Elevator Testing FAQs
How do I register my conveyance?
Go to Illinois State Fire Marshal website,
Applications and Forms page
What is a QEI?
QEI stands for Qualified Elevator Inspector. All of our inspectors are QEI certified and licensed
by the State of Illinois and meet the requirements of the ASME QEI-1 Standard for Qualification of
Elevator Inspectors. This is accredited by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
How do I schedule a Category 1- Hydraulic "pressure test" or any
other category test?
Contact our office for details
What do I need to do to permanently shut down my elevator
(i.e. decommission conveyance)?
Step 1: Ensure ADA requirements would still be met.
Step 2: Verification from your municipality is highly recommended.
Step 3: Follow Decommissioning Procedures.
Step 4: Schedule close out inspection with our company
Where can I find more information?
International Code Council (ICC)
Illinois State Fire Marshal- Elevator Safety Division
Elevator Safety and Regulation Act
State Regulations & Links:
Register your conveyance
Application for Certificate of Operation
Out of Service Conveyance
Statues & Rules