A17 ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS
 
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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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CHAIR Henry E. Peelle III
VICE CHAIR Richard Gregory
VICE CHAIR Calvin W. Rogler
STAFF SECRETARY Ms. Geraldine Burdeshaw
Ms. Geraldine Burdeshaw
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Two Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212)591-8523
Fax: (212)591-8501
Associated Committee Pages
A17 B44.1/A17.5 Committee On Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment
A17 Code Coordination Committee
A17 Elevators Used for Construction Committee
A17 Ad Hoc Committee on Door Protection
A17 Dumbwaiter and ATD Committee
A17 Earthquake Safety Committee
A17 Electrical Committee
A17 Guide for Emergency Personnel
A17 Emergency Operations Committee
A17 Escalator and Moving Walk Committee
A17 Existing Installations
A17 Hand and Sidewalk Elevator Committee
A17 Hoistway Committee
A17 Hydraulic Committee
A17 Inclined Elevator Committee
A17 Inspections Committee
A17 Limited-Use/Limited-Application Elevator Committee
A17 Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement Committee
A17 Marine Elevator Committee
A17 Mechanical Design Committee
A17 Mine Elevator Committee
A17 New Technology Committee
A17 Outside Emergency Elevator Committee
A17 Qualification of Elevator Inspectors (QEI)
A17 Rack & Pinion and Special Purpose Personnel Elevator Committee
A17 Regulatory Advisory Council
A17 Residence Elevator Committee
A17 Wind Turbine Elevator Committee
US TAG to TC178 (A17 International Standards Committee)
Additional Committees
A18 Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts
Board on Safety Codes and Standards
QEI Qualification of Elevator Inspectors
 
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