Rhode Island elevator and escalator codes

The State of Rhode Island RI Department of Labor and Training Elevator Inspection Section oversees all elevators in the State of Rhode Island. The Elevator Safety section insures that all elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, wheelchair lifts, material lifts, conveyors and all other related devices are inspected on an periodic basis (in accordance with the adopted elevator code). (excerpt from the State of Rhode Island's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

Here are links to Rhode Island's various elevator division requirements, Rhode Island elevator forms, Rhode Island elevator FAQs and Rhode Island elevator resources.

Details: This link will take you to Rhode Island's elevator section website. You can get information related to Rhode Island's elevator program, including news and policy changes.

Details: Learn about the elevator inspection requirements for Rhode Island. Research Rhode Island elevator permit periodicities and common violations.

Details: Access common Rhode Island elevator application, inspection, and payment forms online.

Details: Need assistance in setting up a Rhode Island elevator inspection, or need help understanding your responsibilities? You can find help here.

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the Rhode Island elevator inspection program, viewing them will help you better understand the compliance process and become familiar with the terminology.

Details: This link will take you to Rhode Island elevator resources and elevator links that will help you operate, repair, and use your elevators to their full potential. We have selected several online elevator resources that we feel are critical to helping you understand how your elevators work, follow the elevator codes that govern them, and pass the elevator operator tests.

Rhode Island elevator inspection guide

Preparing for an inspection can ensure the process is done quickly and efficiently with minimal downtime or unforeseen issues.

Details: Here is a guide on what to expect during an elevator or escalator inspection and how to prepare for it. If you have any additional questions, please contact Rhode Island's elevator inspection office.