Ministry of Industry and Trade, 2008 Elevator Maintenance and Operation Regulation was issued. The elevators used for transporting people and goods should work in a way that does not threaten the health and safety of people, all living things and the environment after being put into service. Regulations, operation of elevators, maintenance, annual controls, maintenance and service, control, warranty conditions and after-sales services to determine the rules to be followed. According to this regulation, elevators must be inspected at least once a year after two years of service. These inspections are carried out to protect the safety of life and property of the elevator users.

Periodic inspections of elevators If it is not done, it is sealed by municipalities and closed for use.

Elevator maintenance and periodic inspection are different. Elevator maintenance, monthly to see the general condition of the elevator and to eliminate the deficiencies are made. However, the periodic examination is a detailed examination of whether the elevator is suitable for use in terms of life and property safety. Periodic inspection and maintenance to the elevator are also controlled.

Elevator periodic controlsIt is carried out by the personnel who are trained in the periodical checks of mechanical engineers or electrical and electronics engineers or elevators, who work in inspection and test facilities.

On the other hand, the Regulation on Health and Safety Conditions in the Use of Work Equipment, which was issued by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security on the basis of the Occupational Health and Safety Law, established the minimum requirements for health and safety during the use of work equipment in the workplace. According to the provisions of this regulation, man and load-bearing elevators should be checked by experts at least once a year if no other period of time has been stipulated in the relevant standards.

In accordance with the Regulation on Health and Safety Conditions in the Use of Work Equipment, the basic standards to be taken into consideration during the controls are reserved to the provisions of the Elevator Regulations and Elevator Maintenance and Operation Regulations.

  • TS EN 81-3 + A1 Lifts - Safety regulations for construction and assembly - Part 3: Electrical and hydraulic service lifts
  • TS EN 13015 + A1 Maintenance of elevators and escalators - Rules for maintenance instructions
  • TS ISO 9386-1 Power-driven lifting platforms for handicapped people - Safety, dimensions and rules for functional operation - Part 1: Vertical lifting platforms
  • TS ISO 9386-2 Power-driven lifting platforms for mobility-impaired people - Safety, dimensions and functional requirements - Part 2: Power-driven stair lift for moving users, standing users and wheelchair users in a tilted plane

The TÜRCERT certification body provides certification and training services on the one hand and on the other hand provides specific technical services to the demanding companies. These services include regular inspections of elevators and other inspection services. You can contact the TÜRCERT certification body for any kind of inspection and test work.