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220.127.116.11 Periodic Tests
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A periodic test record for all periodic tests containing the applicable Code requirement(s) and date(s) performed, and the name of the person or firm performing the test, shall be installed to be readily visible and adjacent to or securely attached to the controller of each unit in the form of a metal tag or other format designated by and acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction. If any of the alternative test methods contained in 18.104.22.168 were performed, then the test tag shall indicate alternative testing was used for the applicable requirement.
No person shall at any time make any required safety device or electrical protective device ineffective, except where necessary during tests. Such devices shall be restored to their normal operating condition in conformity with the applicable requirements prior to returning the equipment to service (see 2.26.7).
All references to "Items" and "Parts" are to Items in ASME A17.2.
When any device on which the safety of users is dependent is installed that is not specifically covered in Section 8.6, it shall be inspected and tested in accordance with the requirements of the manufacturer's or the altering company's procedures (see 22.214.171.124.1 and 126.96.36.199). Documentation that contains the testing procedures of these devices shall remain with the equipment and be available in the on-site documentation (see 188.8.131.52.2). The removal or disabling of such devices shall be considered an alteration and shall comply with 184.108.40.206.