(1) Subject to the provisions of Title 50, chapter 60, part 7, MCA, the department adopts and incorporates by reference the following conveyance codes promulgated by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME):

(a) Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.1, 2019 edition, excluding the following subsections: 2.13.5;;;;;;;;;;;; and;

(b) Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.3 2018 edition; and

(c) Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, ASME A18.1 2017 edition.

(2) Inspection, code compliance, and enforcement of hoistway enclosure standards are the responsibility of the appropriate authority having jurisdiction for inspection and enforcement of the building code. The building code, as adopted in ARM 24.301.131, shall have jurisdiction over the structural integrity of the hoistway enclosure, and the elevator code, as defined in (3), shall have jurisdiction over the hoistway shaft.

(3) The codes and standard referenced in (1), together with Title 50, chapter 60, part 7, MCA, and this subchapter, are collectively referred to as the "elevator code." A copy of the ASME codes and standards may be obtained from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, P.O. Box 2300, Fairfield, NJ 07007-2300, or www.asme.org.


History: 50-60-705, 50-60-715, MCA; IMP, 50-60-704, 50-60-705, 50-60-715, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 567, Eff. 2/24/06; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 112, Eff. 1/26/07; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 52, Eff. 1/18/13; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 911, Eff. 6/11/22.