TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-33
Elevators, Escalators, and Dumbwaiters

SECTION 23-33-16


   § 23-33-16  Issuance and posting of certificate. – Whenever a compliance inspector or an authorized inspector shall have inspected any existing elevator or device and shall have found it safe for operation; or whenever any repairs required by the inspector to be made on any existing elevator or device shall have been completed to his or her satisfaction; or whenever in the case of any elevator or device hereafter installed, the chief shall have satisfied himself or herself, by inspection, or otherwise, that it may be safely operated; or whenever in the case of any elevator or device hereafter erected the chief shall have satisfied himself or herself that the elevator or device complies with the standards and rules set forth in the code of rules, the chief shall, upon payment of the required fee stated in § 23-33-12, issue to the owner of the elevator or device the certificate authorizing the operation of the elevator or device, stating the date of the issue of such certificate, which shall be renewable annually, but shall be valid until revoked. Each certificate shall be conspicuously posted by the owner of the elevator or device in the cars of elevators or in conspicuous places contiguous to other devices.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1882, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 23-33-16; P.L. 1992, ch. 81, § 1.)