NAESA stands for the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities. NAESA's mission is to promote current codes and standards, teach and educate stakeholders, certify inspectors, and assist the populace in enhancing elevator safety and understanding new elevator technology. NAESA's vision is dedicated to being the recognized leader in education and certification of elevator personnel and becoming a worldwide advisor and authority on elevator safety.
The International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC) brings together qualified Vertical Transportation Professionals to improve the general function of the industry in all its phases. IAEC members adhere to an established high code of ethics and clients of IAEC members know they are dealing with the most professional consulting firms in the industry.
The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) was created by the elevator/escalator industry to develop and disseminate safety materials to the public in order to eliminate preventable accidents on the industry's equipment.
Bureau of Elevator Safety: Gateway to the Bureau of Elevator Safety website with links to various elevator related topics and information.
Elevator Certificate of Operation Renewal: gateway for the Department of Business and Professional Regulations Information for Applying for Certificates of Operation for Elevators.
What Every Elevator Owner Should Know: Useful information for elevator owners
Licensee Search: Gateway for searching license status for elevators, elevator inspectors and elevator companies.
Florida Building Code: This site is designed to allow you to view the Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) on the International Codes Council, State-Adopted Codes for free.
Florida Accessibility Code: This site is designed to allow you to view the Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) Accessibility Code on the International Codes Council, State-Adopted Codes for free.
Delinquent Elevator Licenses and Renewals: Renewal information for all outstanding expired elevator licenses. This information includes any license fees owed and the status of each device’s inspection requirement. This information is updated every week by the Bureau of Elevator Safety.
Elevator Inspections Including Inspection Extracts: Downloadable files that represent extracts of all elevator inspections performed statewide. This provides information concerning most current inspection results and historical information of inspections that have been performed. This page also provides a link for all elevator violation codes developed for the State of Florida.
Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Council (ESTAC): The Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Council was created by the Florida Legislature to provide technical assistance to the division in support of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and give the division the benefit of the council members’ knowledge and experience concerning the industries and individual businesses affected by the laws and rules administered by the division.
Elevator Update – Quarterly Newsletter: The Division of Hotels and Restaurants, Bureau of Elevator Safety sends out a quarterly newsletter titled the Elevator UPdate. This provides a communications with from DBPR to the public, through this quarterly newsletter to help keep the public informed of legal requirements, recent changes to elevator codes, important dates, and upcoming meetings. This page has a subscription link to allow the public to receive electronic notifications from the Division of Hotels and Restaurants for current industry bulletins and legislative changes for Elevators in Florida.
Elevator Accidents: Within 5 working days after any accident occurring in or upon any elevator, the certificate of operation holder shall report the accident to the division on a form prescribed by the division. Failure to timely file this report is a violation of Chapter 399 and will subject the certificate of operation holder to an administrative fine, to be imposed by the division, in an amount not to exceed $1,000.
Elevator Statutes and Rules in Florida: The Florida Statute Chapter 399 Elevator Safety Act is updated as a result of every legislative session. Florida Administrative Code Chapter 61C-5 – Florida Elevator Safety Code is constantly revised. This link will provide access to the most current version of all Florida Statutes and Codes that apply to Elevators.
Florida Building Code: This site is designed to allow you to view the Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) on the International Codes Council, State-Adopted Codes for free.
Florida Accessibility Code: This site is designed to allow you to view the Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) Accessibility Code on the International Codes Council, State-Adopted Codes for free.
Please check with your local jurisdiction for the most up-to- date code edition year and adoption date. You are limited in your abilities to search and print, however all sections of the codes are available for you.