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How to Report an Accident - Incident
Accidents: Notification of Mechanical Compliance Section;
Investigation; Inspection and Report (NAC 455C.526)
owner of the elevator or his or her agent shall promptly notify the Mechanical
Compliance Section of every accident involving the elevator.
elevator mechanic, licensed elevator contractor or owner of the elevator or his
or her agent shall provide any assistance required by the Mechanical Compliance
Section for the investigation of an accident or for any inspection relating to
The Mechanical Compliance
Section shall, as soon as practicable after receiving notification of an
accident, make an inspection and keep in its files a complete report of its
findings, including a detailed list of all material facts and information
available and the cause, as far as it can be determined, for the accident.
accident may have been caused by the failure, malfunction or destruction of any
part of an elevator, the elevator must be shut down immediately and cannot be
restored to service until:
- The Mechanical Compliance Section has been
- The elevator has been made safe;
- The elevator has been inspected by the
Mechanical Compliance Section and, if necessary, tested by an elevator mechanic;
- Any repairs, changes or alterations have been
approved by the Mechanical Compliance Section.
accident involves the failure of an elevator, no part of the elevator may be
removed from the premises until the Mechanical Compliance Section authorizes
in this section, “accident” means an event resulting from the operation of an
- Causes serious bodily injury; or
- Requires an alteration, repair or replacement
of the elevator.
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How to Obtain a Certification of Accreditation
applicant for a certificate of accreditation as an authorized inspection agency
must submit to the Mechanical Compliance Section:
1. An application on a form prescribed by the
Mechanical Compliance Section; and
2. The fee for the issuance of a certificate of
accreditation set forth in NAC 455C.450;
proof that the applicant maintains adequate insurance coverage against
liabilities resulting from claims incurred in the course of operation,
including, without limitation:
Workers’ compensation insurance pursuant to chapters 616A to 617,
inclusive, of NRS for its employees;
ii. Insurance for professional errors and
omissions covering its inspection activities in this State in an amount of not
less than $4,000,000; and;
Commercial general liability insurance in an amount of not less than
b. Certify that the applicant maintains a library
of each publication adopted by reference pursuant to NAC 455C.500 and copies of
all Mechanical Compliance Section inspector checklists.
The application submitted
pursuant to subsection 2 must include, without limitation:
1. The physical address of the location where
inspection records will be maintained;
2. The state business license number assigned by
the Secretary of State upon compliance with the provisions of chapter 76 of
3. The name, business address and contact
information for the person or persons designated to be the primary contact for
the Mechanical Compliance Section; and
4. The name of each special inspector who will be
employed by the applicant to conduct elevator inspections.
An authorized inspection
agency shall not have common ownership with a licensed elevator contractor or
an elevator maintenance company.
If an applicant satisfies the
requirements set forth in this section, the Mechanical Compliance Section shall
issue a certificate of accreditation as an authorized inspection agency to the
certificate of accreditation as an authorized inspection agency issued pursuant
to this section expires 3 years after the date of issuance unless the
certificate is renewed.
(Added to NAC by Div. of Industrial Relations by R077-14, eff. 1-16-2015)
To renew a certificate of accreditation as an authorized inspection agency, an
authorized inspection agency must, not more than 45 calendar days before the
expiration of the certificate, submit to the Mechanical Compliance Section:
A renewal application on a
form prescribed by the Mechanical Compliance Section;
The fee for the renewal of a
certificate of accreditation set forth in NAC 455C.450; and
All the information required
to be submitted for the issuance of a certificate of accreditation pursuant to
section 8 of this regulation.
(Added to NAC by Div.
of Industrial Relations by R077-14, eff. 1-16-2015)