Length: 2 days CEUs: 1.50 PDHs: 15.00
This course covers the essential design and operation of elevators and escalator systems and will address the terminology and functions of the various associated mechanical and electrical components.
Each participant will receive a copy of Elevators 101, Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook and The ASME A17.4 Guide for Emergency Evacuation of Passengers from Elevators.
This course is a prerequisite for ASME course, PD102: ASME 17.1 Safety Code and A17.2 Inspection and PD107: Elevator Maintenance Evaluation.
You Will Learn To
- Describe the application of various codes and standards that apply to elevators, escalators, and moving walks
- Identify the various types of equipment used in driving means of electric and hydraulic elevators
- Identify hoistway and pit equipment and their functions, including types of suspension means
- Recognize various modes of operations and controls, including automatic, selective collective, car switch, constant pressure and inspection,
- Identify machine room components, including location of equipment for machine room-less elevators
- Identify various types of elevators, such as Passenger, Freight, Private Residence, Special Purpose Personnel, Sidewalk, Rooftop, Limited Use Limited Application and Inclined, as well as dumb waiters and materials lifts
- Identify the classifications of freight elevators
- Identify various types of car and hoistway entrances
- Identify escalator and moving walk components and daily check requirement
- Describe emergency evacuation procedures and fire Emergency Operation
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Who Should Attend
Persons with little or no elevator and escalator experience responsible for facilities design, construction management, facilities management, and inspections and maintenance administration
Save up to $905 by enrolling in PD602 – a combo course consisting of this course (PD100) and PD102, “ASME 17.1 Safety Code and A17.2 Inspection.”
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Course Type: Public Course
Course Number: PD100
Final invoices will include applicable sales and use tax.
Robert Krieger is a consultant in the Elevator Industry and a provider and facilitator of educational and administrative services to employers participating in Vertical Transportation education programs, including the National Association of Elevator Contractors Educational Certification Programs.
Robert L 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.
Robert Krieger 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, and an instructor. He is also an American Red Cross certified instructor in First Aid, CPR with AED for adult child and infant.
Robert Krieger holds 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.
Robert Krieger supports the Elevator Escalator Safety foundation.