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WAC 296-96-24431

Bottom landings.

(1) Bottom landing clear areas:
(a) Where possible, the clear area of a bottom landing shall be at least the size of the area enclosed by guardrails on the floors above;
(b) A clear area shall be free of stairs and ladders; and
(c) If a wall on the bottom landing is located in front of the down-running side of the belt, it shall be installed at least 48 in. away from the belt face.
(2) The lowest landing serviced by the lift shall support the lower (boot) pulley installation.
(3) A mounting platform shall be installed on the lowest landing unless the landing floor is at or above the point at which the upper surface of the belt steps assume or leave a horizontal position.
(4) If a mounting platform is installed, it shall be located in front of or to one side of the up/down run.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24431, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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