ASME QEI-1–2010 pdf download.Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors.
Terms used in this Standard shall have the meanings specified in the following definitions. Other terms used shall have the meanings specified in Section 1.3 of ASME A17.1/CSA B44 and Section 3 of ANSI/ ASSE A10.4 or CSA Z185. accredited certifying organization: a certifying organi- zation that holds a valid Certificate of Accreditation. ASME: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Certificate of Accreditation: a certificate issued by ASME to a certifying organization that verifies the ade- quacy of the organization to meet the requirements of Part 4 of this Standard. certification manual: the documentation of a certifica- tion program. certification program: a certifying organization’s con- trolled management program, which is utilized for the purpose of certifying inspectors and inspection supervisors. certified inspection supervisor: a person certified by an accredited certifying organization as meeting the requirements of Part 3 of this Standard. certified inspector: a person certified by an accredited certifying organization as meeting the requirements of Part 2 of this Standard. certifying organization: an organization that certifies that persons are qualified to perform the duties of an inspector or inspection supervisor. CEU: continuing education unit. continuing education credit: one instructional contact hour equals 0.1 CEU.
(a) References to ASME A17.1/CSA B44 refer to the latest edition of ASME A17.1/CSA B44, an American National Standard and a National Standard of Canada. (b) References to ASME A17.2 refer to the latest edi- tion of Guide for Inspection ofElevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks. (c) References to the National Electrical Code or Canadian Electrical Code refer to the latest edition of ANSI/NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, or Canadian Electrical Code C22.1. (d) References to ANSI/ASSE A10.4 refer to the latest edition of Safety Requirements for Personnel Hoists and Employee Elevators, or references to CSA Z185 refer to the latesteditionofthe Safety Code for Personnel Hoists. (e) References to building codes refer to the latest editions of the following: (1) National Building Code (2) Standard Building Code (3) Uniform Building Code (4) International Building Code (5) National Building Code of Canada (f) References to standards regarding accessibility for people with disabilities refer to the latest editions of the following: (1) ICC/ANSI A117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, anAmerican National Standard (2) ADAAG, Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities
(g) References to ASME A17.3 refer to the latest edi- tion of ASME A17.3, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, an American National Standard. (h) References to B44.1/A17.5 refer to the latest edi- tion of CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment, a National Standard of Canada and an American National Standard. (i) References to ASME A18.1 or CSA B355 refer to the latest edition of ASME A18.1, Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, or CSAB355, Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities. (j) References to the Safety Handbook refer to the latest edition of the Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook. (k) References to CSA B311 refer to the latest edition of CSA B311, Safety Code for Manlifts. Any reference to a manlift is intended to equate to the Special Purpose Elevator identified in ASME A17.1/CSA B44. NOTE: See Nonmandatory Appendix A for related documents. Also, see para. 4.2.10.
The following list contains documents that shall be held by each certificate holder (see para. 4.2.7): (a) current editions of ASME A17.1/CSA B44 and all previous editions with supplements of ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, and CSA B44, Safety Code for Elevators (b) current edition with supplements of ASME A17.2, Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks (c) current and all previous editions with supple- mentsofASME A17.3,SafetyCode forExistingElevators and Escalators (d) current edition of ASME A17.4, Guide for Emergency Personnel (e) current and all previous editions with supple- ments of CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment (f) all published interpretations of A17 documents from June 14, 1972 through to most current (g) current edition of A17.1 Handbook (h) current and all previous editions, beginning with 1972 edition, of the National Electrical Code, the 1990 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code (i) current and all previous editions, beginning with 1981 edition, of the International, National, Standard, and Uniform Building Codes, the 1990 edition of the National Building Code of Canada (j) current edition of ICC/ANSI A117.1 and ADAAG accessibility standards (k) latest edition of the Elevator Industry Field Employees’ Safety Handbook