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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.
SPS 318.17087 SPS 318.17087Alterations.
SPS 318.17087(1)(1) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.8: Where sprinklers are added to an existing elevator machine room, machinery space, control room, control space, or top of hoistway, the installation shall comply with the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.28 (c) and (e), except as follows:
SPS 318.17087(1)(a) (a) Where the elevator already is equipped with Phase I and Phase II firefighters' emergency operation and the existing car operating panel will remain, the elevator is not required to have the firefighters' emergency operation functions on the car operating panel behind a locked cover, unless required by another part of ASME A17.1 section 8.7.
SPS 318.17087(1)(b) (b) Where the elevator already is equipped with a Phase I key switch of the bypass-off-on type, the key switch is not required to meet ASME A17.1 section 2.27.3.1 unless required by another part of ASME A17.1 section 8.7.
SPS 318.17087(2) (2)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.14.1: Where an alteration consists of the installation of a new car, the installation shall conform to sections 2.14, 2.15, and 2.17.
SPS 318.17087(3) (3)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.14.2 (i): Where an alteration consists of the installation of a car door or gate on an existing elevator car, the installation shall conform to 2.14.4, 2.14.5, and 2.14.6.
SPS 318.17087(4) (4)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.16.4 (a): Car doors or gates shall be provided at all car entrances. Where new car doors or gates are installed, they shall conform to 2.14.4, 2.14.5, and 2.14.6.
SPS 318.17087(5) (5)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.17.1: Where an elevator is not equipped with Phase I and Phase II firefighters' emergency operation and an increase in rise results in travel of 25 feet or more above or below the designated level, the installation shall meet the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 2.27.3 to 2.27.9 for the installation of firefighters' emergency operation.
SPS 318.17087(6) (6)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.17.2 (b) (4): Car doors or gates shall be provided at all car entrances. Where new car doors or gates are installed, they shall conform to section 2.14.
SPS 318.17087(7) (7)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.28 (c): All elevators in the building equipped with firefighters' emergency operation shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 2.27.8 for switch keys.
SPS 318.17087(8) (8)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.2.28 (d): All elevators in the building equipped with firefighters' emergency operation shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 2.27.8 for switch keys.
SPS 318.17087(9) (9)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.8: Where sprinklers are added to an existing elevator machine room, machinery space, control room, control space, or top of hoistway, the installation shall comply with the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.31.8 (c) and (e), except as follows:
SPS 318.17087(9)(a) (a) Where the elevator already is equipped with Phase I and Phase II firefighters' emergency operation and the existing car operating panel will remain, the elevator is not required to have the firefighters' emergency operation functions on the car operating panel behind a locked cover, unless required by another part of ASME A17.1 section 8.7.
SPS 318.17087(9)(b) (b) Where the elevator already is equipped with a Phase I key switch of the bypass-off-on type, the key switch is not required to meet ASME A17.1 section 2.27.3.1 unless required by another part of ASME A17.1 section 8.7.
SPS 318.17087(10) (10)   These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.22.1:
SPS 318.17087(10)(a) (a) Where an elevator is not equipped with Phase I and Phase II firefighters' emergency operation and an increase in rise results in travel of 25 feet or more above or below the designated level, the installation shall meet the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.31.8 (c) for the installation of firefighters' emergency operation.
SPS 318.17087(10)(b) (b) A decrease in travel shall conform to the requirements of ASME A17.1 section 3.4.3.
SPS 318.17087(11) (11)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.31.8 (c): All elevators in the building equipped with firefighters' emergency operation shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 2.27.8 for switch keys.
SPS 318.17087(12) (12)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.3.31.8 (d): All elevators in the building equipped with firefighters' emergency operation shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 2.27.8 for switch keys.
SPS 318.17087(13) (13)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.4.1: Where any alteration is made to a rack-and-pinion elevator, the altered portion shall comply with section 4.1.
SPS 318.17087(14) (14)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.4.2: Where any alteration is made to a screw-column elevator, the altered portion shall comply with section 4.2.
SPS 318.17087(15) (15)   The requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.7.5.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.17087 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.17089 SPS 318.17089Code data plate. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in the introductory paragraph of ASME A17.1 section 8.9: ASME A17.1 section 8.9 contains requirements for all new equipment within the scope of this chapter.
SPS 318.17089 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.170810 SPS 318.170810Acceptance inspections and tests, general requirements.
SPS 318.170810(1) (1)   Persons authorized to make acceptance inspections and tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 8.10.1.1.1 and 8.10.1.1.3: All acceptance inspections shall be performed by licensed elevator inspectors.
SPS 318.170810(2) (2)   Persons installing or altering equipment. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.10.1.1.2: The installation may not be placed in service until authorized by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.170810(3) (3)   Acceptance test reports. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.10.1.1.5: The results of acceptance tests including those required to be witnessed by the licensed elevator inspector shall be recorded on forms of the department or agent municipality. Where witnessed, forms are not required to be submitted to the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.170810 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 318.170810(4) (4)   Replacement of speed governor inspection and test requirements. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.10.2.3.2 (f): Where a speed governor is replaced, in accordance with 8.6.3.6.1, tests shall be performed as specified in ASME A17.1 sections 8.10.2.2.2 (hh) and 8.6.4.20.2 (b).
SPS 318.170810(5) (5)   Elevators used for construction. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.10.5.10: The department may conduct a maximum of 2 billable construction use inspections in a 90-day period unless the department finds probable cause for additional inspections.
SPS 318.170810 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.170811 SPS 318.170811General requirements for periodic inspections and witnessing of tests.
SPS 318.170811(1) (1)   Persons authorized to perform periodic inspections and to witness tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 sections 8.11.1.1 and 8.11.1.1.1: Licensed elevator inspectors performing periodic inspections shall comply with the applicable credentialing requirements in ch. SPS 305.
SPS 318.170811(2) (2)   Persons authorized to perform periodic tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.11.1.1.2 (a): Licensed or registered elevator personnel performing periodic inspections and tests under ASME A17.1 section 8.11 shall comply with ch. SPS 305. Licensed elevator inspectors may choose to witness tests.
SPS 318.170811(3) (3)   Periodic test reports. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.11.1.1.2 (b): Results of required tests shall be reported by the person performing the test, on approved forms, where required.
SPS 318.170811 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 318.170811(4) (4)   Periodic inspection and test frequency. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.11.1.3:
SPS 318.170811(4)(a) (a) Periodic inspections shall be made at intervals not longer than one year.
SPS 318.170811(4)(b) (b) Except as provided in sub. (8), category 1 periodic tests shall be made at intervals not longer than one year.
SPS 318.170811(4)(c) (c) Category 3 periodic tests shall be made at intervals not longer than 3 years.
SPS 318.170811(4)(d) (d) Category 5 periodic tests shall be made at intervals not longer than 5 years.
SPS 318.170811(5) (5)   Installation placed out of service. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.11.1.4:
SPS 318.170811(5)(a) (a) Placing a conveyance out of service shall include all of the following:
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)1. 1. Removal of power feed lines from the load side terminals of the electrical disconnecting means.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)2. 2. Sealing of the disconnecting means in the open position.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)3. 3. Hoistway doors and access doors for an elevator, dumbwaiter, or material lift shall be permanently barricaded or mechanically fastened in the closed position with additional means. Only the landing where the car or platform is located may be secured by using the interlock.
SPS 318.170811 Note Note: See ASME A17.1 section 8.1.3 for requirements relating to Group 2 security.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)4. 4. Securing the car and counterweights, where provided, to prevent either from falling due to suspension-member or equipment failure.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)5. 5. For escalators or moving walks, barricading of entrances to prevent access. Barricades shall be constructed in accordance with the building code.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)6. 6. Verification of compliance with subds. 1. to 4. by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.170811(5)(a)7. 7. Written approval of the building code authority where a conveyance is part of a required accessible route in an occupied building.
SPS 318.170811(5)(b) (b) A conveyance placed out of service is no longer required to have periodic inspections or tests.
SPS 318.170811(5)(c) (c) Before the conveyance may be returned to service, a conveyance placed out of service shall have all applicable periodic inspections and tests performed, and shall meet the permit to operate requirements in s. SPS 318.1011.
SPS 318.170811(6) (6)   Installation converted to a type a material lift. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 8.11.1.4:
SPS 318.170811(6)(a) (a) Converting an existing elevator to a type A material lift shall include all of the following:
SPS 318.170811(6)(a)1. 1. Removal of in-car controls.
SPS 318.170811(6)(a)2. 2. Installations of signs meeting ANSI Z535.4 or its equivalent stating “For Material Only. No Riders Permitted” at the hall controls and the former location of the car operating panel in letters not less than 1/2 inch in height and centered on the back wall of the car 72 inches above the car floor in letters not less than 2 inches in height.
SPS 318.170811(6)(a)3. 3. Verification of compliance with subds. 1. and 2. by the department or agent municipality.
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