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  • n. Plural form of hoistway.


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  • These related specially to dangerous machines, hoistways, and elevators, and often required machinery to be guarded or belted; other provisions imposed broader but vaguer standards, requiring factories and mines to provide comfort and good ventilation.

    A History of American Law

  • The openings of hoistways, hatchways, elevators and well holes upon every floor of a factory or mercantile or public building shall be protected by suffi -

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • The commissioner may, with the approval of the mayor, apjx) int competent elevator inspectors in addition to those already detailed, one for every one thousand elevators and hoistways in the city of Boston.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court


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