to be present while operating the elevator.
SPS 318.1705 Note Note: Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, ICC A117.1, Section 409 for private residence elevators standards is applicable in commercial buildings, under the incorporation of the International Building Code® in chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 318.1705(4) (4)Elevators used for construction. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 5.10.1.21.2: All elevators shall have an assigned operator while in use.
SPS 318.1705 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; CR 19-118: cr. (3) (ag), (ar), renum. (3) (b) to (3) (cc) and, as renumbered, am. (3) (cc) 2., cr. (3) (c) 5., (cg), (cn), (cr),, (cw) Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20; correction in (3) (c) 5. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 5-1-20.
SPS 318.1707 SPS 318.1707Dumbwaiter and Type B material lifts.
SPS 318.1707(1)(1)Power and hand dumbwaiters without automatic transfer devices. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 Part 7, Scope: This part applies to power dumbwaiters and Type B material lifts.
SPS 318.1707(2) (2)Hoistway-access doors. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 7.1.11.5: Hoistway access door panels for power dumbwaiters shall be provided with an electric contact to remove power to the driving machine when the panel is not in the closed position.
SPS 318.1707(3) (3)Hoistway-door vision panels. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.l section 7.1.11.8: Vision panels shall be provided in hoistway doors where position indicators are not provided. Vision panels shall comply with the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 2.11.7.1.2, 2.11.7.1.3, 2.11.7.1.4, and 2.11.7.1.6, and the total area of one or more vision panels in any hoistway door may not be less than 4 square inches and not more than 25 square inches.
SPS 318.1707 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.17081 SPS 318.17081Security. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.1: Key access for installations after June 1, 2020, as specified in this section, shall be verified by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.17081 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.17086 SPS 318.17086Maintenance, repair, replacement, and testing.
SPS 318.17086(1)(1) Application of ASME A17.1 section 8.6. The introductory paragraph of ASME A17.1 section 8.6 is not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.17086(2) (2)   Documentation.
SPS 318.17086(2)(a)(a) These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.1.3:
SPS 318.17086(2)(a)1. 1. A new or updated maintenance control program, maintenance records, and wiring diagrams in electronic form shall be transferred to a paper copy of the documents by the installing or service contractor within 3 months of the associated maintenance, repair, replacement, or alteration.
SPS 318.17086(2)(a)2. 2. The maintenance control program, including any devices and procedures needed to meet ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.1 (f), and the maintenance records and wiring diagrams are the property of the conveyance owner, not a conveyance installer or service company. They may be removed only with the permission of the owner.
SPS 318.17086(2)(a)3. 3. An additional set of electrical wiring diagrams may be securely located on the top of the car only if another complete set is located in a place that is accessible by the owner or the owner's agent.
SPS 318.17086(2)(b) (b) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.1 (a): For new installations, the initial maintenance control program shall be provided by the equipment manufacturer. For existing equipment undergoing any alteration, repair, or replacement, the maintenance control program for the altered, repaired, or replaced components shall be provided by the person or firm performing the work. The maintenance control program shall be made available to elevator personnel at the scheduled time for service, tests, or inspection.
SPS 318.17086(2)(c) (c) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.1 (d): A copy of the maintenance control program shall be located as follows:
SPS 318.17086(2)(c)1. 1. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having a machine room, control room, or control space accessed directly from a building floor level or the roof, the program shall be located in that machine room, control room, or control space.
SPS 318.17086(2)(c)2. 2. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having an inspection and test panel, the inside cover of the inspection and test panel shall provide instructions for locating the maintenance control program. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 inch in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(c)3. 3. For a conveyance serving a dwelling unit, either the maintenance control program shall be at the controller or the front of the controller shall provide instructions for locating the maintenance control program. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 inch in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(d) (d) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in the introductory paragraph of ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.2: The documents specified in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.1.2.2 (a), (b), and (c), and par. (e) shall be located as follows:
SPS 318.17086(2)(d)1. 1. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having a machine room, control room, or control space accessed directly from a building floor level or the roof, the documents shall be located in that machine room, control room, or control space.
SPS 318.17086(2)(d)2. 2. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having an inspection and test panel, the inside cover of the inspection and test panel shall provide instructions for locating the on-site documentation. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 inch in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(d)3. 3. For a conveyance serving a dwelling unit, either the on-site documentation shall be at the controller or the front of the controller shall provide instructions for locating the onsite documentation. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 inch in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(e) (e) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.2 (a), (b), and (c): Any plan approval letter, application form, and the plans issued under s. SPS 318.1008.
SPS 318.17086(2)(f) (f) This is a department rule in addition to the requirement in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.2.2 (c) (3): Written checkout procedures for two-way communication means shall be required for installations after June 1, 2020.
SPS 318.17086(2)(g) (g) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in the introductory paragraph of ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.4: Maintenance records shall document compliance with the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6. The maintenance records shall be retained for the most recent 5 years minimum, or from the date of installation or adoption of this chapter edition. Existing maintenance records up to 5 years minimum shall be retained. Maintenance records shall be located as follows:
SPS 318.17086(2)(g)1. 1. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having a machine room, control room, or control space accessed directly from a building floor level or the roof, the maintenance records shall be located in that machine room, control room, or control space.
SPS 318.17086(2)(g)2. 2. For a conveyance serving a commercial building and having an inspection and test panel, the inside cover of the inspection and test panel shall provide instructions for locating the maintenance records. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(g)3. 3. For a conveyance serving a dwelling unit, either the maintenance records shall be at the controller or the front of the controller shall provide instructions for locating the maintenance records. Instructions shall be permanently legible with lettering not less than 1/8 inch in height.
SPS 318.17086(2)(h) (h) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.4.2: The record of trouble calls shall be included in the on-site maintenance record.
SPS 318.17086(3) (3)   Fire extinguishers. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.6.5: In commercial buildings, a class “ABC" fire extinguisher shall be provided inside of, or within view and within 25 feet of, a dedicated elevator machine room, control room, machinery space, control space, or inspection and test panel as applicable, or a walk-in machine or control room for an escalator or moving walk.
SPS 318.17086(4) (4)   Witnessing periodic tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.7.1: Periodic tests may be witnessed by the department or agent municipality or by a person authorized by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.17086(5) (5)   Periodic test record. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.1.7.2.: A record of the required periodic tests shall be included in the maintenance record and comply with all of the following:
SPS 318.17086(5)(a) (a) The test record shall include the tests, applicable code requirements, dates performed, the test results, and the name of the person performing the tests.
SPS 318.17086(5)(b) (b) The test record shall include the license number of the person performing the tests and the name of the company employing the license holder, for tests listed in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.4.19, 8.6.4.20, 8.6.5.14, 8.6.5.15, 8.6.6.1.1, 8.6.6.2.1, 8.6.6.3.1, 8.6.7.1.1, 8.6.7.2.1, 8.6.7.5.1, 8.6.7.6.1, 8.6.7.7.1, 8.6.7.10, 8.6.8.15, 8.6.10.1.1, and 8.6.10.2.1.
SPS 318.17086(5)(c) (c) If an alternative test method in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.20 is utilized, the test report and test tag shall indicate alternative testing was utilized for the applicable requirement.
SPS 318.17086(6) (6)   Emergency communications. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.19.15: Written checkout procedures for emergency communications shall be required for installations after June 1, 2020.
SPS 318.17086(7) (7)   Auxiliary power system tests. Where an existing conveyance has an auxiliary power system designed to move the car in order to evacuate passengers, the system shall be tested as part of the Category 1 tests in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations.
SPS 318.17086(8) (8)   Maintenance and testing of electric elevators.
SPS 318.17086(8)(a) (a) Periodic test requirements, Category 5. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.20: Results of all Category 5 tests shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on approved forms.
SPS 318.17086 Note Note: Forms required under this chapter are available on the department's website at https://dsps.wi.gov, or by request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, P. O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or call (608) 266-2112.
SPS 318.17086(8)(b) (b) Car and counterweight safeties. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.20.1: Any damaged section of wood guide rails shall be replaced.
SPS 318.17086(9) (9)   Periodic test requirements - Category 1.
SPS 318.17086(9)(a) (a) Hydraulic tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in the introductory paragraph of ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.8: An elevator that has hydraulic piping or a portion of its hydraulic cylinder either in the ground or below the pit floor, and not visible for inspection, shall be tested in accordance with the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.5.14.1 and 8.6.5.14.2 or shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.8 (a) or 8.6.5.8 (b).
SPS 318.17086(9)(b) (b) Relief valve verification of setting and system pressure test. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.14.1: Results of the relief valve setting and system pressure test shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on approved forms.
SPS 318.17086 Note Note: Forms required under this chapter are available on the department's website at https://dsps.wi.gov, or by request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, P. O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or call (608) 266-2112.
SPS 318.17086(9)(c) (c) Hydraulic cylinders and pressure piping. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.14.2.: Results of the hydraulic cylinder and pressure piping tests shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on approved forms.
SPS 318.17086 Note Note: Forms required under this chapter are available on the department's website at https://dsps.wi.gov, or by request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, P. O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or call (608) 266-2112.
SPS 318.17086(9)(d) (d) Remove from service. An elevator that fails a test specified in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.5.14.1 or 8.6.5.14.2 may not be issued a permit to operate and may not be returned to service until the elevator conforms with the testing requirements.
SPS 318.17086(9)(e) (e) Additional tests. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.14.3:
SPS 318.17086(9)(e)1. 1. Additional tests shall be performed including the emergency communications, in accordance with ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.19.15, and the means to restrict hoistway or car door opening, in accordance with ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.19.16.
SPS 318.17086(9)(e)2. 2. Where an auxiliary power lowering operation, in accordance with ASME A17.1 section 3.26.10, is installed as part of the standby or emergency power operation, a test shall be performed as part of the Category 1 test requirements.
SPS 318.17086(10) (10)   Periodic test requirements.
SPS 318.17086(10)(a) (a) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.16: Results of all Category 5 tests shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on approved forms,
SPS 318.17086(10)(b) (b) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.7.3.1: Where an elevator of the private-residence type or Part V type serves a commercial building and is equipped with a safety device that is subject to testing, the 5-year safety test in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.20.1 – and where applicable, the governor test in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.4.20.2 – shall be performed. The test results shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on an approved form.
SPS 318.17086 Note Note: Forms required under this chapter are available on the department's website at https://dsps.wi.gov, or by request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, P. O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or call (608) 266-2112.
SPS 318.17086(11) (11)   Special provisions.
SPS 318.17086(11)(a)(a) These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.11:
SPS 318.17086(11)(a)1. 1. The record of oil level and oil usage shall be kept quarterly, as part of the record of oil usage required under ASME A17.1 section 8.6.5.7.
SPS 318.17086(11)(a)2. 2. The record of oil level and oil usage required under subd. 1. shall be included in the maintenance record.
SPS 318.17086(11)(b) (b) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.11.1: Elevators provided with firefighters' emergency operation shall be subjected quarterly by authorized personnel to Phase I recall by use of the key switch, and a minimum of one floor operation on Phase II where equipped. Deficiencies shall be corrected. A record of the findings shall be included in the maintenance record.
SPS 318.17086 Note Note: Other federal and state laws may require certain facilities to perform at more frequent intervals.
SPS 318.17086(11)(c) (c) This is a department informational note to be used under ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.11.4 to 8.6.11.9: Note: Written procedures as specified in these sections will not be evaluated by the department.
SPS 318.17086(12) (12)   Alternative test method report. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.6.11.10.4: Where a completed test report for a Category 5 test is required to be sent to the department or agent municipality, the alternative test method report shall be sent to the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.17086(13) (13)   Examinations after events. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6.11.11 to 8.6.11.14: A record of the findings shall be included in the maintenance record.
SPS 318.17086(14) (14)   Permit to operate - Category 1. Category 1 test results shall be valid for one permit to operate term, regardless of whether the test is valid for the purposes of ASME A17.1.
SPS 318.17086 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
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