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WAC 296-96-24218

Cars, landing gates and enclosures.

(1) Any landing enclosure shall have a railing at least 42 in. high to protect all landing platforms and those areas of a building used as landing platforms.
(2) Where gates are not provided at the entrance to the platform, a chain with a sign shall be provided to block the landing entrance. The sign shall state "Keep off landing until elevator has stopped at platform."
(3) If gates are provided they shall be:
(a) Either a horizontally sliding type or a swing type; and
(b) Equipped with a latch that holds the gate closed and an electrical contact to prevent movement of the elevator when a gate is open.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24218, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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