2.14.7 Illumination of Cars and Lighting Fixtures
(a) Each lamp or set of lamps shall provide the minimum illumination in conformance with 188.8.131.52.2.
(b) Systems shall be arranged to automatically illuminate the unlit lamp or set of lamps immediately following a failure of the first lamp or set of lamps.
(c) Systems shall be designed so that an audible or visual signal notifies authorized personnel when one lamp or set of lamps is not functional.
(a) The intensity of auxiliary lighting illumination shall be not less than 2 lx (0.2 fc), measured at any point between 1225 mm (48 in.) and 890 mm (35 in.) above the car floor and approximately 300 mm (12 in.) centered horizontally in front of a car operating panel containing any of the following:
(1) car operating device(s)
(2) door open button
(3) rear or side door open button
(4) door close button
(5) rear or side door close button
(6) "PHONE" button and operating instructions
(7) "ALARM" switch
(b) Illumination is not required in front of additional car operating panels where the devices listed in (a) are duplicated.
(c) Auxiliary lights shall be automatically turned on in all elevators in service after normal car lighting power fails.
(d) The power source shall be located on the car.
(e) The power system shall be capable of maintaining the light intensity specified in (a) for a period of at least 4 h.
(f) Not less than two lamps or sets of lamps of approximately equal illumination shall be provided. Systems using only one of the two required lamps or sets of lamps to provide the required illumination shall be permitted and shall comply with the following:
(1) Each lamp or set of lamps shall provide the minimum illumination in conformance with (a).
(2) Systems shall be arranged to automatically illuminate the unlit lamp or set of lamps immediately following a failure of the first lamp or set of lamps.
(3) Systems shall be designed so that an audible or visual signal notifies authorized personnel when one lamp or set of lamps is not functional.
(g) Battery-operated units, where provided, shall
(1) comply with CSA C22.2 No. 141 or UL 924 (see Part 9)
(2) have a minimum 4 h rating
(3) be permanently connected to the car light branch circuit
(4) have an output rating that includes the auxiliary lights and, if connected, the emergency signaling devices (see 2.27.1)
(h) The lamps used for auxiliary lighting are permitted to be the same lamps used for normal illumination in conformance with 184.108.40.206.1.
(a) be located in or adjacent to the operating device in the car.
(a) The car is at a floor.
(b) The doors are closed.
(c) There is no demand for service.
(d) The car is on automatic operation.
Momentary interruption of any of the above conditions shall cause the car lights to turn on.
(a) be equipped with guards, be recessed, or be mounted above a drop ceiling to prevent accidental breakage. Cars that operate with the drop ceiling removed shall have a permanent separate guard for the light bulb or tube.
(b) be mounted in the structure so that the structure and the bulb or tube will withstand the required elevator tests without being damaged or becoming dislodged.