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WAC 296-96-23000

Compliance time frames.

Time frames for compliance with Part D or ASME A17.3 (or combination thereof) as applicable.
(1) These time frames do not apply to maintenance and periodic testing as required by ASME A17.1/CSA B44, Section 8.6.
(2) Where a single unit is required to comply with multiple requirements or a group of units is required to comply with multiple requirements on one or more conveyances, the owner shall:
(a) Have twenty-four months/two years in which to come into compliance; or
(b) Submit a written plan within twenty-four months indicating the projected time frame in which to comply.
(3) Where conveyances are targeted for alterations upon complying with subsection (2)(b) of this section, the owner may delay implementation of the requirements of Part D or ASME A17.3 (or combination thereof) until such time when the alteration is permitted by the department.
(4) The owner shall have a maximum of 60 months/5 years in which to come into compliance with the following:
(a) ASME A17.3 requirement 3.10.12 System to Monitor and Prevent Automatic Operation of the Elevator with Faulty Door Contact Circuits.
(b) Where Firefighters' Emergency Operation is required by ASME A17.3, requirement 3.11.3 (note: ASME A17.3, requirement 3.11.3 only pertains to elevators where Firefighters' Emergency Operation does not comply with the 1987 or later editions of ASME A17.1 or ASME A17.1/CSA B44. There is no requirement to add Firefighter's Emergency Operation (FEO) under ASME A17.3 if the elevator was not provided with FEO during the initial installation).
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 19-15-118, § 296-96-23000, filed 7/23/19, effective 9/1/19; WSR 18-18-070, § 296-96-23000, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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