The Engineering Services Unit provides engineering support to Division of Safety and Health programs. The ESU staff:
The Engineering Services Unit reviews and approves applications for
Engineering Services also issues variances for:
Regulation: State Standard Building Code for Places of Public Assembly (Code Rule 36)
Application Form: Application for Examination of Plans SH 700
Regulation: Ski Tows and Other Passenger Tramways Code Rule 32
Application Form: Application for Approval of Plans for Aerial Tramway, Chair or Gondola, J-Bar, T- Bar, Rope Tow, Poma Lift, Skimobile, Etc. SH 706
Regulation: Construction, Guarding, Equipment, Maintenance and Operation of Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Hoists and Hoistways in Factories and Mercantile Establishments Code Rule 8Application Form:
Application Form: Application for Amusement Device, Viewing Stand and/or Tent Permit SH 80
We developed " Window Cleaning Equipment Requirements Guidance" to help in the window cleaning equipment approval process.
Window Cleaning Equipment Requirements Guidance: In New York State, window-cleaning equipment is subject to approval by the Engineering Services Unit. We encourage applicants to meet with ESU representatives before designing, purchasing and installing Window Cleaning Equipment. Contact the ESU office at 518-457-1536 to schedule a pre-application meeting or to ask questions about the approval process.
Regulation: Protection of Persons Employed at Window Cleaning Structural Requirements, Equipment and Procedures Code Rule 21
Application Form: Application for Approval of Material or Device SH 753
Regulation: Possession, Handling, Storage and Transportation of Explosives Code Rule 39
Application Form: Petition for a Variance or Other Relief SH 751
Application Form: Petition for a Variance or Other Relief SH 751Applicable Variances:
Application Form: Petition for a Permanent Variance or Alternative Compliance Agreement SH 780
We developed a Guidance Document (AGD-v2.0) on ICR 56 that offers details on variances and how to comply with the asbestos regulation, including the latest Code Rule 56 Revision.
Regulation: Asbestos Code Rule 56
Guidance & Information on Variances for Asbestos Projects: Guidance and Variance Information Code Rule 56
Application Form: Petition for an Asbestos Variance SH 752Applicable Variances:
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