188.8.131.52.7 Machinery Space or Control Space Within the Hoistway
(a) Where the machine is mounted in the hoistway, a means to move the car from outside the hoistway shall be provided. The means shall have a display device or equivalent to convey the following information about the elevator simultaneously:
(1) the direction of travel
The display device or equivalent shall remain operable during a failure of the normal building power supply. The power source shall be capable of providing for the operation of the display device or equivalent for at least 4 h.
(b) Where the controller is mounted inside the hoistway, it shall be located so that it can be inspected, tested, and maintained from inside the car or from outside the hoistway without full bodily entry into the hoistway.