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WAC 296-96-24115

Landing enclosures and gates.

Any landing enclosures and gates shall have:
(1) A railing at least 42 in. high to protect all landing platforms and those areas of a building used as landing platforms; and
(2) A gate whose height is equal to the height of the railing to protect the passenger landing opening.
(a) Gates may either be a horizontally sliding type or a swing type; and
(b) All gates shall be equipped with a latch that holds the gate closed and an electrical contact to prevent movement of the car when a gate is open.
(3) Railing enclosure and gate shall reject a 1.5 in. diameter ball.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24115, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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