Elevator Safety Directive
Elevator owners shall comply with instructions written below in order to avoid accidents which may cause damages and loss of life.
- For elevators with door cabin, in case that elevator operates although its cabin door is open,
- In case that elevator operates although one of its doors is open.
- In case that an abnormal sound is heard within machine room or lift shaft,
- In case of water pipe burst or gas leakage or that there is water leakage in lift shaft while washing corridors and stairs,
- In case that any material such as iron or wooden piece, tissue, broken piece of glass falls into lift shaft,
Power of elevator should be interrupted and Authorized Elevator service should be called immediately. Elevator shouldn’t be allowed to use under any circumstances unless the failure is repaired by maintenance company staff.
- No part should be removed from elevator’s electrical installation and no work such as alteration, repairing, whitewash and painting should be carried out in machine room, lift shaft, cabin or external doors without calling the company.
- Maintenance company should be called when cabin descends or ascends more then 7-8 cm from floor level.
Works to Do in Each Maintenance
- Cleaning of Machine Room,
- Cleaning of Machine / Engine and control of equipment rubber,
- Control of oil and bearing grease level and cleaning,
- Control and cleaning of engine contactor,
- Control and cleaning of control panel,
- Control and adjustment (if necessary) of engine brake,
- Control of doors’ hinges, locks and plug contacts,
- Cleaning of automatic door floor and cabin sills,
- Control of Overhead Revision Key,
- Control of Cabin’s ALARM and DUR(STOP) (if any) buttons,
- Cleaning of overhead platform,
- Control of operability of indicators, direction lights, operation panel and all bulbs,
- Control of carrying steel ropes along with lift shaft,
- Control of and (if necessary) restoring oil level of cabin and counter weight oil feeders,
- Adjustment of cabin and counter weight oil feeders (if necessary),
- Clearance inspection at motor shaft,
- Control and (if necessary) adjustment of stopping at the floor accuracy,
- Control of excessive load system,
- Control of cabin’s internal emergency communication, lighting and distress system,
- Control of availability and operability of fire extinguisher,
- Control of floor and cabin operating instructions,