ASME A17.2-2010 pdf download.Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks Includes Inspection Procedures for Electric Traction and Winding Drum Elevators, Hydraulic Elevators, Inclined Elevators, and Escalators and Moving Walks.
CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5 Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. This Code contains requirements for obtaining, labeling, and listing electrical equipment for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, material lifts, platform lifts, and stairway lifts. ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. This American National Standard performance-based safety code cov- ers the design, construction, installation, operation, test- ing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, and material lifts. Published Interpretations. Interpretations of the vari- ous A17 standards are published periodically. Interpretations of A17.1 and A17.2 approved by the A17 Committee from June 14, 1972 through June 1979 were published in a separate book in 1980. Starting with the 1981 edition of the Code, interpreta- tions are published with each new edition and supple- ment of the applicable standard. A compilation of Interpretations Nos. 2–13 (June 1979–May 1989) has also been published by ASME. A compilation of all interpre- tations can also be obtained through the A17 CD-ROM. Handbookon A17.1/B44 SafetyCode. This Handbook augments the A17.1/B44 Codes with commentary, dia- grams, and illustrations that are intended to explain the requirements of the A17.1/B44 Code. The commentary contained in the Handbook is the opinion of the author and has not been approved by the A17 Committee or the B44 Technical Committee. QEI-1 Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspec- tors. This Standard covers requirements for the qualifi- cation and duties of inspectors and inspection supervisors engaged in the inspection and testing of equipment within the scope of the A17.1/B44 Code. It also includes requirements for the accreditation of organizations that certify inspectors and inspection supervisors as meeting the QEI criteria.
ProposingRevisions. Revisions are made periodically to the Guide to incorporate changes that appear neces- sary or desirable, as demonstrated by the experience gained from the application of the procedures, and in order to conform to developments in elevator technol- ogy. Approved revisions will be published periodically. The Committee welcomes proposals for revisions to this Guide. Suchproposals should be as specific as possi- ble: citing the Item number(s), the proposed wording, and a detailed descriptionofthe reasons for the proposal including any pertinent documentation. Requesting Interpretations. On request, the A17 Committee will render an interpretation of any requirement of the Guide. Interpretations can only be rendered in response to a written request sent to the Secretary of the Standards Committee. The request for interpretation should be clear and unambiguous. It is further recommended that the inquirer submits his request using the following format: Subject: Cite the applicable Item number(s) and a concise description.
5 DUTIES OF INSPECTORS The duties of inspectors are: (a) when witnessing acceptance inspections and tests of new or altered installations, to determine whether all parts of the installation conform to the requirements of the applicable code or regulations and whether the required safety devices function as required. (b) when making routine and/or periodic inspections and tests, to determine that the equipment conforms to the applicable Code edition (edition which it was installed, A17.3 and local requirements) and that alter- ations conform with Code requirements. Determine that periodic tests performed by the owner or his agent are conducted in accordance with Code requirements and results of these tests demonstrate Code compliance. (c) to report the results of inspections and tests in accordance with applicable local regulations. It is not the function or duty of inspectors to make any repairs or adjustments to the equipment, nor to recommend methods or procedures for correction of deficiencies. 6 ARRANGEMENT FOR INSPECTION The inspecting authority or the inspector should request the owner or his agent to make the following arrangements prior to an inspection or test: (a) Provide qualified personnel for periodic and acceptance inspections and tests to perform the tests specified in the applicable code or regulations. (b) Have a person familiar with the operation of the elevator available to accompany and assist during the inspections. The inspector should be accompanied by a person familiar with the operation of the equipment to assist him during his inspections.