HIOSH News

Amended rules for Elevators and Related Systems effective June 30, 2014.  Please click here to view a summary of changes.  The amended rules can also be found under the Elevator & Related Systems section of the Standards (Administrative Rules).

Effective September 1, 2013, the Boiler & Elevator Inspection Branch will discontinue use of the email address dlir.hiosh.be@hawaii.gov. The following dedicated email addresses shall be used to contact the Boiler & Elevator Inspection Branch on or after September 1, 2013: Boiler Section:     dlir.hiosh.boiler@hawaii.gov Elevator Section:     dlir.hiosh.elevators@hawaii.gov

NEW!  Online application process for new elevator, escalator or moving walk, dumbwaiter, disability lift, material lift and/or personnel hoist installation permits to start August 6, 2013. Please click here for more information. A press release announcement can also be found on the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations’ home page at http://labor.hawaii.gov/blog/news/new-elevator-permits-payments-available-online/. To submit an application for ...
Read More New Elevators and Kindred Equipment Permits & Payments available online beginning August 6, 2013 (Note: Applications for new installation by mail or in person will not be accepted as of this date.)

  Benefits to Hawaii Benchmarks Required of HIOSH FAQ’s (Printable PDF version)   On 7/18/12, OSHA published a Federal Register notice with the intent of modifying the Hawaii state plan to allow federal OSHA enforcement initially in general industry. More information can be found in the FAQs and related documents through the link above.

Act 103 (SLH, 2012) updated fees for elevators and kindred equipment. Updated fee schedule Starting on August 15, 2012, payment of fees will be required at the time of scheduling of service.   Act 103 also updated fees for Boiler and Pressure Vessels systems. Updated Boiler and Pressure Vessel fee schedule