Purpose

 

The Elevator and Tramway Safety Program was established to protect Maine citizens and visitors from unnecessary mechanical hazards in the operation of elevators and tramways and to ensure that reasonable design construction is used, that accepted safety devices in inspections and adjustments considered essential for the safe operations of elevators and tramways are made.

The primary responsibilities of the Program are to evaluate applicant qualifications, to administer examinations of applicants, to grant licenses to those who meet board requirements, investigate complaints, and take appropriate disciplinary action; to ensure that maintenance, inspections and adjustments are made which are deemed essential for the safe operation of elevators and tramways and to issue certificates after completion of inspections.

 

Last Updated: March 5, 2014