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Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 408. Labor § 408.803

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Sec. 3.  (1) “Elevator” means the machinery, construction, apparatus, and equipment of an incline lift, escalator, moving walk, or device serving 2 or more landings used in raising and lowering a car, cage, or platform which is guided.  The term includes a passenger elevator, freight elevator, gravity elevator, workmen's elevator, dumbwaiter, manlift, or other lifting or lowering apparatus that is guided.  The term does not include:

(a) An elevating device within the scope of 1911 PA 163, MCL 425.101 to 425.113.

(b) A feeding machine or belted bucket, scoop, roller, or any similar type of freight conveyor.

(c) A lubrication hoist or other similar mechanism.

(d) A piling or stacking machine that is used within 1 story and does not penetrate a floor.

(e) A residential stairway chairlift or residential platform lift.

(f) An outside material hoist used for raising or lowering construction materials while a building or structure is under construction within the scope of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.

(2) “Elevator contractor” means a person that is engaged in the business of constructing, installing, maintaining, repairing, or altering elevators, including the installing or maintaining of electric wiring, fixtures, apparatus, and appliances in connection with the operation or control of elevators.

(3) “Elevator contractor license” means a license issued by the director to an elevator contractor that authorizes the licensee to engage in the construction, installation, alteration, maintenance, or repair of elevators.

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