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  • ASME A17.7 : 2007

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    PERFORMANCE-BASED SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  27-08-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2012

    Publisher:  American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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    Foreword
    ASME Preface
    Form and arrangement
    1 GENERAL
      1.1 SCOPE
      1.2 PURPOSE
      1.3 DEFINITIONS
    2 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
      2.1 PROCESSES FOR ESTABLISHING SAFETY
      2.2 OPTIONS FOR ESTABLISHING SAFETY
      2.3 SAFETY ASSESSMENT SUBJECT
      2.4 ASSURING SAFETY BY IMPLEMENTING GESRs
      2.5 SORTING OF APPLICABLE GESRs FOR APPROACH 1
      2.6 IMPLEMENTATION OF GESRs
      2.7 RISK ASSESSMENT PROCESS
      2.8 PROTECTIVE MEASURES AND SAFETY PRINCIPLES
      2.9 APPLICATION OF SPs
      2.10 CODE COMPLIANCE DOCUMENTATION
      2.11 CODE DATA PLATE
      2.12 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    3 GLOBAL ESSENTIAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (GESRs) FOR ELEVATORS
      3.1 COMMON GESRs RELATED TO PERSONS AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
      3.2 GESRs RELATED TO PERSONS ADJACENT TO THE ELEVATOR - FALLING
           INTO HOISTWAY
      3.3 GESRs RELATED TO PERSONS AT THE ELEVATOR ENTRANCE
      3.4 GESRs RELATED TO PERSONS IN THE LCU (CAR)
      3.5 GESRs RELATED TO PERSONS IN WORKING AREAS
    4 SAFETY PARAMETERS
    5 REFERENCE CODES AND STANDARDS
      5.1 REFERENCE DOCUMENTS
      5.2 PROCUREMENT INFORMATION
    MANDATORY APPENDIX I - CERTIFICATION OF CONFORMANCE OF ELEVATOR
                           SYSTEMS, SUB-SYSTEMS, COMPONENTS, OR FUNCTIONS
    NONMANDATORY APPENDICES
    A - BACKGROUND TO GESRs
    B - SAFETY PARAMETERS
    C - RISK ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES
    D - QUICK REFERENCES
    E - EXAMPLE OF USE OF THIS CODE
    F - ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 Process

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    Describes the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment and its associated parts, rooms, spaces, and hoistways, where located in or adjacent to a building or structure.

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    Development Note Also numbered as CSA B44.7. (05/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 2007
    Publisher American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    EN 12016:2013 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - PRODUCT FAMILY STANDARD FOR LIFTS, ESCALATORS AND MOVING WALKS - IMMUNITY
    ISO/IEC 17000:2004 Conformity assessment Vocabulary and general principles
    ASME A120.1 : 2014 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR POWERED PLATFORMS AND TRAVELING LADDERS AND GANTRIES FOR BUILDING MAINTENANCE
    ASME A90.1 : 2015 SAFETY STANDARD FOR BELT MANLIFTS
    ISO/TS 14798:2006 Lifts (elevators), escalators and moving walks Risk assessment and reduction methodology
    ASCE 7 02 : 2003 MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    C22.1-15 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (23rd Edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations
    CSA B355 : 2015 LIFTS FOR PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES
    ISO 3411:2007 Earth-moving machinery Physical dimensions of operators and minimum operator space envelope
    ISO 7250:1996 Basic human body measurements for technological design
    ASME A17.1 : 2016 SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS - INCLUDES REQUIREMENTS FOR ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS, DUMBWAITERS, MOVING WALKS, MATERIAL LIFTS, AND DUMBWAITERS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSFER DEVICES
    ANSI A10.5 : 2013 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR MATERIAL HOISTS
    CSA S16 : 2014 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES
    CSA Z150 : 2016 SAFETY CODE ON MOBILE CRANES
    B167-16 Overhead cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, hoists, and jib cranes
    CSA B335 : 2015 SAFETY STANDARD FOR LIFT TRUCKS
    ISO 13852:1996 Safety of machinery Safety distances to prevent danger zones being reached by the upper limbs
    IEC 61508-5:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 5: Examples of methods for the determination of safety integrity levels (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    CSA B44.1 : 2014 ELEVATOR AND ESCALATOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    CFR 16(PTS1000-END) : 0 COMMERCIAL PRACTICES - FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION - CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
    NFPA 255 : 2006 TEST OF SURFACE BURNING CHARACTERISTICS OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    ISO/TS 22559-1:2004 Safety requirements for lifts (elevators) Part 1: Global essential safety requirements (GESRs)
    IEC 60364-1:2005 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 1: Fundamental principles, assessment of general characteristics, definitions
    UL 723 : 2010 TEST FOR SURFACE BURNING CHARACTERISTICS OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    ASME A17.1-2016/CSA B44-16 Safety code for elevators and escalators (Bi-national standard, with ASME A17.1)
    ICC A117.1 : 2009 ACCESSIBLE AND USABLE BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES
    ISO/IEC Guide 51:2014 Safety aspects Guidelines for their inclusion in standards
    ANSI A10.4 : 2007 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONNEL HOISTS AND EMPLOYEE ELEVATORS ON CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION SITES
    ISO 2860:1992 Earth-moving machinery Minimum access dimensions
    ISO 15534-3:2000 Ergonomic design for the safety of machinery Part 3: Anthropometric data
    A23.3-14 Design of concrete structures
    MIL STD 882 : E STANDARD PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM SAFETY
    CSA G40.20 G40.21 : 2013 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ROLLED OR WELDED STRUCTURAL QUALITY STEEL/STRUCTURAL QUALITY STEEL
    ASTM A 27/A27M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    ISO 14121:1999 Safety of machinery Principles of risk assessment
    ISO 13854:2017 Safety of machinery Minimum gaps to avoid crushing of parts of the human body
    ISO 15534-1:2000 Ergonomic design for the safety of machinery Part 1: Principles for determining the dimensions required for openings for whole-body access into machinery
    ASME A18.1 : 2017 SAFETY STANDARD FOR PLATFORM LIFTS AND STAIRWAY CHAIRLIFTS
    ASTM E 8 : 2004 Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
    ASME A17.5 : 2014 ELEVATOR AND ESCALATOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    ISO 11228-1:2003 Ergonomics Manual handling Part 1: Lifting and carrying
    CGSB 12.1 : 2017 CORR 1 2017 SAFETY GLAZING
    CSA Z185 : 1987 SAFETY CODE FOR PERSONNEL HOISTS
    ISO 15534-2:2000 Ergonomic design for the safety of machinery Part 2: Principles for determining the dimensions required for access openings
    ASME B20.1 : 2015 SAFETY STANDARD FOR CONVEYORS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT
    ACI 318 PACK : 2008 BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (ACI 318-08) & PCA NOTES ON ACI 318-08
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