Elevator Safety Code


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Title 260 Department of Labor and Training
Chapter 30 Workforce Regulation and Safety
Subchapter 10 Occupational Safety
Part 1 Elevator Safety Code
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Inactive
Effective 09/12/2006 to 04/10/2007

Regulation Authority:

Chapter 23-33 and section 42-35-3(b) of the General Laws of the State of Rhode Island

Purpose and Reason:

This amendment to the Elevator Safety Code adds rule 2.0 to Appendix A to address safety issues regarding the limited use of elevators and related equipment during construction.

Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril:

Elevators are often used on construction sites prior to the issuance of regular certificates of occupation. This amendment will allow the Department of Labor and Training to apply safety conditions to this use and monitor compliance.