Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.81 - Elevator, Escalator, and Chairlift Safety
09.12.81.06 - Record Keeping and Filing

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.81.06

09.12.81.06. Record Keeping and Filing

A. Record Keeping.

(1) At a readily accessible central location in the building where the elevator unit is located, a contractor, owner, or lessee shall maintain:

(a) A legible hard copy of maintenance, repair, test, and inspection records; or

(b) An electronic copy of maintenance, repair, test, and inspection records in an electronic format approved by the Commissioner for that location.

(2) A contractor, owner, or lessee shall retain the records according to ยง A(1) of this regulation for the life of the elevator unit.

B. The records required to be filed with the Commissioner shall be filed pursuant to the following time intervals:

(1) Incident reports shall be filed within 5 business days of the contractor, owner, or lessee having knowledge of the incident; and

(2) Serious injury records shall be filed within 24 hours of the contractor, owner, or lessee having knowledge of the occurrence.

C. When the Commissioner requires records to be filed electronically, they shall be filed in comma delimited or tab delimited format, except when to do so would pose an undue burden.

(Regulations .06 adopted as an emergency provision effective July 5, 2001 (28:15 Md. R. 1394); adopted permanently effective October 1, 2001 (28:19 Md. R. 1684)
Regulation .06 amended effective January 29, 2007 (34:2 Md. R. 137)
Regulation .06B, C amended as an emergency provision effective October 15, 2007 (34:23 Md. R. 2019); amended permanently effective February 25, 2008 (35:4 Md. R. 514))
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