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WAC 296-96-24151

Testing of safeties and governors.

(1) The safety shall be tested before the inclined private residence elevator is put into service. It shall be tested while the elevator is carrying its rated load.
(2) Governors on instantaneous type safeties shall be tested by manually tripping the governor while the elevator is traveling at its rated speed. Creating sufficient slack in the rope and dropping the elevator is a method of testing speed governors located on an elevator or chassis.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24151, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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