Washington elevator and escalator codes

The State of Washington WA Department of Labor and Industries Elevator Inspection Section oversees all elevators in the State of Washington. The Washington Elevator Section performs safety inspections and issues annual operating permits for elevators and other lifting devices throughout Washington State. (excerpt from the State of Washington's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

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

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

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

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

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

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the Washington 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 Washington 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.

Washington 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 Washington's elevator inspection office.