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WAC 296-96-02415

Construction-use permit.

(1) Pursuant to RCW 70.87.090, a temporary construction use operating permit may be requested by the elevator contractor.
(2) Elevators granted a temporary construction-use permit shall comply with ASME A17.1/CSA B44, Section 5.10 as a minimum.
(3) Temporary construction operating permits are valid for thirty days (see RCW 70.87.090).
(4) The elevator shall be provided with an operator during all hours of elevator operation. The operator shall be provided with a means to communicate with personnel who can assist in the event of an elevator-related emergency.
(5) The elevator is restricted for use by construction workers and construction materials only.
(6) Renewal of a temporary operating permit is at the discretion of the department. A reinspection is required before a permit can be renewed.
(7) All elevators with expired temporary construction operating permits that have not passed a final inspection may not be operated. Operating an elevator with an expired permit shall result in a civil penalty (see WAC 296-96-01070 (1)(a)).
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, § 296-96-02415, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18; WSR 07-24-041, § 296-96-02415, filed 11/30/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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