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Elevator Not Conforming To Ontario Building Code Barrier Free Requirements

Article Number

6.9

Condition

ELEVATOR NOT CONFORMING TO ONTARIO BUILDING CODE BARRIER FREE REQUIREMENTS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Elevators shall conform to the requirements of the Ontario Building Code.

Warranty

One-Year – Work and Materials. Two-Year – Health and Safety Violation of Ontario Building Code

Action

Equipment not meeting the Acceptable Performance/Condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Barrier free design is covered by Appendix E of the Elevator Code. Under the terms of the Elevator Code, Appendix E is voluntary. However, Appendix E is a mandatory requirement under the Ontario Building Code, so full compliance to the referenced code is required. The following barrier-free requirements including appropriate height buttons Braille on buttons, position indicator, hands-free phones, call registration chime, passing floor chime, hall door jamb Braille, and voice annunciation indicating floor level may be affected.

  

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