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SPS 318.1804 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.1808 SPS 318.1808Hydraulic driving means. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 8.1:
SPS 318.1808(1) (1)Shutoff valve.
SPS 318.1808(1)(a) (a) A manually operated shutoff valve shall be provided between the hydraulic pump unit and the hydraulic cylinder.
SPS 318.1808(1)(b) (b) For a lift with a machine room, the shutoff valve under par. (a) shall be located inside the machine room and adjacent to the hydraulic pump unit.
SPS 318.1808(2) (2)Pump relief valve.
SPS 318.1808(2)(a) (a) General. Each pump or group of pumps shall be equipped with one or more relief valves conforming to all of the following, except as specified in par. (b):
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)1. 1. Be located between the pump and the check valve.
SPS 318.1808(2)(a)2. 2. 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)3. 3. Be of sufficient size, individually or accumulatively, 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)4. 4. 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 that will hold the platform lift with the rated load at any point if either of the following occurs:
SPS 318.1808(3)(a) (a) The pump stops and the down valves are closed.
SPS 318.1808(3)(b) (b) The maintained pressure drops below the minimum operating pressure.
SPS 318.1808(4) (4)Pressure-gauge fittings. A pressure-gauge fitting with a shutoff valve shall be provided at either of the following locations:
SPS 318.1808(4)(a) (a) On the cylinder side of the check valve.
SPS 318.1808(4)(b) (b) 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 a hydraulic control valve shall be subjected to the engineering tests and to the certification process specified in ASME A17.1 section 8.3.5, except ASME A17.1 section 8.3.5.3.1 does not apply.
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. The 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 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.1809 SPS 318.1809Rope sockets. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 9.8: Where wedge rope sockets are provided, they shall conform to the requirements in ASME A17.1 section 2.20.9.5.
SPS 318.1809 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.1810 SPS 318.1810Routine, periodic, and acceptance inspections and tests.
SPS 318.1810(1)(1)Inspectors. The requirements in ASME A18.1 sections 10.1.1 to 10.1.4 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.1810 Note Note: See s. SPS 318.1011 for additional requirements relating to inspections
SPS 318.1810(2) (2)Applicability of inspection and test requirements. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.1.5: Inspections and tests required by subs. (4) to (8) are to determine whether the equipment conforms to whichever of the following are applicable:
SPS 318.1810(2)(a) (a) The standard in effect on the contract date for the original installation.
SPS 318.1810(2)(b) (b) For altered components, the standard in effect on the contract date for the alteration.
SPS 318.1810(3) (3)Installation placed out of service. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.1.6:
SPS 318.1810(3)(a) (a) When an installation is placed out of service, all of the following requirements shall be met:
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)1. 1. The power feed lines shall be disconnected from the machine disconnect switch or equivalent.
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)2. 2. For a vertical platform lift, the doors or gates shall be secured against opening.
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)3. 3. The department or agent municipality shall be notified.
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)4. 4. The department or agent municipality may inspect the lift and charge an inspection fee.
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)5. 5. Periodic inspections and tests may be discontinued while a lift is out of service.
SPS 318.1810(3)(a)6. 6. Written approval of the building code authority where a conveyance is part of a required accessible route in an occupied building.
SPS 318.1810(3)(b) (b) Before the lift may be placed back into service, all applicable inspections and tests shall be performed as required by subs. (2) and (4) to (8), and the permit-to-operate requirements in s. SPS 318.1011 shall be met.
SPS 318.1810 Note Note: The building code may prohibit placing a vertical or inclined platform lift out of service where used by persons with disabilities. Consult with a building inspector for written permission prior to placing it out of service.
SPS 318.1810(4) (4)Routine inspections and tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.2.1: Routine inspections and tests of sections 2 and 3 lifts shall be performed at intervals of not longer than one year. Routine inspections and tests of section 4 lifts shall be performed at intervals of not longer than 3 years.
SPS 318.1810(5) (5)Inspections and test requirements. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.2.2: Routine inspections shall include the applicable items listed in ASME A18.1 sections 10.2.2.1 to 10.2.2.4. Where an inspection reveals a need for a test to be conducted, the licensed elevator inspector may order the test.
SPS 318.1810(6) (6)Periodic inspections and tests. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.3: Periodic inspections shall be performed at the same time as routine inspections. Where an inspection reveals a need for a test to be conducted, the inspector may order the test.
SPS 318.1810(7) (7)Five-year inspection and test requirements.
SPS 318.1810(7)(a)(a) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.3.3.1: Where a lift is equipped with a safety device that is subject to testing, the 5-year safety test – and where applicable, the governor test in ASME A18.1 section 10.3.3.2 – shall be performed. The test results shall be submitted to the department or agent municipality on an approved form.
SPS 318.1810 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 318.1810(7)(b) (b) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.1.3: The hydraulic control valves shall be tested in accordance with the requirements in ASME A17.1 8.10.3.2.2 (v).
SPS 318.1810(7)(c) (c) Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 subsection 10.3.3.1 (b): For Type A safeties and Type A safety parts of Type C safeties, there shall be sufficient travel of the safety rollers or dogs remaining after the test to bring the platform and its rated load to rest on safety application at governor tripping speed. A metal tag shall be attached to the lift tower in a permanent manner that is readily visible to inspectors without disassembly, giving the date of the safety test together with the name of the person or firm who performed the test.
SPS 318.1810(8) (8)Inspection and test requirements for altered installations. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ASME A18.1 section 10.5: Where an alteration is made to an existing installation, the affected components shall comply with the applicable portions of ASME A18.1 sections 2 to 4, 8, and 9.
SPS 318.1810 Note Note: Where plan submittal and approval and inspections are required under Table SPS 318.1007-4, inspections and tests are required as specified in subsection (2).
SPS 318.1810 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; CR 19-118: cr. (3) (a) 6., am. (4), (5), renum. (7) to (7) (a), cr. (7) (b), (c) Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.1811 SPS 318.1811Maintenance logs.
SPS 318.1811(1)(1)   Weekly operation procedure. The requirements in ASME A18.1 section 11.1.2 (c) are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 318.1811(2) (2)   On-site documentation. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ASME A18.1 part 11.3: For a lift 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 318.1811 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
subch. VI of ch. SPS 318 Subchapter VI — Changes, Additions, or Omissions
to ANSI E1.42
SPS 318.4200 SPS 318.4200Entertainment technology.
SPS 318.4200(1)(1)   General. Orchestra pit lifts shall be designed, constructed, installed, operated, maintained, tested, and inspected in accordance with ANSI E1.42, except as otherwise provided in this subchapter.
SPS 318.4200(2) (2)   Changes, additions, and omissions. Changes, additions, or omissions to ANSI E1.42 are specified in this subchapter and are rules of the department and are not requirements in ANSI E1.42.
SPS 318.4200 Note Note: The sections in this subchapter are generally numbered to correspond with the chapter numbering in ANSI E1.42. For example, section SPS 318.4201 corresponds to ANSI E1.42 Chapter 1.
SPS 318.4200(3) (3)   Retroactivity. The operation, testing, maintenance, and periodic inspection requirements of this subchapter apply to all orchestra pit lifts existing prior to June 1, 2020.
SPS 318.4200(4) (4)   Pit access. Orchestra pit lifts installed after June 1, 2020, in accordance with this subchapter shall include a means to access the pit for use when the lift is at the lowest landing.
SPS 318.4200(5) (5)   Stage fall protection plan. An orchestra pit lift owner shall develop and implement a protection plan to address the hazard of stage edge falls.
SPS 318.4200 Note Note: An example of a stage edge fall protection plan is available in ANSI E1.42 Annex B.
SPS 318.4200 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.4201 SPS 318.4201Scope and application.
SPS 318.4201(1)(1)   The statement in ANSI E1.42 section 1.1.1.1 is not included as part of this subchapter.
SPS 318.4201(2) (2)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ANSI E1.42 section 1.1.2: This subchapter covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of orchestra pit lifts and the associated parts, rooms, spaces, and hoistways.
SPS 318.4201(3) (3)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ANSI E1.42 section 1.1.4: An orchestra pit lift that is not covered by this subchapter shall be subject to s. SPS 318.1700 (1).
SPS 318.4201 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.4202 SPS 318.4202Reference codes, standards, and specifications. Substitute the following requirement for ANSI E1.42 section 2.1: All references listed in ANSI E1.42 section 2.2 are informational only and are not requirements of this subchapter.
SPS 318.4202 History History: CR: 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.4203 SPS 318.4203Definitions.
SPS 318.4203(1)(1)   Substitute the following definitions for the corresponding definitions specified in ANSI E1.42 chapter 3:
SPS 318.4203(1)(a) (a) “Authority having jurisdiction” means the department of safety and professional services, except as designated under s. SPS 318.1012.
SPS 318.4203(1)(b) (b) “Lifting load” means the load that the equipment is designed and installed to lift at the rated speed.
SPS 318.4203(1)(c) (c) “Qualified person” means one who is licensed for the corresponding work by the department under s. SPS 305.991.
SPS 318.4203(1)(d) (d) “Static load” means the live load that the orchestra pit lift is designed and installed to support while the lift platform is not in motion as provided by the manufacturer upon installation or as approved by the department.
SPS 318.4203(2) (2)   This is a department definition in addition to the definitions in ANSI E1.42 chapter 3: “Orchestra pit lift” has the meaning given in s. SPS 318.1004 (10) (g).
SPS 318.4203 History History: CR 19-118: cr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.4204 SPS 318.4204Design requirements.
SPS 318.4204(1)(1)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ANSI E1.42 section 4.3.3: The horizontal gaps between the edges of the lift platform floor and fixed floors shall be greater than zero, in order to avoid direct contact, and not greater than 3/4 inch.
SPS 318.4204(2) (2)   This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in ANSI E1.42 section 4.1.4.1: The means of stopping and preventing unintended movement of the lift platform shall be tested at 100% of rated load.
SPS 318.4204(3) (3)   Substitute the following wording for the requirements in ANSI E1.42 section 4.1.4.1.2: An inherently self-locking gear reducer or actuator that resists motion by a restraining force 150% or greater than the applied force may be permitted for use as secondary means against uncontrolled or unintended movement, where available from the manufacturer. Where the secondary means is installed, it shall be inspected by a qualified person.
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