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Prior to operation of newly installed aerial lifts or after any modification thereafter of the electrical system, the electrical system shall be tested and shown to meet [the requirements of] this [standard] Part and the test results shall be recorded.
ANSI B Archives – Crane Institute of America
Towing devices shall be designed to prevent sliding along the haul rope when subject b777.1 twice the pull required to move a passenger along the tow path at the steepest point. Hydraulic systems shall be designed to reduce the possibility of oil contaminating the braking surfaces in the event of a failure of a hose, cylinder or fitting.
The maximum capacity andi each cabin, both in pounds and kilograms and number of passengers, shall be posted in a conspicuous place in each cabin see Annex D.
The service brake, drive sheave brake, and rollback device shall be designed to assure operation under all anticipated conditions. All braking systems shall be designed to ensure that:. The drive train shall be so arranged that there is no belt, friction clutch, or similar friction-type device between the backstop device and the drive sheave. The grips [should] shall be moved a uniform distance each time and in the same direction.
Rope grippers for skiers shall not be permitted. As a minimum, this testing shall be performed monthly during the operating season. The sheave mounting shall be installed and operated in such a manner that the haul rope, in every case, considering every possibility of overloading, remains in the center of the sheave groove. A copy of the inspection shall be provided to the owner or their agent of the ropeway.
If changes are made to the drive train components that affect rotational inertia i. Breaking strength, when new, shall be at least 15 times the maximum expected operating load, but in no case less than  pounds [ As a minimum, this testing shall be performed [monthly] weekly during the operating season.
The maximum grade of a conveyor shall be maintained within the design limits. Such drills are to be recorded in the operational log of each aerial lift see 3. Lifts installed prior to the effective date of this standard may comply with Annex D of this standard or with the signage requirement of the edition of Code Rule If a device is permanently installed to cause a brake, rollback, or drive train backstop device to be disabled for testing, it shall be monitored so that the aerial lift cannot be operated in its normal mode when the brakes are so disabled.
Law Districts Session Drafting Files. Copies of standards incorporated by reference are on file in the offices of the department and the legislative reference bureau.
Towing devices shall be allowed on tows operating at feet per minute 2. The permit to operate shall be valid for no longer than 12 months.
The loading area length, profile, and loading point shall be installed according to the carrier speed, carrier type, carrier conveyance system, passenger type, and aerial lift design. All grips shall be moved at least once every  12 calendar months. NOTE — Voice communication systems are not required for those tows qualifying for operation by a single operator, as defined in 6. No owner may construct or alter any passenger ropeway or portion of a passenger ropeway, or permit any passenger ropeway to be constructed or altered except in compliance with this chapter.
All correspondence and documentation that is sent by the owner of a ropeway to a third party independent inspector addressing cited violations of this chapter shall also be sent by the owner to the department. Register August No. The following personnel are the minimum that shall be required:. If downhill capacity is desired, the aerial lift shall comply with 3.
The power for this system shall be independent of the primary power and the communication system shall be functional and audible during a power failure see 4. Already Subscribed to this document.
IIIis hereby incorporated by reference into this chapter.
Compliance with this chapter does not relieve the owner from compliance with other administrative rules or statutes. The lateral tilt of the sheave shall not exceed  1 degrees from the horizontal when in a stationary position, and when the up-going and down-going unloaded carriers are equidistant from the sheave. Foot passengers shall be provided with approximately level unload anis and the necessary handrails, steps, or ramps to exit the unload area. The owner of a andi ropeway shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining a valid permit to operate.
The width of the unloading path on the unloading platform and the breakover point shall be greater than the carrier width. Fatalities as a result of a passenger ropeway malfunction shall be reported within 24 hours of occurrence. A periodic inspection shall be reported on form SBD or ansu approved form.
Where manual multispeed transmissions are used on a power unit, they shall not be shifted when the aerial lift is moving. No natural fiber or polypropylene ropes shall be used.