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


Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010

8. Record keeping


(1) The user of a lift, escalator or passenger conveyor shall keep in a safe place in the machine compartment of every such lift, escalator or passenger conveyor a record in which he or she shall enter or cause to be entered—
(a) his or her name, address and telephone number;
(b) the name, address and telephone number of the competent lift service provider designated by him or her to carry out the maintenance and examinations contemplated in regulation 7(1) and the tests contemplated in regulation 7(2);
(c) a report on the results of every examination contemplated in regulation 7(1), and the test contemplated in regulation 7(2) including any modifications, repairs, adjustments and tests carried out;
(d) a copy of the latest comprehensive report contemplated in regulation 6(4);
(e) a copy of all suspension rope certificates and the results of the examination contemplated in regulation 7(2) on the condition of the suspension ropes;
(f) the registers or files and the technical dossiers required in terms of the relevant SANS specifications;
(g) the commissioning acceptance report or copy thereof required in terms of the relevant SANS specification; and
(h) a copy of each comprehensive report made in respect of incidents in terms of section 24(1)(c)(iii) and (iv) of the Act.


(2) The user shall keep the records contemplated in subregulation (1) in the relevant machine compartment for a period of at least 10 years.