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WAC 296-96-24706

Machine rooms and machinery space.

(1) Machines and control equipment shall be located:
(a) Inside a hoistway enclosure, at the top or bottom, without enclosures and platforms; or
(b) Outside a hoistway if enclosed with a noncombustible material to a height of at least 72 in.
(2) Machines and control equipment located outside the hoistway shall be enclosed in noncombustible material not less than 72 in. high and have a self-closing and locking door. Control equipment located outside the hoistway shall be enclosed in a metal cabinet equipped with a panel door capable of being locked in the closed position to prevent unauthorized access.
(3) Permanent electric lighting shall be provided in all machine rooms and machinery spaces.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24706, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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