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ASME QEI-1-2004 pdf download.Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors.
inspection supervisor: a person meeting the qualifications of para. 3.1 who is responsible for the supervision of inspectors and inspector trainees. inspector: a person meeting the qualifications of para. 2.1 who is engaged in the inspection and testing of equipment within the scope of ASME A17.1. inspector trainee: a person who is being trained to become an inspector. latest edition: the latest edition in effect or the specific edition referenced by ASME A17.1. Where the refer- enced standard does not include an effective date and a specific edition is not referenced in ASME A17.1, the effective date shall be 6 months from the date ofpublica- tion. More recent editions may be used. QEIlogo: the logo shown in Fig. 1.2, which is a registered trademark. The logo may be used by accredited organi- zations and individuals holding valid certified inspector credentials or valid certified inspection supervisor cre- dentials (see para. 1.5). 1.3 QEI Referenced Standards (a) References to ASME A17.1 refer to the latest edi- tion ofASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Esca- lators, an American National Standard. (b) References to ASME A17.2 refer to the latest edi- tion ofGuide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks. (c) References to the National Electrical Code refer to the latest edition of ANSI/NFPA 70, National Electrical Code. (d) References to building codes refer to the latest edition of the following: (1) National Building Code (2) Standard Building Code (3) Uniform Building Code (4) International Building Code (e) References to standards regarding accessibility for people with disabilities refer to the latest editions of the following: 2 (1) ICC/ANSI A117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, an American National Standard (2) ADAAG, Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (f) References to ASME A17.3 refer to the latest edi- tion of ASME A17.3, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, an American National Standard. (g) References to B44.1/A17.5 refer to the latest edi- tion of CAN/CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment, a National Standard of Canada and an American National Standard. (h) References to ASME A18.1 refer to the latest edi- tion of ASME A18.1, Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts. (i) References to the Safety Handbook refer to the latest edition of the Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook. NOTE: See Appendix A for related documents. Also see para. 4.2.10. 1.4 Certificate Holder Reference Standards The following list contains documents that shall be held by each certificate holder (see para. 4.2.7): (a) current and all previous editions with supple- ments of ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (b) current edition with supplements of ASME A17.2, Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Mov- ing Walks (c) current and all previous editions with supple- ments ofASME A17.3, SafetyCodeforExistingElevators and Escalators (d) current edition of ASME A17.4, Guide for Emer- gency Personnel (e) current and all previous editions with supple- ments of CAN/CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment (f) all published interpretations of A17 documents from June 14, 1972 through to most current (g) current edition of A17.1 Handbook (h) current and all previous editions, beginning with 1972 edition, of the National Electrical Code (i) current and all previous editions, beginning with 1981 edition, of the International, National, Standard, and Uniform Building Codes (j) current edition of ICC/ANSI A117.1 and ADAAG accessibility standards (k) latest edition of the Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook Certificate holders with limited certificates shall be required to hold only those documents that apply to that program.
1.5 Certified Elevator Inspector and Certified Elevator Inspector Supervisor Reference Standards (a) Personal Possession (1) ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (2) ASME A17.2, Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks (3) ANSI/NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (4) ASME A17.3, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators (5) ASME A18.1, Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts (6) Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook (b) Workplace Access (1) CAN/CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment (2) Building codes: (a) National Building Code (b) Standard Building Code (c) Uniform Building Code (d) International Building Code (3) Standards regarding accessibility for people with disabilities: (a) ICC/ANSI A117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities 3 (b) ADAAG, Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities 1.6 Credentials An inspector holding a valid certification from an accredited certifying organization (see para. 1.2) may use the designation CEI after his/her name denoting “Certified Elevator Inspector” or CEIS denoting “Certi- fied Elevator Inspection Supervisor.” An inspector or inspection supervisor may also state in oral and written reports that he or she is “certified by [name or acronym of accredited certifying organiza- tion] in conformance with the requirements of ASME QEI-1.” Inspectors shall not state or imply that they are certified by ASME.

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