HIOSH News

Effective January 1, 2018, HIOSH penalties will be increasing pursuant to the signing in of Act 126.

Proposed amendments by the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) to Title 12, Subtitle 8, Part 1, Chapter 52.1, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), pursuant to the Occupational Safety and ...
Read More Amendments approved to Hawaii Administrative Rules for Chapter 12-52.1 “Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses” effective February 19, 2017

The HAR for elevators requires elevator contractors who are working on new, altered or repaired elevator units or kindred equipment to apply for permits for the work. If there is ...
Read More On April 1, 2015, Elevator Section will return to enforcement of Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Title 12, Chapter 229, General, Administrative and Legal Provisions.

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 & ...
Read More Summary of Amended Rules for Elevators & Related Systems effective June 30, 2014

Effective September 1, 2013, the Boiler & Elevator Inspection Branch will discontinue use of the email address [email protected] The following dedicated email addresses shall be used to contact the Boiler ...
Read More ATTENTION: Effective September 1, 2013, the HIOSH Boiler & Elevator Inspection Branch will discontinue use of the email address [email protected]

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 ...
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 ...
Read More OSHA-HIOSH Operational Status Agreement (OSA)

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 ...
Read More Act 103 (SLH, 2012) Updated Fees for Elevators and Kindred Equipment