Frequently Asked Questions
Who is responsible to issue a current certificate of operations?
In Pennsylvania the Department of Labor and Industry, Elevator Division is responsible for issuing new certificate of operation. You may call all your requests to 717-787-3806 option #2 or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are elevators and escalators required to be inspected?
Yes! In Pennsylvania in order for the certificate of operation to remain enforce/renewed, all elevators, escalators, moving walks, wheelchair lifts and dumbwaiters must be inspected by a certified QEI inspector and all periodic tests must be witnessed by a certified QEI inspector at proper intervals.
In Pennsylvania upon completion of an inspection or witnessing a periodic test, all reports are sent to the Department of Labor and Industry, Elevator Division and the customer receives a copy of the same report.
We adhere to the Pennsylvania Unified Construction Code with the adopted ASME A17.1-2000" with A17.1a-2002".
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