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Section 92.0134 Responsibility of Owners, Lessees, Managers, Etc
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- It shall be unlawful for any person having possession or custody of or authority or control over any premises where any equipment or device mentioned in this Code is installed, whether as owner, lessee, licensee, trustee, mortgagee, management company, or representative, officer, employer or agent thereof, or as building manager or custodian, or in any capacity whatsoever:
- To permit on such premises the installation of any elevator or other equipment or device for which a permit is required by this article unless such permit shall first have been obtained from the Department.
- To permit on such premises the doing of any work for which a Certificate of Registration is required by this article except by a person holding such Certificate.
- To use or permit the use of any elevator or other equipment or device required by this article to be inspected and approved by the Department unless such equipment shall first have been inspected and approved and all fees paid.
- To use or permit the use of any elevator, equipment or device the use or operation of which has been prohibited by the Department.
- To obstruct or interfere with the Department or any Safety Engineer thereof in making any inspection required by law or ordered by the Superintendent of Building.
- Any person having possession or custody of or authority or control over any premises whereon any equipment or device mentioned in this code is installed, whether as owner, lessee, licensee, trustee, mortgagee, management company, or representative, officer, employer or agent thereof, or as building manager or custodian, or in any capacity whatsoever shall be responsible to install and maintain the following signs:
- A sign of durable material with letters of not less than 1/8-inch in height shall be posted in each elevator machine room displaying the telephone number or numbers to call for emergency service. The number or numbers shall be for an individual possessing a current Journeyman Elevator Mechanic Certificate issued by the City or elevator service company employing an individual so certified. The person or company must be able to provide service at the hours the elevators are expected to be operating. A similar sign shall be posted in the building manager's premises or other appropriate location.
- A sign shall be posted in each elevator car in letters of not less than 1/8-inch in height instructing passengers on the procedure for seeking assistance should the elevator become inoperative and instructing them to remain in the car until assistance arrives and not to attempt to force the doors or hatch open.
- Escalators. All escalators shall have conspicuously displayed at each entrance a sign of durable material in accordance with ASME 17.1-1996, Rule 805.9.
- Landings. An approved pictorial sign of a standardized design shall be posted adjacent to each elevator corridor call station to indicate that, in case of fire, the elevator will not operate and the exit stairways should be used. The pictograph shall be at least five inches (127 mm) wide and eight inches (230 mm) high. (See ASME A-17.1-96, Appendix H).