This handbook was designed to provide a guide to persons assigned the task of performing various tests on electric and hydraulic passenger and freight elevators in the presence of a certified Elevator Inspector. This publication can help with understanding of what is being tested and a safe means to demonstrate the function. The material included in this handbook relates to requirements stated in the ASME A17.1-2007/CSA B44-07, ASME A17.1a-2008/CSA B44a-08 and ASME A17.1-2013/CSA B44-13 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. Methods described are taken from ASME A17.2- 2014 Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks.
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