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14.2 Contractor – Lifts for persons with physical disabilities

This subclass authorizes construction work that is not the exclusive domain of electrical contractors and relates to lifting devices designed specifically for the transportation of persons with physical disabilities and subject to the current edition of CAN/CSA B355 standards, “Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities” and CAN/CSA B613, “Private Residence Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities” applied in keeping with Chapter IV of the Construction Code and defined in these standards, as well as related construction work. 

Additional explanations  

This subclass authorizes, without exceeding the regulatory framework, construction work relating to the following devices in a building or structure designated as equipment for public use:   

  • vertical trajectory platforms with enclosed shaft
  • vertical trajectory platforms with open shaft
  • chair lifts
  • stairlift platforms with enclosed shaft
  • stairlift platforms with open shaft. 

NOTE: This subclass does not include similar work. 

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