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Elevator Maintenance Checklist Form

Inspect inside of car, top of car and the machine room.
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Elevator Maintenance Checklist Form


Inside of Car

Door reopening device

Stop switches

Operating control devices

Sills and car floor

Car lighting and receptacles

Car emergency signal

Car door or gate

Door closing force

Power closing of doors or gates

Power opening of doors or gates

Car vision panels and glass car doors

Car enclosure

Emergency exit


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Signs and operating device symbols

Rated load, platform area, and data plate

Standby power operation

Restricted opening of car/hoistway doors

Car ride

Earthquake inspection/test

Top of Car

Top-of-car stop switch

Car top light and outlet

Top-of-car operating device

Top-of-car clearance and refuge space

Normal terminal stopping device

Final and emergency terminal stopping devices

Car leveling and anti-creep devices

Top emergency exit

Floor, and emergency numbering

Hoistway construction

Hoistway smoke control

Pipes, wiring, and ducts


Hoistway clearances

Multiple hoistway

Traveling cables and junction boxes

Door and gate equipment

Car frame and stiles

Guide rails, fastening and equipment

Governor rope

Governor releasing carrier

Wire rope fastening and hitch plate

Suspension rope

Top counterweight clearance

Car, overhead, and deflector sheaves

Broken rope, chain, or tape switch

Crosshead data plate

Counterweight/counterweight buffer

Counterweight safeties

Compensating ropes and chains

Earthquake inspection/test

Machine Room

Access to machine space


Lighting and receptacles

Machine space



Fire extinguisher

Pipes, wiring, and ducts

Guarding of exposed auxiliary equipment

Numbering of elevators, machines, and disconnect switches

Disconnecting means and control

Controller wiring, fuses, grounding, etc.

Governor, overspeed switch, and seal

Code data plate

Static control

Overhead beam and fastenings

Drive machine brake

Traction drive machines

Gears, bearings and flexible couplings

Winding drum machine and slack cable device

Belt or chain-drive machine

Motor generator

Absorption of regenerated power

AC drives from a DC source

Traction sheaves

Secondary and deflector sheaves

Rope fastenings

Terminal stopping devices

Car and counterweight safeties

Maintenance records

Earthquake inspection/test


Overall Recommendation

Name & Signature of Maintenance Personnel

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