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Rule 4101:5-1-01 | Scope.


This code covers the design, construction, repair, alteration, and maintenance of:

(A) Passenger elevators;

(B) Freight elevators;

(C) Stage lifts;

(D) Dumbwaiters;

(E) Escalators;

(F) Moving walks;

(G) Belt Manlifts;

(H) Mine elevators;

(I) Wind turbine tower elevators

(J) Special service elevators and other lifting and lowering equipment as provided for by section 4105.01 of the Revised Code, but shall not include the following:

(1) Conveyors and related equipment within the scope of "ANSI B20.1";

(2) Tiering or piling machines used to move material to and from storage and located and operating entirely within one story;

(3) Equipment for feeding or positioning materials at machine tools, printing presses, etc.;

(4) Hoists for raising or lowering materials and which are provided with unguided hooks, slings, and similar means for attachment to the materials;

(5) Skip or furnace hoists;

(6) Wharf ramps;

(7) Amusement devices, but does include elevators in observation towers, etc.;

(8) Lift bridges;

(9) Railroad car lifts or dumpers;

(10) Material hoists and material lifts; and

(11) Workmen's hoists in place for the duration of the construction renovation or demolition of the project; and

(12) Elevators within individual dwelling units.

Last updated April 9, 2024 at 11:46 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4105.011(A)
Amplifies: 4105.01, 4105.011(A), 4105.17
Five Year Review Date: 10/12/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1974, 12/15/1984, 2/1/1996, 12/1/2000, 4/1/2002