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PD102 - ASME A17.1 Safety Code and A17.2 Inspection

PD102 - ASME A17.1 Safety Code and A17.2 Inspection

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Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 13, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019


Chicago, IL, USA
May 1, 2019 - May 3, 2019




Length: 3 days    CEUs: 2.30    PDHs: 23.00

This comprehensive course is based on ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators and the ASME A17.2 Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks. It provides a top-to-bottom look at inspection techniques and concepts including how to conduct elevator inspections and tests safely, both for scheduled updates and unexpected problems.  It will take you inside the car, through the machine room/ space, by the hoistway, outside the car, and into the pit.  The workshop format uses new videotape examples covering both inspectors’ manuals and sections on inspection and testing. 

Testing and exercises are used to emphasize the requirements and inculcate the requirements.  These include measuring and calculating top car clearance, bottom runby and clearances, governor trip setting, overspeed switch settings, safety sliding distance, working pressure and relief valve setting, top and bottom runby, run limit timer, and other adjustments.  Safety Integrity Level (SIL) rated devices are introduced and Fire Emergency Operation is covered.

Participants should bring:
 - A scientific calculator

You Will Learn To
 - Record and report results of inspections and tests
 - Explain how to determine correct vertical clearances
 - Identify acceptable refuge space on the car top and in the pit
 - Describe the safety slide and buffer deceleration guidelines
 - Identify the procedures to examine hydraulic and electrical equipment
 - Explain top and bottom car, counterweight clearances, runby
 - Identify working pressure for hydraulic elevators
 - Explain governor pull through and release carrier pull out forces 

Special Requirements:
This course is structured on the assumption that participants have a basic knowledge of elevator systems. Anyone with little or no knowledge of elevators should attend course PD100, "Introduction to the Maintenance & Inspection of Elevators and Escalators," as a prerequisite to this training.

ASME A17.7/ CSA B44.7 Performance Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators will also be discussed

Please click HERE to view the course outline.

Who Should Attend
Federal, state, city and private inspectors; technicians, constructors, mechanics, consultants, and service contractors; engineers and architects.  This class is beneficial to all elevator personnel. It focuses on inspection and tests techniques and is beneficial for new elevator inspectors as well as the more experiences inspectors that are interested in improving their inspection skills and understanding of Code requirements.

Save up to $1020 by enrolling in PD602 – a combo course consisting of this course (PD102) and PD100, “Introduction to the Maintenance & Inspection of Elevators and Escalators.”

For venue information, please click HERE.

  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD102
  • Language: English
Final invoices will include applicable sales and use tax.


Robert Krieger is an Elevator Inspector as well as an Instructor and facilitator of educational and administrative services to employers participating in Vertical Transportation education programs.

Krieger’s courses are designed to provide the know-how needed to perform conveyance work in a safe, effective and quick manner, reducing costly downtime of equipment, and preventing injuries that can result in lawsuits.

He has over 25 years of experience in the conveyance industry; first as a mechanic, and then as an inspector for the City of Los Angeles and the State of California, as well as an instructor.

Krieger has held certification as a CET-S with the National Association of Elevator Contractors, QEI with the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities International, Journeyman Mechanic and NEIEP instructor with the International Union of Elevator Constructors and Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician with clinical lab specialty with International Union of Operating Engineers.
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