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(5) At least two months on-the-job training in the inspection of elevators, platform lifts,
dumbwaiters or escalators which must include at least 20 inspections with a certified
activity, EFD or contractor inspector.
(6) Satisfactory completion of the NAVFACENGCOM Elevator Inspector Training
Course.
b. Satisfactory completion of the Elevator Safety Education Training Course and Certification
by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA).
c. Certification by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International Incorporated
(BOCA).
1.3.1.2 Contractor Personnel shall be authorized by NAVFACENGCOM to inspect VTE if the
requirements of I, II, or III have been satisfied as follows:
a. Certification to inspect elevators by the licensing authority of a political subdivision (such
as state, territory, county or city) of the United States or Canada as approved by
NAVFACENGCOM.
b. Satisfactory completion of the Elevator Safety Education Training Course and Certification
by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA).
c. Certification by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International Incorporated
(BOAC).
NOTE: No one employed by a contractor presently performing any type of work on the VTE
to be inspected and certified shall perform or witness the inspection of that equipment.
1.3.1.3 Training. Training of new or backup inspectors shall be accomplished to ensure a
continuous supply of Certified Vertical Transportation Equipment inspection personnel.
Supervisors are encouraged to assign personnel with mechanical and electrical trade backgrounds
to accompany the certified Vertical Transportation Equipment Inspector.
1.3.2 Personal Safety
1.3.2.1 Hazards. Inspectors are cautioned that there are many potential hazards involved during
the inspection of vertical transportation equipment. Accidents cannot only be disabling, but
fatal. Inspectors are reminded of the hazards involved. The records show a number of accidents
involving inspectors. Automatic starting, high voltage, moving machinery, sharp edges, and
exposure to unguarded heights are just a few of the hazards.
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