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The A17 Earthquake Safety Committee is assigned to the following topic covered in the A17.1 Elevator and Escalator Code.
  • Special requirements for elevators in seismic risk zone 2 and higher

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    CHAIR Anthony Shelton
    VICE CHAIR William C. Schadrack III, PE
    STAFF SECRETARY Nicole Gomez
    Nicole Gomez
    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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    New York, NY 10016
    Phone: 1(212)591-8720
    Additional Committees
    A17 Elevators and Escalators
    US TAG to TC178 (A17 International Standards Committee)
    A17 B44.1/A17.5 Committee On Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment
    A17 Code Coordination Committee
    A17 Dumbwaiter and ATD Committee
    A17 Electrical Committee
    A17 Emergency Operations Committee
    A17 Escalator and Moving Walk Committee
    A17 Existing Installations
    A17 Hoistway Committee
    A17 Hydraulic Committee
    A17 Inspections Committee
    A17 Limited-Use/Limited-Application Elevator Committee
    A17 Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement Committee
    A17 Mechanical Design Committee
    A17 Mine Elevator Committee
    A17 New Technology Committee
    A17 Residence Elevator Committee
    Other Links
    ASME Product Catalog
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    ANSI Press Release Regarding AECO Approvals
    Free Webinar: A17.4 Guide for Emergency Personnel - Key Changes
    Professional Development Short Courses
    ASME A17.7.1/CSA B44.7.1 General Requirements for Accredited Elevator/Escalator Certification Organizations

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