Maintenance Control Program and MRL Elevator Inspections Presentation
Author: JOHN W KOSHAK
This presentation on USB by John Koshak, gives the viewer an in-depth look at the Maintenance Control Program with detailed explanation of code requirements. The presentation will focus on:
- The differences involved in working safely on legacy equipment vs. MRLs
- Elevator equipment code compliance
- Maintenance of elevator components
- Development and maintenance of current Maintenance Records
- Providing wiring diagrams
- Implementation of monthly Fire Service Tests
This presentation is based on Koshak's book, Maintenance on New Equipment Designs - Application of Maintenance Control Program to Machine-Room-Less Elevators. Click here for more information about this book.
John Koshak is head and founder of Elevator Safety Solutions, Inc. Directly prior to reactivating the company in September 2008, Koshak served as director of Codes and Standards for North America for ThyssenKrupp Elevator. He was formerly in research at ThyssenKrupp Research, Innovation and Design. Koshak got his start in the industry in 1980 with Westinghouse Elevator Co. and has worked for Dover Elevator, Amtech Elevator and Adams Elevator Equipment Co., where he was vice president of Technical Support. He was a National Elevator Industry Educational Program instructor from 1982 to 1991, designed the LifeJacket hydraulic-elevator safety and holds several patents for elevator-component designs. Koshak is a member of the ASME A17 Standards Committee and a regent of the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation.