Elevating Regulations

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Elevating Device Overview Manual.pdf472.46 KB
Mandatory Requirements for Elevator Updating or Modernization of Motion and Operation Control.pdf40.62 KB
Elevating Devices Contractor's Mandatory Maintenance Unit List Submission Requirements.pdf29.23 KB
Incident Reporting Requirements with Respect to Elevating Devices.pdf41.11 KB
Safety Zone for Elevating Devices other than Escalators, Moving Walks and Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities.pdf268.7 KB
Hoistway Wiring.pdf26.78 KB
Requirements for Emergency Communication Systems for New Elevators.pdf35.87 KB
Buried Hydraulic Systems.pdf44.83 KB
Richmond Elevator Maintenance LTD - Hyraulic Elevators.pdf53.48 KB
Tractions Sheave Brake Sheave Jammer Electric Elevator.pdf5.22 MB
Driving Machine Brake - Electric Elevators.pdf58.43 KB
Baldor AC Vector Drives on Virginia Controls Traction Controllers.pdf90.54 KB
Flexible Hoses on Hydraulic Elevators.pdf54.15 KB
Lifting Chains on Vertical Chain Mesh Type Car Gates Automatic or Manual.pdf40.45 KB
One CT Driving-Machine Outboard Sheave Shaft Bearing Lubrication.pdf22.79 KB
Driving Machine Brake - Electric Elevators.pdf58.43 KB
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SAFETY ORDER
NO: SO-L1 090507 3 DRIVING MACHINE BRAKE - ELECTRIC ELEVATORS
Date of Issue: May 7, 2009
This safety order is being issued pursuant to section 31 of the Safety Standards Act. A person affected by this safety order may appeal this order, in writing, to the Safety Standards Appeal Board in accordance with Section 51 of the Safety Standards Act. It is an offence under section 72 not to comply with a safety order.
Part 1: Details of Regulated Work or Regulated Product
This Safety Order is issued to all licensed elevating devices contractors and applies to all DRIVING MACHINE BRAKES of all makes and models.
Part 2: Requirement(s) of This Safety Order
This safety order is to confirm existing Driving Machine Brake Maintenance Requirements conforming to B44 Safety Code for Elevators & Escalators (the “Safety Code”). This safety order is effective immediately. 1. Every 12 months, all Licensed Elevating Devices Contractors that maintain elevators with driving machine brakes will maintain all driving machine brakes in compliance with applicable requirements of the Safety Code and at a minimum must include the following: a)Ensure adjustment to the torque shown on the data plate, where provided. b)The driving-machine brakes shall be maintained to ensure safe and proper operation, including, but not limited to, the following components (ref. J.2.6.1): (i) residual pads; (ii) linings; (iii) pins; (iv) springs; (v) sleeves; and (vi) discs c)Ensure contact of the friction material on the braking surface and means shall be provided to protect the braking surfaces from contamination caused by any driving-machine fluid leak (ref. 2.24.8.6). d)The driving-machine brake shall be tested: (i) to ensure proper operation after dismantling, cleaning, replacement of brake linings or any other component, or any change affecting the operation or adjustment of the brake (ref. J.2.6.2). (ii)to ensure that the car will decelerate from rated speed when power is removed from the driving machine and will brake while an empty car is travelling in the up direction at rated speed (ref J.2.6.1). Note: It is recommended that means other than the disconnect switch be used to remove the power.
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505 SIXTH STREET, SUITE 200, NEW WESTMINSTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA V3L 0E1 Toll Free: 1-866-566-SAFE (7233) Fax: 778-396-2007 Web Site: www.safetyauthority.ca E-mail: info@safetyauthority.ca
FRM-1128-01 (2009-04-06)
2. Every 12 months, a Brake Test Declaration (see attached) must be submitted to the BCSA promptly after each procedure and test. It is further ordered that all Licensed Elevating Devices Contractors that maintain elevators with the type of equipment referred to in Part 1 of this safety order complete the attached Safety Order Response Form along with the Brake Test Declaration and email it to the British Columbia Safety Authority New Westminster office (email address: elevating.devices@safetyauthority.ca) upon completion/verification that the above stated requirements have been complied with. Completed forms must be received by the Provincial Safety Manager no later than November 15, 2009 and within a 12 month period thereafter.
Part 3: Details of Issue (if applicable)
This safety order is being issued to the following:
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Licensed Elevating Devices Contractors.
Part 4: Details of Ordering Safety Manager or Safety Officer – Please read following page I certify that I am authorized to issue this safety order in accordance with section 15 (d) of the Safety Standards Act or that I have been delegated this power under section 15 (g) of the Safety Standards Act.
Janice Lee, P. Eng Provincial Elevating Safety Manager
Date: May 7, 2009
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505 SIXTH STREET, SUITE 200, NEW WESTMINSTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA V3L 0E1 Toll Free: 1-866-566-SAFE (7233) Fax: 778-396-2007 Web Site: www.safetyauthority.ca E-mail: info@safetyauthority.ca
FRM-1128-01 (2009-04-06)
Safety Standards Act: Safety Orders 31 (1) To prevent, avoid or reduce risk of personal injury or damage to property, a provincial safety manager may, in writing, issue a safety order. (2) A safety order may be issued to any person in relation to any of the following: (a) regulated work or regulated products generally; (b) a specific class of regulated product or regulated work; (c) a specific regulated product or regulated work. (3) For certainty, a safety order issued under this section may apply to (a) regulated work that meets the requirements under this Act, (b) regulated work that previously met the requirements under this Act or a former Act but does not meet the current requirements under this Act, (c) regulated products that meet the requirements under this Act, or (d) regulated products that previously met the requirements under this Act or a former Act but do not meet the current requirements under this Act, including a regulated product that bears a certification mark. (4) A safety order may specify any requirement that is intended to prevent, avoid or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property and may include any of the following orders: (a) that an existing regulated work or regulated product must be made safe in compliance with the safety order; (b) that a regulated product must be (i) disconnected from a power source, (ii) uninstalled, or (iii) modified before continued use; (c) that a regulated product must be operated, installed, manufactured or disposed of only as specified or that a regulated product must not be moved; (d) that current or future regulated work or a regulated product must conform to the terms or conditions of the order; (e) that a person take or refrain from taking any action that a safety manager considers necessary to prevent, avoid or reduce a risk of personal injury to persons or damage to property; (f) that the manufacturer make reasonable efforts to recall the regulated product. (5) The provincial safety manager must give written notice of the safety order to the following persons: (a) the manufacturer of the regulated product; (b) an owner of the regulated product if the identity of the owner is known to the provincial safety manager; (c) the person in charge of the regulated work. (6) The notice must state the reasons for the decision and that the person has the right to appeal the decision to the appeal board. (7) Despite section 54, a safety order may not be stayed during an appeal.
References: Safety Standards Act
For more information on the British Columbia Safety Authority, please visit our website at: www.safetyauthority.ca
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505 SIXTH STREET, SUITE 200, NEW WESTMINSTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA V3L 0E1 Toll Free: 1-866-566-SAFE (7233) Fax: 778-396-2007 Web Site: www.safetyauthority.ca E-mail: info@safetyauthority.ca
FRM-1128-01 (2009-04-06)
SAFETY ORDER RESPONSE FORM
The information on this form is collected to administer the provisions of the Safety Standards Act. If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this information, contact the Records, Information and Privacy Analyst for the BC Safety Authority at telephone 1-866-566-7233 (SAFE). The company and/or designated representative in receipt of a safety order must fill out and submit this form to the British Columbia Safety Authority within the timeframe stipulated on the safety order. Safety Order No:
Operating Company:
The following have been completed as required in the above safety order:
Person signifying completion of safety order requirement/s: (please print name)
Position Title:
Signature:
Month
Completion Date:
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Day
/
Year
Return this form to: Attention: Janice Lee, Provincial Elevating Safety Manager BC Safety Authority Suite 200, 505 - 6th Street New Westminster, BC V3L 0E1 E- Mail: elevating.devices@safetyauthority.ca
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Brake Test Declaration – Electric Elevators
Date: BCSA Unit #: Elevator #: Speed: # Floors: Capacity:
General
Building Name: Address: City: Owner: Component Inspected Yes Disc Brake pads & running clearances Brake linings & running clearances No Replaced Yes No
Brake Tests
Brake Pins & levers: Springs/Arms/Adjusting Bolts: Brake Sleeves/Cores/Plungers: Brake Disc/Drum: Brake Adjusted/Torque Ft/lb: N/m: Remarks:
Brake tested empty car up at rated speed Brake holds Elevator Contractor name: Mechanics name: Supervisors name: Signature: Signature: Date: Date:
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