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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)


Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010

5. Particulars of lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors


(1) The user shall ensure that every lift, escalator and passenger conveyor is marked, in the machine compartment, in a conspicuous place, within a holder, with the following particulars:
(a) The name of the manufacturer;
(b) the year of installation;
(e) the year of modification;
(d) the official number contemplated in regulation 3(1)(a);
(e) the rated speed in metres per second; and
(f) the rated load in kilograms.


(2) Where the machinery of more than one lift, escalator or passenger conveyor is installed in a compartment, the user shall ensure that all the machinery and switch-gear of each unit are distinctly and permanently marked with the same distinguishing mark, which shall differ from the distinguishing mark of the machinery and switch-gear of any other unit in that compartment.


(3) The user shall keep an up-to-date, legible and schematic electrical wiring diagram in respect of every lift, escalator or passenger conveyor in a safe place in the machine compartment, as the case may be.


(4) The user shall affix or cause to be affixed in a conspicuous place at the main landing of every group of lifts and in each car and at every group of escalators and passenger conveyors, the name and telephone number of the competent lift service provider designated in terms of regulation 7(1).