09.12.81.01-1

.01-1 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "First aid" has the meaning stated in 29 CFR §1904.7(b)(5)(ii).

(2) "Incident" means an event that results in significant property damage or a major operational malfunction that is not consistent with manufacturer specifications.

(3) "Incident report" means a completed Division of Labor and Industry incident record form.

(4) "Inclined platform lift" means a hoisting and lowering mechanism equipped with a platform and seat that:

(a) Moves in guides in a diagonal plane from one level to another with limited travel, operating speed, and platform area; and

(b) Is intended for transportation of mobility-impaired persons.

(5) "Inspection report" means a completed Division of Labor and Industry inspection report form.

(6) "Passenger elevator" means an elevator used primarily to carry persons other than the operator and persons necessary for loading and unloading.

(7) "Qualified" means a person who, by possession of a recognized degree in an applicable field or certificate of professional standing, or who, by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated the ability to solve problems relating to elevator safety.

(8) "Safety Code" has the meaning stated in Public Safety Article, §12-801, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(9) "Serious injury" means an injury that requires medical treatment by a physician other than one-time first aid, which other treatment does not include diagnostic procedures such as x-ray after the one time treatment, even if provided by a physician.

(10) "Serious injury record" means a completed Division of Labor and Industry serious injury record form.

(11) "Test report" means a completed Division of Labor and Industry test report form.

(12) "Third-Party Qualified Elevator Inspector Report and Checklist" means a completed Division of Labor and Industry Third-Party Qualified Elevator Inspector Report and Checklist form.

(13) "Vertical platform lift" means a hoisting and lowering mechanism equipped with a partially enclosed platform that:

(a) Moves in guides in a substantially vertical direction with limited travel, operating speed, and platform area; and

(b) Is intended for transportation of mobility-impaired persons.

(14) "Witness", as it appears in the Safety Code, means to observe or to verify that testing has been performed by a qualified individual in accordance with the Safety Code.