(b) “Board” means the elevator safety advisory board.
(c)(1) “Elevator” means any device for lifting or moving people, cargo or freight within, or adjacent
and connected to, a structure or excavation, including, but not limited to, an escalator,
power-driven stairway, moving walkway or stairway chair lift.
(2) The term “elevator” does not mean any:
(A) Amusement ride or other device subject to the Kansas amusement ride act, K.S.A. 44-1601 et seq., and amendments thereto;
(B) mining equipment;
(C) aircraft, railroad car, boat, barge, ship, truck or other self-propelled vehicle
or component thereof;
(D) a dumbwaiter, conveyor, chain or bucket hoist, construction hoist or similar device
used for the primary purpose of elevating or lowering materials;
(E) boiler grate stoker or other similar firing mechanism subject to the boiler safety
act, K.S.A. 44-913 et seq., and amendments thereto; or
(F) lift, manlift, belt manlift, chain hoists, climb assists, special purpose personnel
elevator, automated people mover or similar device in wind turbine towers, grain elevators,
grain warehouses, seed processing facilities, grain processing facilities, biofuel
processing facilities, feed mills, flour mills or any similar pet food, feed or agricultural
commodity processing facilities.
(d) “Elevator apprentice” means an individual who works under the supervision or general direction of a licensed
(e) “Elevator contractor” means a sole proprietorship, firm, partnership, corporation or association that
is engaged in the business of erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing,
repairing or maintaining elevators.
(f) “Elevator inspector” means an individual engaged in the business of inspecting elevators.
(g) “Elevator mechanic” means an individual engaged in the business of erecting, constructing, installing,
altering, servicing, repairing or maintaining elevators under the direct supervision
of an elevator contractor.
(h) “Licensee” means an elevator contractor, inspector or mechanic who is licensed pursuant to
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