Pennsylvania elevator and escalator codes

The State of Pennsylvania PA Bureau of Occupational and Industrial Safety Elevator Section oversees all elevators in the State of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Elevator Section administers and enforces safety standards related to elevators (uniform Construction Code). (excerpt from the State of Pennsylvania's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

Here are links to Pennsylvania's various elevator division requirements, Pennsylvania elevator forms, Pennsylvania elevator FAQs and Pennsylvania elevator resources.

Details: This link will take you to Pennsylvania's elevator section website. You can get information related to Pennsylvania's elevator program, including news and policy changes.

Details: Learn about the elevator inspection requirements for Pennsylvania. Research Pennsylvania elevator permit periodicities and common violations.

Details: Access common Pennsylvania elevator application, inspection, and payment forms online.

Details: Need assistance in setting up a Pennsylvania elevator inspection, or need help understanding your responsibilities? You can find help here.

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the Pennsylvania elevator inspection program, viewing them will help you better understand the compliance process and become familiar with the terminology.

Details: This link will take you to Pennsylvania elevator resources and elevator links that will help you operate, repair, and use your elevators to their full potential. We have selected several online elevator resources that we feel are critical to helping you understand how your elevators work, follow the elevator codes that govern them, and pass the elevator operator tests.

Pennsylvania elevator inspection guide

Preparing for an inspection can ensure the process is done quickly and efficiently with minimal downtime or unforeseen issues.

Details: Here is a guide on what to expect during an elevator or escalator inspection and how to prepare for it. If you have any additional questions, please contact Pennsylvania's elevator inspection office.