Presentation on theme: "Ron DeJuliis, Commissioner of Labor and Industry Rob McGeeney, Program Manager Larry Kreseski, Chief inspector Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation."— Presentation transcript:
Ron DeJuliis, Commissioner of Labor and Industry Rob McGeeney, Program Manager Larry Kreseski, Chief inspector Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Martin OMalley, Governor Anthony G. Brown, Lt. Governor Alexander M. Sanchez, Secretary Elevator Safety Inspection
TPQEI Inspections Objectives Program Update Safety Inspection Web Site Review inspection process Review applying for or updating your TPQEI authorization Review inspection report submission Q & A
Program Update July 2009 through November 2009 74 Authorized TPQEI working in Maryland 4,506 Inspections performed by TPQEI 16,152 Private elevator units registered in MD 2,174 private units are currently past due
Private Units 2070 Western MD Region 5358 Northern MD Region 5965 Southern MD Region 1503 Eastern MD Region 1256 Handicap Lifts/Over the State
SIU Web Site http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/safetyinsp.htm Registration forms and information Inspection report forms & violation notice forms TPQEI listing Listing of private units and contacts (Merge Mail) Safety codes and application dates.
Inspection Process 90 day notification to re-register elevator unit and inspection due date. 40 + days past due date, past due notice sent to owner 60 + days past due date, owner subject to citation Up to $5000.00 citation Post unsafe equipment notice $1000.00 per day citation
The Clock is Ticking Inspection Timeline 90Due Date40+60+ 90 day notice of impending re-registration and annual inspection due date Annual inspection due date 40 + days past due notice is sent to owner 60 + days owner is subject to citation
The Clock is Ticking 90Due Date40+60+ *********_30 days***********Subject to Citation**** Inspections must be performed within 30 days of the inspection due date. The owner is subject to citation when inspections are performed more than 30 days past the due date.
The Clock is Ticking 90Due Date40+60+ *********_30 days***********Subject to Citation**** ********* 30 days to submit inspection report *********** Inspection reports must be submitted within 30 days of performing the inspection. If we do not receive an inspection report within 60 days of the inspection due date, the owner will most likely receive a citation.
New Registration Form (added documentation) Insurance Certificate must identify each inspector covered by the policy List Commissioner of Labor & Industry as a Certificate holder on insurance certificate. Make checks payable to DLI-Safety Inspection Must submit a signed ethics statement form Review TPQEI Registration
Position of Public Interest Statement
New Inspection Report Form
Reference the applicable code year and rule number; and The violation item number. Elevator Type Capture last 5T date if applicable. Provide the owner with opportunity to correct any alleged violations. Identify and document any alleged violations on the State violation notice. Inspection Form
New Inspection Report Form (Legible) Submit report (Fax,mail,electronic) E-mail submission is limited to 4MB of memory Certificate of Inspection (If your customer does not receive a Certificate of Inspection within 30 days CALL AND INQUIRE) Inspection Report Submission
Periodic annual inspection process TPQEI must submit inspection report and associated documentation to the Commissioner within 30 days of the inspection. TPQEI report indicates no alleged violations; a certificate will be issued by the Commissioner. Inspections
Clearing Alleged Violations 1. Owner required to schedule a follow-up inspection by TPQEI within the 30 days of inspection due date. 2. If follow-up inspection by TPQEI is not reported within 30 days, owner will receive notice letter. Follow-up inspection by State inspector after 40 days.
Clearing alleged violations Alleged violations were corrected re-inspection fee assessed to owner and certificate issued. Alleged violations not corrected re-inspection fee assessed to owner; and a citation issued to owner. Violations remain pending after final order additional penalties will be assessed.
Serious safety issues: Notify the Commissioner immediately. Advise the owner to cease operation. Inspections
Responsibilities of the TPQEI Submit the required inspection reports and related documents in accordance with regulation. Report serious unsafe conditions: -Advise the owner to cease operation; and -Notify the Commissioner immediately. 410-767-2990 Emergency number (after normal hours) Safe4u@dllr.state.md.us Safe4u@dllr.state.md.us 410-767-2350 Phone 410-333-7721 Fax
Scheduling 5-Year Inspections With Commissioner 5-year comprehensive inspections are required on elevator units that are suspended by wire ropes, belts, chains or a similar suspension means, or elevator units with rack and pinion drive. State inspectors will witness the 5-year periodic (full load) test and perform the comprehensive 5-year inspection. The owner must coordinate with the Commissioner the date and time of the 5-year comprehensive inspection 60 days in advance of inspection date.
Questions and Answers TPQEI
Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Elevator Safety Inspection Thank You 410-767-2990 Emergency number (after normal hours) Safe4u@dllr.state.md.us 410-333-7721 Fax http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/