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From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc]
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 5:59 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Service Elevator Ramp

Acharya, Suresh wrote:

Max slope for a ramp is 1 in 12. Refer to ADA or your local building code for handicap accessibility requirements for buildings that will be used by public.

 

-Suresh Acharya, S.E.

I'm not sure that ADA would apply here. This is a hazardous operating area inside an oil refinery.
 
[Acharya, Suresh]  
[Acharya, Suresh] ...plus for employees. But I would think all of the workers at your refinery are 'able' persons who would not choose to use elevators in shopping malls :).

Of course, these days who knows?
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