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The Division of Fire Safety-Elevator Safety Unit has adopted the code standards listed below for elevators and related equipment operated in Missouri and applicable to the Elevator Safety Act:

Existing Elevators in place prior to 1999

  • All elevators installed prior to July 1, 1999 shall comply with and be inspected according to the Missouri Minimum Safety Code for Existing Elevator Equipment per 11CSR40-5.065.

Elevators installed after 1999

  • All elevators installed between July 1, 1999 and May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected according to ASME A17.1 1996 edition.
  • All elevators installed after May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected according to ASME A17.1 2004 edition with 2005 addendum and 2005 supplement.

Note: The Division is in the process of adopting the 2010 edition of ASME A17.1 Code. This adoption is to be completed in 2013. When the adoption process and subsequent rule promulgation is completed, this page will be updated to reflect the addition of the 2010 code.

Vertical/Inclined Platform Lifts in place prior to 1999

  • All vertical and inclined platform lifts and stair lifts installed prior to July 1, 1999 shall comply with and be inspected according to ASME A17.1 1984 edition, Part 20.

Vertical/Inclined Platform Lifts installed after 1999

  • All vertical and inclined platform lifts and stair lifts installed between July 1, 1999 and May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected according to ASME A18.1 1999 edition.
  • All vertical and inclined platform lifts and stair lifts installed after May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected according to ASME A18.1 2005 edition.

Accessibility Compliance

  • All new passenger elevators and platform lifts must comply with the American Standards Institute Standard for Buildings and Facilities Providing Accessibility and Usability for Physically Disabled People ANSI A117.1 2003 edition.

Personnel Hoists

  • All Personnel Hoists installed between July 1, 1999 and May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected per ANSI A10.4 1990 edition.
  • All Personnel Hoists installed after May 30, 2007 shall comply with and be inspected per ANSI A10.4 2004 edition.