Chapter 4101:5-3 Accepted Engineering Practice and Approved Standards

4101:5-3-01 Accepted engineering practice and approved standards.

Unless otherwise specifically provided for in rules 4101:1-30-01 or 4101:5-1-01 to 4101:5-3-02 of the Administrative Code, compliance with the applicable technical provisions and requirements of the standards listed in"Table 4101:5-3-01" of the Administrative Code is prima facie evidence of conformity with accepted engineering practice or with an approved standard governing the design, construction, repair, alteration and maintenance of elevators.

Table 4101:5-3-01

Authority (Note a) Designation (Note c) Edition Title
ASME A 17.1 (Note b) 2010 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
ASME A 17.3 (Note d) 2008 Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators.
ASME A 17.6 2010 Standard for Elevator Suspension, Compensation, and Governor Systems
ASME A 17.7 2007 Performance-based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
ASME A 18.1 2008 Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts
ASME A 90.1 2009 Safety Standard for Belt Manlifts
   
Note a ASME means the "American Society of Mechanical Engineers"
Note b Section 2.2.2.5-delete the last sentence; Section 8.11.1.1.2(a)-change to read as follows: Periodic tests, as required in 8.6, are not required to be witnessed by a general or special inspector.; Section 8.11.1.1.2(b)- change to read as follows: Periodic test reports shall be submitted to the division within five business days of the completion of the periodic test. The test reports shall be on forms prescribed by the superintendent and shall include the date and type of test(s) performed, detailed results of the test(s), and a statement as to any corrective action taken.
Note c Where additional standards are referenced both in the "Ohio Building Code" and the standards referenced within this rule, the applicable edition of the standard shall be the edition referenced in rule 4101:1-35-01 of the Administrative Code
Note d The rules of the board shall not be retroactively applied to existing elevators that are not otherwise being altered or repaired. Portions of an elevator not altered and not affected by an alteration are not required to comply with the code requirements for a new elevator.

Replaces: 4101:5-3-01

Effective: 03/15/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/10/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4105.011(A)
Rule Amplifies: 4105.011(A)
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/74, 9/10/79, 7/1/84, 12/1/85, 7/1/88, 7/1/89, 1/1/92, 5/15/95, 4/1/99, 4/1/02, 1/1/03, 8/15/03, 3/1/05, 7/1/06

4101:5-3-02 Resolution of conflicts.

(A) In the event of conflict, the rules of the board of building standards adopted pursuant to section 3781.10 of the Revised Code and known as the "Ohio Building Code", the "Ohio Mechanical Code", and the "Ohio Plumbing Code" shall govern any rule or standards adopted by the board pursuant to division (A) of section 4105.011 of the Revised Code.

(B) The rules of the board shall not be retroactively applied to existing elevators that are not otherwise being altered or repaired. Portions of an elevator not altered and not affected by an alteration are not required to comply with the code requirements for a new elevator.

Effective: 03/15/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/10/2011 and 11/10/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4105.011(A)
Rule Amplifies: 3791.04(D) , 4105.011(A)
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/99, 1/1/03

4101:5-3-03 [Rescinded] Special purpose personnel elevators.

Effective: 03/15/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/10/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4105.011(A)
Rule Amplifies: 4105.011(A)
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/04