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A120 Safety Requirements for Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance Charter:
The development and maintenance of standards for powered platforms (scaffolds) for buildings where window cleaning and related services are accomplished by means of suspended equipment at heights in excess of 35 feet (11m) above a safe surface, e.g. grade, street, floor, or roof level.

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A13 Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems Charter:
The development and maintenance of standards to establish a common system to assist in identification of hazardous materials conveyed in piping systems and their hazards when released in the environment.

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A17 Elevators and Escalators Charter:
To develop, maintain and interpret safety codes and standards covering the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, and materials lifts.

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A18 Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts Charter:
The development and maintenance of standards covering the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of inclined stairway chairlifts and inclined and vertical platform lifts intended for transportation of a mobility impaired person only. The device shall have limited vertical travel, operating speed and platform area. Operation shall be under continuous control of the user/attendant. The device shall not penetrate more than one floor. A full passenger enclosure on the platform shall be prohibited.

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A90 Safety Standards for Manlifts Charter:
The development of standards to establish safety requirements for manlifts. The standard developed by this committee applies to the manufacture, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of manlifts in relation to accident hazards. Manlifts covered by this scope consist of steps (platforms) and accompanying handholds mounted on, or attached to, an endless belt operating vertically in one direction only and being supported by, and driven through, pulleys at the top and bottom. These manlifts are intended for conveyance of persons only. It is not intended that this scope cover moving stairways, elevators with enclosed platforms (Patermoster elevators), gravity lifts, or conveyors used only for conveying materials.

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B20 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment Charter:
The design, construction, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of conveyors and conveying systems in relation to accident hazards. Conveyors covered by the B20 standard include such items as power conveyors, gravity conveyors, pneumatic tubes, skip hoists, vertical reciprocating conveyors, and power unloading scoops, except as provided in the following paragraph. The B20 standard does not apply to industrial powered trucks, tiering machines, cranes, derricks, hoists, power-and hand shovels, bucket drag lines, moving stairways, dumbwaiters, manlifts, and platform elevators to carry passengers or the elevator operator.

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B30 Safety Standards Committee for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks, and Slings Charter:
The charter of the ASME B30 Standards Committee, on Cranes and Related Equipment, is to develop, maintain, and interpret safety codes and standards covering the construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, and maintenance of cranes and related equipment.

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BTH Standards Committee, Design of Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices Charter:
Standardization of design criteria for below-the-hook lifting devices.

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CSDAFB Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers Charter:
The development of requirements for the assembly, installation, maintenance, and operation of controls and safety devices installed on automatically operated boilers directly fired with, gas, oil, gas oil, or electricity subject to the service limitations and exclusions listed below. Service Limitations a) All automatically fired boilers regardless of fuel input ratings. b) Burners field installed in automatically fired boilers. Exclusions a) Boilers with fuel input ratings of 12,500,000 Btu/hr or above falling within the scope of NFPA 85 Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code. b) Water heaters.

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P30 Planning for the Use of Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Cableways, Aerial Devices and Lifting Accessories Charter:
The development and maintenance of standards that support lift planning activities where mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, cranes, derricks, hoists, cableways, aerial devices and material lifting accessories and combinations thereof are used.

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Portable Automotive Service Equipment Committee (PASE) Charter:
The charter of the ASME PASE Committee on Safety Standards for Portable Automotive Service Equipment, hereafter called the standards Committee, shall be the standardization of safety and performance requirements for portable automotive service equipment. These codes or standards may include requirements for safety, health, design, quality, testing, production, construction, measurement, maintenance, performance or operation of equipment or qualification of personnel.

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QEI Qualification of Elevator Inspectors Charter:
It is the responsibility of the QEI Standards Committee to develop standards covering requirements for the qualification and duties of personnel engaged in the inspection and testing of equipment within the scope of the ASME A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators and ASME A18.1 Safety Standards for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts. It is also responsibility for this Committee to develop criteria for, and supervision of, a program to accredit organizations to certify that persons meet and maintain the qualifications specified in the standards developed by the Committee.

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Rail Transit Vehicle Standards Committee Charter:
The Rail Transit Vehicle Standards Committee covers safety, functional, performance and operability requirements for rail transit vehicles, mechanical systems and components and structural requirements. Rail transit includes conventional subway (rapid) railcars and light rail cars, and excludes freight, commuter, high speed or any other rail vehicles under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Administration as of March 18, 1998.

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Slewing Ring Bearings Standards Committee Charter:
To develop and maintain standards relating to the design, manufacture, quality assurance, application, installation, and maintenance of slewing ring bearings.

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