(f) "Hand-powered, 1-man elevator" means an elevator which has a car platform
area of not more than 5 square feet, which has a rated load of not more than 300 pounds,
and which is operated from the car only by pulling on a stationary rope that is located in
the hoistway and passing through or adjacent to the car platform. The elevator is for the
exclusive use of certain designated operating and maintenance employees and is installed
in a grain or feed mill or a similar structure that is not accessible to the general public.
(g) "Inspection" means the official determination by a general inspector of the
condition of all parts of equipment on which the safe operation of an elevator depends.
(h) "Private residence elevator" means any elevating device installed in or at a
private residence or installed in a building as a means of access to a private residence
within such building, provided the elevator is installed so that it is not accessible to the
general public or to other occupants in the building. The use is restricted to the owner
and the owner's immediate family and nonpaying guests. All other elevating device
installations shall be classified as commercial.
(i) “Private residential incline elevator” means a private residence inclined elevator
for use on a property of a private residence or homeowners’ association in accordance
with the act.
(j) "Special elevating device" includes other lifting or lowering apparatus which is
guided as provided in section 3 of the act.
(k) "Temporary inspection" means the inspection of a permanent elevator that is to
be used on a temporary basis.
(2) Terms defined in the act have the same meanings when used in these rules.
History: 2003 AACS; 2005 AACS; 2014 AACS.
R 408.7003 Applicability of national standards.
Rule 3. The following standards are adopted by reference.
(a) The following standards are available from the American Society of Mechanical
Engineers (ASME), 22 Law Drive, Box 2900, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007-2900, at a
cost as of the time of adoption of these rules, as stated in this subrule:
(i) ASME A17.1-2010 safety code for elevators and escalators, except for sections,
184.108.40.206.3, 220.127.116.11.2, 2.8.6, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.1, 184.108.40.206.2, 220.127.116.11.3,
18.104.22.168.4, 22.214.171.124.5, 126.96.36.199(f), 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206.2, 220.127.116.11.3, 2.22.2, 18.104.22.168.3,
22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.1, 184.108.40.206.2, 220.127.116.11.1, 18.104.22.168.3, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 to
184.108.40.206.6, 220.127.116.11.3, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124.1, 126.96.36.199.2. Cost $310.00.
(ii) ASME A17.2-2012 guide for inspection of elevators, escalators, and moving
walks. Cost $180.00.
(iii) ASME A17.6-2010 standard for elevator suspension, compensation, and
governor systems. Cost $90.00.
(iv) ASME A17.7-2007 performance-based safety code for elevators and escalators,
except for where the Michigan elevator rules make an exception to, addition to, or an
amendment of, an ASME A17.1/CA B44 code section the Michigan elevator rules shall
govern over the corresponding section in ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 and must obtain
department approval. Cost $155.00.