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Periodic Audits and Category 1, 3 & 5 Test Programs

Provide periodic audits and monitor category 1, 3 & 5 test requirements to ensure the safety and integrity of your vertical transportation system.

Provisions include:

1.  Periodic Audits; Provide an on-site pictorial audits of the existing elevator equipment and equipment components to determine operating performance based on engineering practices common to the vertical transportation industry. The audit includes the use of an elevator performance meter to measure speed and forces felt during elevator movement. A stopwatch is used for door operational times. After completion of each audit, a comprehensive report will be prepared. The report will include a current listing of the operating performance for each elevator and a narrative, which summarizes the audit and tests conducted, identifies conditions found to exist, provide recommendations as to what actions should be implemented to correct deficiencies and/or conditions identified. Recommended frequency every six (6) months.

2.  Monitor Category 1, 3 & 5 Safety Test Requirements; Provide on-site supervision to observe the performance of the required group of tests for each category and document the results from each test conducted.

     Category 1 Recommended frequency every twelve (12) months. Electric and Hydraulic Elevators.

     Category 3 Recommended frequency every three (3) years. Hydraulic Elevators, only.

     Category 5 Recommended frequency every five (5) years. Electric and Hydraulic Elevators.

All audits and safety test requirements are conducted and/or monitored in accordance with the latest editions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME A17.1, ASME A17.2, and ASME A17.3 and AHJ (Authority Having  Jurisdiction).

Electric Elevator Checklist Form
Hydraulic Checklist Form
Electric Test Form
Hydraulic Test Form

 "Elevator Safety Is No Accident"


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