WSR 10-13-137

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed June 22, 2010, 4:06 p.m. ]


Policy and Interpretive Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a policy and interpretive statement issued by the department regarding the specialty compliance services policies.

If you have any questions or need additional information please call Naomi Goodman at (360) 902-4211.

Specialty Compliance Services: Elevator Program Policy.

New Policy: Vertical Platform Lifts.

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to elevator mechanic[s] for the installation of vertical platform lifts. The policy allows the vertical platform lift can be plugged into the electrical supply by a cord if the mechanic follows the requirements of the policy, which include chair lifts that are permitted by the National Electrical Code (NEC). The policy was developed in response from requests from our stakeholders.

Contact: Jack Day, P.O. Box 44480, Olympia, WA, (360) 902-6128, Dayl235@lni.wa.gov.

Naomi Goodman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office