Elevator Inspection Services

Ensuring safety and availability of your elevators through inspection, certification and advisory

Operators and manufacturers of elevators must satisfy a wide range of regulations, standards and international directives. To ensure the wellbeing and comfort of passengers, your organization also needs to consider issues of servicing, maintenance, operational availability, quality and safety, balanced with the need to control costs and remain energy-efficient.

However, in today’s talent market, it can be difficult for businesses to find and retain the in-house expertise necessary to optimize cost efficiency while satisfying safety and reliability requirements. This is where TÜV SÜD can help.

How Can Our Elevator Services Benefit Manufacturers?

Our expert services give your business assurance of the availability and marketability of your products. We help manufacturers to shorten time to market and develop a trusted and reliable brand. Benefits include:

  • Ensuring safety and availability - through qualified elevator inspections using modern inspection technology
  • Minimizing risk - with our wide-ranging expertise in directives and standards that will provide you a thorough understanding of your risk management needs
  • Extending the performance and lifetime of elevators - through expert engineering and impartial advisory services
  • Saving money - with optimized solutions for maintenance and modernization that ensure cost-effective and energy-efficient operations

How Can Our Elevator Services Benefit Operators?

We work closely with you from the very beginning to ensure that lifts and their components are reliable and safe for passenger use and to avoid damages, lift breakdowns and downtime operations.

What Goes Into Our Elevator Inspection Services?

TÜV SÜD’s range of services ensures that your technical equipment meets safety and legal requirements and helps to fulfil the availability expectations of stakeholders. Our experts are qualified to provide testing, certification and inspection for elevators in all major markets. Our end-to-end approach helps operators and manufacturers observe all relevant quality standards and order specifications.

Our experts are qualified to provide inspections in all major markets applying accordingly the European Lifts Directive, Machinery Directive, North American ASME safety codes, EN standards and other national standards.

Our elevator and escalator reviews are carried out by escalator and elevator inspectors according to a variety of standards (e.g. EN 81 series) and technical safety evaluations according to several national safety regulations.

Our experts prepare reports on the state of repair and conduct compliance inspections against plans and inspections based on maintenance standards.

In addition to reviewing design drawings, circuit diagrams and strength calculations, we conduct structural analysis and provide work completion verification.

Why Choose Our Elevator Inspection Services for Your Company?

As an internationally established brand, TÜV SÜD can support your operations on a global scale. Leveraging our world-class reputation and expertise demonstrates your commitment to safety and reliability.

Our experts actively participate in the development of European and international standards. This ensures they are deeply familiar with the latest technologies and evolving statutory regulations. We have also developed our own computerized measuring system, ADIASYSTEM®, which provides accurate and reliable results for load substituting measurements.

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