Elevator Machine or Control Room Wiring Requirements

A(n) _____ shall be located at the point of entry to an elevator machine room.

a) directory
b) lighting switch
c) control circuit disconnecting means
d) emergency exit map

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) lighting switch

Article 620 covers the installation of electrical equipment and wiring used in connection with elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, platform lifts, and stairway lifts. Wiring requirements are outlined in Part III of this Article. As per Sec. 620.23(B), "The machine room or control room/machinery space or control space lighting switch shall be located at the point of entry."


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