Ohio Conveyor and Related Equipment Code 2018

Ohio Conveyor and Related Equipment Code 2018 Adoption Info

Effective Dates January 1, 2018 – Present

Adopts with Amendments ASME B20.1-2015 Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment

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Overview ASME B20.1 is a safety standard developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) that provides guidelines and requirements for the design, construction, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of conveyors and related equipment. This standard aims to ensure the safety of personnel and the reliability of conveyor systems.

The 2018 Ohio Conveyor and Related Equipment Code is based on ASME B20.1-2015 with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for the installation, operation, and maintenance of conveyor systems and related equipment within the state of Ohio. The Ohio-specific amendments address additional safety requirements and conditions unique to Ohio, ensuring the safe and efficient operation of these systems.