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PDFWAC 296-46B-620

Special equipmentElevators.

051 Disconnecting means.
In accordance with WAC 296-96-02460, elevator section:
(1) The main line disconnect(s) must be located per NFPA 70, Article 620.51(C) and:
(a) Inside the machine room door on the strike side of the machine or control room door;
(b) Not more than twenty-four inches from the door to the operating handle; and
(c) Be at a height not less than thirty-six inches nor more than sixty-six inches above the finish floor as measured centerline to the disconnect handle.
(2) For multicar machine rooms the switches shall be grouped together as close as possible to that location.
(3) For machine rooms with double swing doors, the doors must swing out and the switch(es) shall be located on the wall adjacent to the hinge side of the active door panel.
(4) Shunt-trip breakers, where provided shall be located in the elevator machine room or control room.
(5) Where shunt-trip breakers are also being used as a main line disconnect, they shall comply with subsections (1) through (3) of this section.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW, RCW 19.28.031 and 19.28.251. WSR 19-15-117, § 296-46B-620, filed 7/23/19, effective 8/23/19.]
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