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

Promulgating Agency (Note a)

Standard Identification

Edition

Title

ASME

A 17.1 (Note b)

2016

Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators

ASME

A 17.3 (Note c)

2015

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 17.8

2016

Standard for Wind Turbine Tower Elevators

ASME

A 18.1

2014

Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts

ASME

A 90.1

2015

Safety Standard for Belt Manlifts

ESTA

E 1.42

2016

Design, Installation, and Use of Orchestra Pit Lifts

  

Note a

ASME means the "American Society of Mechanical Engineers" and ESTA means the "Entertainment Services and Technology Association"

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

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: 1/1/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/17/2017 and 10/17/2022
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, 3/15/12

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.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/17/2017 and 10/17/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4105.011(A)
Rule Amplifies: 3781.10, 3791.04(D), 4105.011(A)
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/99, 1/1/03, 3/15/12

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