Current as of: 2009
(1) "Elevator" means the machinery, construction, apparatus and equipment of an incline lift, escalator, moving walk or device serving 2 or more landings used in raising and lowering a car, cage or platform which is guided. It includes a passenger elevator, freight elevator, gravity elevator, workmen's elevator, dumbwaiter, manlift and other lifting or lowering apparatus which is guided. It does not include:
(a) An elevating device within the scope of the mining act, Act No. 163 of the Public Acts of 1911, as amended, being sections 425.101 to 425.113 of the Compiled Laws of 1948.
(b) A feeding machine or belted bucket, scoop, roller or any similar type of freight conveyor.
(c) A lubrication hoist or other similar mechanism.
(d) A piling or stacking machine used within 1 story, and not penetrating a floor.
(e) A device in a private residence other than one carrying persons.
(f) An outside material hoist used for raising or lowering construction materials while a building or structure is under construction within the scope of the construction safety act, Act No. 89 of the Public Acts of 1963, as amended, being sections 408.711 to 408.724 of the Compiled Laws of 1948.
(2) "Elevator contractor" means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of constructing, installing, maintaining, repairing or altering elevators, including the installing or maintaining of electric wiring, fixtures, apparatus and appliances in connection with the operation or control thereof.
(3) "Elevator contractor license" means a license issued by the director to an elevator contractor covering the construction, installation, alteration, maintenance or repair by him of elevators.
History: 1967, Act 227, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967Prev | Next
Michigan Laws: Elevator Safety