Elevator Testing

DE, PA, and NJ Elevator Inspection Regulations

Delaware

According to ASME A17.1a all elevators should have the annual pressure or safety test, and, if applicable, the five-year full load test. In the State of Delaware, the inspection requirements are dictated by the counties and municipalities. Each building with an elevator requires a certificate. Building owners with elevators in DE should contact an independent inspector who will inspect the unit and witness the annual safety or pressure test.

Pennsylvania

In the state of Pennsylvania, the periodic inspections and testing are performed according to the laws and regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Pincus Elevator Company will comply with these laws and regulations and schedule the tests with inspectors.

ASME A17.1 all elevators should have a three-year periodic pressure test, and if applicable, the five-year full load test.

For more information on the laws and regulations pertaining to elevators in PA, contact the Department of Labor and Industry at (717) 783-3620 or visit them on the web at www.dli.state.pa.us.

New Jersey

In the State of New Jersey, periodic inspections shall be made at intervals of not more than six months for all lifts. Routine tests of elevators in NJ shall be made according to the laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey Elevator Division. The tests shall be conducted by the elevator sub-code official according to the State and Local guidelines.

Hydraulic elevators are required to have an annual pressure test.

Traction elevators are subject to annual no-load safety and governor test along with a full load safety test conducted every 5 years.

Is your DE, PA, or NJ elevator in compliance with your state regulated tests and inspections? Call Pincus Elevator to schedule elevator testing today.