Section 5.4 Private Residence Inclined Elevators
Section 5.4 applies to inclined elevators installed in or at a private residence. Section 5.4 also applies to similar elevators installed in buildings as a means of access to private residences within such buildings, provided the inclined elevators are installed so that they are not accessible to the general public or other occupants of the building. Inclined elevators conforming to the requirements of Section 5.1 are not prohibited from being installed in or at a private residence.
If the car sides extend less than 1825 mm (72 in.) above the floor of the car, there shall be no obstruction along the runway, within the arc formed by a 600 mm (24 in.) radius whose center is the outer corner of the top rail of the car enclosure.
When solid guards are installed on the obstruction in both directions of travel, which project at least 350 mm (14 in.) in line with the direction of travel, the running clearance shall be permitted to be reduced to 175 mm (7 in.). The exposed edge of the guard shall be rounded to eliminate shear hazards.
(a) Glass shall meet the requirements of 126.96.36.199.
(b) Plastics shall meet the requirements of ANSI Z97.1; 16 CFR Part 1201; or CAN/CGSB-12.1, CAN/CGSB-12.11, and CAN/CGSB-12.12, whichever is applicable.
(b) Type A safeties shall operate as required by 188.8.131.52.
(c) Type C safeties shall operate as required by 184.108.40.206.
Materials used in safeties shall meet the requirements of 2.17.13.
Counterweight guiding and construction shall conform to 220.127.116.11.
The material used shall be a type that will resist deterioration or be treated to resist deterioration.