Regulations 1992 No.71 of 1992 Work Health (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations
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Work Health (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations 115. REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE An owner of a crane or hoist at a workplace shall ensure that repairs and maintenance are carried out on it in accordance with the appropriate standards specified in Schedule 9. ft Division 3 - Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks * 116. DESIGN, MANUFACTURE AND INSTALLATION (1) Lifts, escalators and moving walks at a workplace shall be designed, manufactured and installed in accordance with the standards specified in Schedule 10. (2) An application to register the design of a lift, escalator or moving walk shall be made not less than 30 days before the proposed commencement date of the installation, erection or alteration of the lift, escalator or moving walk. (3) Lighting in a lift machine room shall be supplied from the live side of the incoming mains to the main switch in the lift machine room. (4) Where a lift is being constructed or installed in a lift well adjacent to a lift that is in operation, the area in which the lift is being constructed or installed shall be screened with chain wire mesh, welded fabric or other similar material. 117. MAINTENANCE OF CONTROL MEASURES (1) An owner of a lift, escalator or moving walk at a workplace shall ensure that (a) machine rooms, wells and pits are kept clean and free of rubbish, dirt, dust or impediments; (b) pits are kept dry; and (c) all parts of the lift, escalator or moving walk are maintained in a safe working condition and are correctly adjusted. (2) An owner of a lift at a workplace shall ensure, after the installation of new ropes and before the lift commences to be operated, that the Authority is provided with a copy of the rope certificate relating to the ropes used on the lift, as provided by the manufacturer of the rope. * % (3) A copy of the rope certificate referred to in subregulation (2) shall be kept in the record for the lift. 54
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