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Education – Elevator Code Requirement Updates

April 26, 2019-8:00 am - 9:00 am

Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
A light breakfast will be provided.
R&R Realty
Aurora Business Park Training Room
11159 Aurora Ave, Urbandale
Craig Clabaugh, Otis Elevator
Aubrey Reidy, Otis Elevator
Discussion Topics:
  • Outline the May 1, 2020 notable requirements. Owners have until May 1, 2020, to comply with the modified version of A17.3.
  •  Code applies to elevators roughly 20 years old and older
  • Elevators that have been recently modernized typically will not need any A17.3 upgrades
  • The work needing to be done depends on factors specific to each elevator such as the original model, installation details, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • advantages to the upgrades required by A17.3
    • Enhanced safety for elevator inspectors and elevator mechanics
    • Reduced risk of property damage from vandalism
    • Easier operation by people with disabilities
    • Emergency communication for people in the elevator
    • Reduced risk of people falling down the hoistway
    • Safer extraction of people trapped in the car
    • Reduced risk of overloading the elevator car
    • Reduced risk of a crime against a passenger in the car
    • Reduced risk of injury due to crushing
    • Reduced risk of catastrophic failure of manually-operated elevators
    • Prevent the accumulation of sewer gas in an elevator pit and hoistway
  • Question and Answer session
Cost: Free to BOMA Iowa members and their employees


April 26, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am


R&R Realty Aurora Business Park
11159 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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