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Rhode Island General Laws, Rules and Regulations
for Elevators, Escalators and Dumbwaiters

 

Click here for the Elevator Rules and Regulations, revised January 2019

Elevator Safety

Inspecting an elevator

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Chapter 23-33: Index of Sections

§ 23-33-1 Definitions

§ 23-33-2 Formulation and adoption of codes

§ 23-33-2.1 Chief Inspector

§ 23-33-2.2 Quality service company

§ 23-33-2.3 Quality mechanic

§ 23-33-3 Codes and rules available for public inspection

§ 23-33-4 Enforcement by inspectors – Disposition of fees

§ 23-33-5 Permit to act as authorized inspector

§ 23-33-6 Re-examination of applicant for permit after failure to pass

§ 23-33-7 Compensation of authorized inspectors

§ 23-33-8 Revocation of permits

§ 23-33-9 Registration of elevators and escalators

§ 23-33-9.1 Owner's responsibility

§ 23-33-10 Inspectors authorized to conduct inspections

§ 23-33-11 Periodic inspections – Right of access – Consultation with person in charge

§ 23-33-12 Inspection – Reinspection – Examination and Licensee fee – Renewal

§ 23-33-13 Reports of authorized inspectors – Issuance of certificate – Fee

§ 23-33-14 Reports of refusal or cancellation of insurance

§ 23-33-15 Order to cease operation or make repairs

§ 23-33-15.1 Enforcement procedure

§ 23-33-16 Issuance and posting of certificate

§ 23-33-17 Notice of new installation – Temporary permit for testing

§ 23-33-18 Assistance to owners – Appeal of decisions to commission

§ 23-33-19 Appeals to superior court

§ 23-33-20 Penalty for violations – Prosecution

§ 23-33-21 Severability

§ 23-33-22 Repealed

§ 23-33-22.1 Warning signs near elevators in nursing homes.  

§ 23-33-23 Safety devices on elevators.  

§ 23-33-24 Inspections – Notice of violations

§ 23-33-25 Access of owners to leased premises

§ 23-33-26 Civil liability for injuries resulting from non-compliance

§ 23-33-27 Fine for noncompliance

§ 23-33-28 Municipal regulation

§ 23-33-29 Relief from personal responsibility

§ 23-33-30 Elevators placed out of services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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