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Building Elevator Inspection Checklist

Download this free checklist to ensure your elevators are free of hazards and compliant with regulations, and reduce maintenance costs.

A building elevator inspection checklist is a comprehensive and useful tool that includes items related to the routine maintenance and inspection of your building’s elevator. It helps ensure elevator maintenance and compliance with federal and local regulations.

This page will discuss:

  • Building elevator inspection checklist requirements
  • The purpose of elevator inspection forms
  • Benefits of using an elevator inspection checklist

What are some of the elevator maintenance requirements?

A building elevator inspection checklist helps in developing a plan for successful building inspection. It should address all the elements which ensure proper operations and safety of the buildings’ elevator, including testing the smoke detector and alarm, checking oil levels to make sure the system is lubricated, and inspecting the electrical wiring. It should include the items that indicate the elevator’s compliance with safety standards and regulations set by OSHA and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Who uses a building elevator inspection checklist and why?

Elevator mechanics use a building elevator inspection checklist to ensure the elevator’s safe and proper functioning. This checklist ensures technicians check the elevator’s wiring, control boxes, electrical circuits, elevator speed, door operation, and more. Without using this checklist, there are high risks of overlooking one or more small but critical components of elevator inspections and can prove hazardous for the elevator users. Inspection reports should be kept for at least one year.

Why use an elevator inspection checklist app?

With a building elevator inspection checklist app, you can quickly and effectively perform periodic inspections of a building’s elevator. This ensures that your elevator complies with safety standards and building codes. It helps you in performing recommended regular inspections and maintenance measures to ensure compliance and maximizing safety and minimizing liability risks.

Using a building elevator inspection checklist app, you can keep an accurate record of inspections and elevator conditions, including photos and video, to prevent any safety hazards, record violations, and minimize maintenance costs in the long run. You can also create customized forms to meet the specific requirements of your inspections, including ASME and AHJ forms code requirements.

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