State Updates Elevator Code

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 in News

Code Modernization Enhances Public Safety

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the adoption of new elevator standards will be effective June 30, 2014. The adoption of the proposed administrative rules will bring the applicable code of elevator standards up to the 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards for new elevators and the 2011 ASME code for existing elevators. The revised rules will also clarify that the applicable code for older elevators is the code in effect at the time of installation.

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