Elevators in C766 schools are to be inspected at least once per year. Please be sure to check the expiration date which is located on the certificate of approval in a conspicuous place by the elevator. To schedule an inspection, please contact your elevator maintenance company. Failure to comply with this law could result in a fine of $100 a day.

As defined in M.G.L. c. 143, §62, The word “elevator” shall include moving stairways, dumbwaiters, moving walks, material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices, wheelchair lifts, automatic people movers and other associated devices, except stair lifts, located and installed in residential homes, that are commonly included within the elevator industry.

For more information, please visit the FAQ page at http://www.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/elevators/elevators-faqs.html#A1

If you have questions, please contact Theresa Melito-Conners at 781-640-1776, tmelito@maaps.org.