Residential property owners should be vigilant when it comes to designing, maintaining and complying with vertical transportation codes. Elevators or wheel chair lifts need regular maintenance, risk assessment and inspections to avoid malfunctions and for safety purposes.
Liberty performs all State required inspections of residential elevators and chair lifts in accordance with ASME A17.1 standards. Elevator inspections are imperative for the safety of the rider.
Elevators that have broken alarm buttons, dirty pits, non-working mechanisms are a real hazard. Wear and tear and poorly maintained mechanical equipment can lead to injury.
In addition to regular maintenance, a NAIC certified inspector should perform an inspections, which can create a hazard assessment analysis to reduce liability. Liberty Elevator Experts’ team of consultants is properly trained** inspectors with valid background checks and security clearance.
Residential elevators have the same electrical shock and crushing hazards as commercial elevators. Residential elevators need inspected by an independent elevator inspector, prior to use, per the elevator installation code. Additionally, residential elevators need inspected prior to the sale of the home. Installation companies are not permitted to self-certify the safety of the elevator after installation.