2.27.8 Switch Keys
The key switches required by 2.27.2 through 2.27.5 and 2.27.11 for all elevators in a building shall be operable by the FEO-K1 key. The keys shall be Group 3 Security (see Section 8.1]. A separate key shall be provided for each switch. These keys shall be kept on the premises in a location readily accessible to firefighters and emergency personnel, but not where they are available to the public. This key shall be a tubular, 7-pin, style 137 construction and shall have a bitting code of 6143521 starting at the tab sequenced clockwise as viewed from the barrel end of the key; cutting depths shall be in accordance with Figure 2.27.8. The key shall be coded "FEO-K1." The possession of the FEO-K1 key shall be limited to elevator personnel, emergency personnel, elevator equipment manufacturers, and authorized personnel during checking of Firefighters' Emergency Operation (see Section 8.1 and 126.96.36.199).
Figure 2.27.8 FE0 -K 1 Key
|Position||Bitting Code||Depth of Cut, mm||Depth of Cut, in.|
Where provided, a lock box, including its lock and other components, shall conform to the requirements of UL 1037 (see Part 9).
NOTE (2.27.8): Local authorities may specify additional requirements for a uniform keyed lock box, and its location, to contain the necessary keys.