TITLE 41: FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER II: ELEVATOR SAFETY REVIEW BOARD
PART 1000 ILLINOIS ELEVATOR SAFETY RULES
SECTION 1000.20 APPLICABILITY


 

Section 1000.20  Applicability

 

a)         This Part applies to  the construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration and repair of the following equipment, its associated parts, and its hoistways (except as exempted in subsection (c) of this Section):

 

1)         Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car or platform that move between 2 or more landings, including , but not limited to, elevators, platform lifts and stairway chairlifts;

 

2)         Power driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings.  This equipment includes, but is not limited to, escalators and moving walkways;

 

3)         Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car that serve 2 or more landings and that are restricted to the carrying of material by their limited size or limited access to the car, including, but not limited to, dumbwaiters, material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices;

 

4)         Automatic guided transit vehicles on guide ways with an exclusive right-of-way.  This equipment includes, but is not limited to, automated people movers.  [225 ILCS 312/10(a) and (b)]

 

b)         This Part does not apply to a municipality with a population over 500,000 [225 ILCS 312/10(d)].

 

c)         This Part does not apply to the following equipment:  personnel hoists and employee elevators for construction and demolition operations within the scope of ANSI A10.4; material hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.5; manlifts within the scope of ASME A90.1; mobile scaffolds, towers, and platforms within the scope of ANSI A92; powered platforms and equipment for exterior and interior maintenance within the scope of ANSI A120.1; conveyors and related equipment within the scope of ASME B20.1; cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings within the scope of ASME B30; industrial trucks within the scope of ASME B56; portable equipment, except for portable escalators that are covered by ANSI A17.1; tiering or piling machines used to move materials to and from storage located and operating entirely within one story; equipment for feeding or positioning materials at machine tools, printing presses, etc.; skip or furnace hoists; wharf ramps; railroad car lifts or dumpers; line jacks, false cars, shafters, moving platforms, and similar equipment used for installing an elevator by a contractor licensed in this State; conveyances located in a private residence not accessible to the public.  [225 ILCS 312/10(c)]

 

d)         Further, the Act does not apply to special purpose personnel elevators within the scope of ASME A17.1 and used only by authorized personnel [225 ILCS 312/10(c)].

 

(Source:  Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 13131, effective October 1, 2012)