Circulars related to "Administration"

 

Type A1 (Administration [Code])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
10 Aug 2018 9/2018 Code of Practice for Lift Works and Escalator Works (2018 Edition) (558KB)
9 Jul 2018 6/2018 Periodic Brake System Overhaul Maintenance for Lifts (627KB)
2 Jun 2017 9/2017 Periodic Maintenance and Examination of Lifts - Brake System Maintenance, Checking, Examination, Repair and Replacement (1,075KB)
29 May 2017 8/2017 Examination of Escalators - Inspection of Escalator Driving System (981KB)
7 Apr 2017 3/2017 Checking, Adjustment, Inspection and Examination of Broken-Drive-Chain Device and Drive Chain in Escalators during Periodic Maintenance and Periodic Examination (753KB)
16 Jan 2017 1/2017 Periodic Maintenance and Examination of Lifts - Traction Machine Maintenance, Checking, Examination, Repair and Replacement (612KB)
12 Oct 2016 14/2016 Identify Potential Risk of Unintended Car Movement (915KB)
21 Sep 2016 11/2016 Code of Practice On the Design and Construction of Lifts and Escalators (2012 Edition) Addendum No. DC02 (8,826KB)
15 Jul 2016 7/2016 Examination of Lifts – Inspection of Levelling Accuracy (1,073KB)
17 Nov 2015 12/2015 Improvement Measure on Escalator Floor Plate and its associated Supporting Structure (318KB)
23 Mar 2015 3/2015 Proper Maintenance of Driving-machine Brake and Safety Gear System for Lifts (284KB)
24 Feb 2014 3/2014A Improvement of the Barrier Free Access – Extension on the Travel Height of the Vertical Lifting Platform from 4m to 7m and Update of the Cross References for the Barrier Free Access (167KB)
20 Jan 2014 3/2014 Improvement of the Barrier Free Access – Extension on the Travel Height of the Vertical Lifting Platform from 4 M to 7 M and Update of the Cross References for the Barrier Free Access (258KB)
5 Sep 2013 7/2013 Examination of Lifts – Inspection of Suspension System (1,134KB)
26 Jul 2013 5/2013 New Requirement on Lift Regarding Safety Circuit Containing Electronic Components and/or Programmable Electronic System (PESSAL) (240KB)
30 Nov 2012 12/2012 Issue of Codes of Practice under the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance (Cap. 618) (431KB)
16 Nov 2012 9/2012 Type Approval of Lifts and Escalators and Safety Components (126KB)
5 Nov 2001 16/2001 Ventilation of the Lift Well for Vehicle Lift (8KB)
25 Aug 1999 16/99 Control Buttons of Lifts for Persons with a Disability (18KB)

 

Type A2 (Administration [Ordinance])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
10 Aug 2018 10/2018 New Specified Form - Log-book for Lifts (LE50L) under the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance Ordinance, Chapter 618 (574KB)
6 Aug 2018 8/2018 Guidelines on Installation of Lift and Safety Components in compliance with EN81-20&50:2014 (1st stage of implementation) (706KB)
27 Mar 2018 4/2018 Requirement for Subcontracting Lift/Escalator Works to Others (1.16MB)
15 Mar 2018 3/2018 Phasing Out the Transitional Arrangements for the Registrations as Registered Lift/Escalator Engineer and Registered Lift/Escalator Worker (1.39MB)
17 Nov 2017 12/2017 Type Approval of Lifts and Safety Components in compliance with EN81-20&50:2014 (1.39MB)
25 Aug 2017 10/2017 Brake Load Test for Escalators in Periodic Examination (3.05MB)
11 Aug 2016 9/2016 CPD Requirements for Renewal of Registration as Registered Lift / Escalator Engineers (1.09MB)
8 Aug 2016 8/2016 Guidelines on Maximum number of Lifts and Escalators to be examined and certified by an Registered Engineer in a single day (623KB)
23 Jun 2016 6/2016 Training Requirement for Renewal of Registration as Registered Lift/Escalator Workers (524KB)
3 Mar 2016 4/2016 Assessment of Past Performance of Registered Persons in Approving Renewal Registration (473KB)
17 Feb 2016 3/2016 Duties of Registered Lift/Escalator Contractors to Notify the Registrar of the Change in Their Workshops (254KB)
29 Jul 2015 7/2015 Routine Inspection on Escalator Floor Plate and its associated Supporting Structure (55KB)
4 Jun 2015 6/2015 Duties of Registered Lift/Escalator Contractors to notify the Director of undertaking of lift/escalator works (831KB)
22 May 2014 04/2015 Duties of Registered Lift/Escalator Contractors to submit incident investigation report to the Director (163KB)
2 Mar 2015 2/2015 Display of Use Permits in Lifts (64KB)
2 Apr 2014 06/2014 Requirement for Carrying out Electrical Works for Lift and Escalator Installations (127KB)
2 Jan 2014 1/2014 The Transition Arrangements for Change of Routes to become a
“Registered Lift and Escalator Worker” under the
Lifts and Escalators Ordinance (Cap. 618)

(Only Chinese version is available)
(232KB)
16 Apr 2013 04/2013 Enhanced Control Measures for Subcontracting of Lift/Escalator Works (666KB)
1 Feb 2013 1/2013 Revised Specified Forms for Application for Use Permits for Existing Lifts and Escalators (8.95MB)
27 Dec 2012 15/2012 Application for Permission to Subcontract Maintenance of CCTV System in Lifts
Application Form [PDF format (378KB)]
(179KB)
13 Dec 2012 14/2012 Issue of the Specified Forms under the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance (Cap. 618) (201KB)
12 Dec 2012 13/2012 Log-book for Lifts and Escalators under the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance1 Chapter 618Annex 1 [PDF format (187KB)] (330KB)
23 Nov 2012 11/2012 (Addendum No. 1) Commencement of Full Implementation of the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance (Cap. 618) (203KB)
10 May 2012 5/2012 Enactment of the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance (Cap. 618) (242KB)
12 Jul 1995 12/95 Lifts in Construction Site (5KB)

 

Type A3 (Administration [Others])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
29 Jan 2018 2/2018 Performance Assessment Scheme and Contractor's Performance Rating System (980KB)
31 Jan 2018 1/2018 New Construction Workers Registration Card Serves More Than One Purpose (954KB)
30 Jun 2017 11/2017 Provision of Spare Parts in the Lift and Escalator Maintenance Industry (910KB)
30 Jun 2017 7/2017 Issue Regarding Installation of Air-conditioner on Car Top of the Existing Lifts
(Only Chinese version is available)
(959KB)
28 Apr 2017 5/2017 Issue Regarding Lift/Escalator Maintenance Work Assignment
(Only Chinese version is available)
(924KB)
21 Mar 2017 2/2017 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2017 (747KB)
30 Sep 2016 15/2016 e-Platform for Reporting Schedule of Periodic Testing and Examination of Lifts/Escalators (566KB)
30 Sep 2016 13/2016 Handover and Takeover of Lift/Escalator Maintenance: Lift and Escalator Unsatisfactory / Uncompleted Maintenance Works and Common Anomalies Report (3.57MB)
27 Sep 2016 12/2016 Modernization of Existing Escalators (1.09MB)
15 Aug 2016 10/2016 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2016 (4.47MB)
17 Mar 2016 5/2016 Probity Guidelines for Registered Lift and Escalator Workers (329KB)
29 Jan 2016 2/2016 Performance Assessment Scheme and Contractors' Performance Rating System (250KB)
15 Jan 2016 1/2016 Probity Guidelines for Registered Lift Contractors and Registered Escalator Contractors (196KB)
31 Dec 2015 13/2015 Revised Checklist for Handover and Takeover of Lift/Escalator Maintenance (358KB)
25 Sept 2015 11/2015 Revised Practice Note on Lift and Escalator Installations Issued by Building Department (1359KB)
24 Sept 2015 10/2015 Probity Guidelines for Registered Lift Engineers and Registered Escalator Engineers (380KB)
14 Sept 2015 9/2015 Proper Housekeeping on the Top of Lift Cars (167KB)
14 Aug 2015 8/2015 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2015 (1839KB)
26 May 2014 5/2015 Checklist For Handover And Takeover Of Lift/Escalator Maintenance (374KB)
25 Feb 2015 1/2015 Installation of Air-conditioner on Car Top of the Existing Lifts (347KB)
27 Nov 2014 12/2014 The requirement of wearing safety helmet in lift working environment (807KB)
15 Aug 2014 10/2014 Replacement of Suspension Ropes Inside Common Lift Shaft (96KB)
14 Aug 2014 9/2014 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2014 (404KB)
12 Aug 2014 8/2014 Requirements for the Log-book Entry related to the Suspension of
Maintenance Works to carry out other Emergency Work and
the Lift Maintenance Work Assignment

(Only Chinese version is available)
(244KB)
16 Apr 2014 07/2014 Revision of the Specified Form (LE3) for Notification of Commencement of Works (124KB)
17 Mar 2014 5/2014 Duties of Registered Lift/Escalator Contractors to Notify Registrar of Certain Changes (219KB)
29 Jan 2014 4/2014 New Presentation Format of Contractors Performance Ratings (568KB)
24 Dec 2013 08/2013 Improvement on Lift Maintenance Works (216KB)
15 Jul 2013 6/2013 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2013 (208KB)
25 Mar 2013 3/2013 Performance Assessment Scheme and Contractors' Performance Rating System (209KB)
12 Mar 2013 2/2013 Checking of Hoisting Ropes and Safety Equipment of Lifts (145KB)
27 Aug 2012 7/2012 Written Examination for Candidates Applying for Registration as Lift and/or Escalator Engineers in 2012 (2.10MB)
17 Feb 2012 3/2012 Performance Assessment Scheme and Contractors' Performance Rating System (2.67MB)
15 Nov 2011 19/2011 Guidelines for Modernising Existing Lifts (114KB)
5 Sep 2011 16/2011 Provision of Voltage-Dips Ride-Through Device (116KB)
13 Sep 2010 15/2010 Periodic Maintenance of Lifts - Counterweight Checking and Examination (142KB)
16 Jul 2010 11/2010 Braking System of Lift (141KB)
24 May 2010 9/2010 Safety Precautions of Lift Emergency Doors Access (140KB)

Circulars related to "Escalator"

 

Type E (Escalator)

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
11 Jul 2011 10/2011 Protection of Unintentional Reversal of the Direction of Travel in Escalators (248KB)
6 Jul 2011 9/2011 Protection of Unintentional Reversal of the Direction of Travel in Escalators (144KB)
19 May 2011 5/2011 Installation, Maintenance and Examination of Escalator Steps (220KB)
18 Jul 2005 6/2005 Use of Pull-rivets for Fixing Objects (85KB)
1 Dec 1999 23/99 Escalators with Adjacent Shutter Gate(s) (21KB)
24 Nov 1995 16/95 Broken Treads of Escalator Steps (5KB)
21 Jul 1995 13/95 Deflector Device at Skirting of Escalators (7KB)
21 Jul 1994 14/94 Main Drive Chain of Escalators (9KB)

Circulars related to "Lift"

 

Type L1 (Lift [Accident])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
19 Jun 2006 5/2006 A Fatal Lift Incident at Tokyo on 3 June, 2006 (84KB)
20 Jul 2005 7/2005 Fatal Lift Incident Involving Manual Operated Landing Door (84KB)
1 Aug 2003 14/2003 Fatal Accident Involving an Electric Lift (93KB)
24 May 1999 11/99 Lifts with Counterweight Pulley (5KB)
24 Mar 1998 6/98 Fatal Incident Involving a Lift (6KB)
16 Sep 1994 16/94 Security/Fire gates installed in front of Lift Entrances (6KB)
24 Jun 1994 11/94 Fatal Fire Accident Inside a Lift (5KB)
19 Jan 1989 3/89 Accident with Broken Hoist Ropes of a Car Lift (Machine Anchorage) (5KB)

 

Type L2 (Lift [Work Safety])

 

Type L3 (Lift [Landing/Car Door])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
22 Sep 2009 17/2009 Effective Locking of Landing Doors of Lifts (103KB)
6 Jul 2004 6/2004 Landing Door Interlocks for Manually Operated Landing Doors (86KB)
5 Jun 1995 11/95 Landing Door Interlocks for Lifts with Manual-operated Landing Doors (6KB)
3 Apr 1995 9/95 Landing Door Lock Bridging Device (5KB)
17 May 1994 8/94 Manually Operated Collapsible Car Gate (21KB)
7 Mar 1989 4/89 Insufficent Safety Device for Car/Landing Doors of Old Lifts (6KB)

 

Type L4 (Lift [Overload])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
11 Nov 1996 14/96 General Freight Lift (6KB)
27 Sep 1993 5/93 Overload Device (5KB)
26 Aug 1987   Overload Device (Fail Safe) (7KB)

 

Type L5 (Lift [Others])

DateCircular No.Circular[PDF format]
21 Dec 2009 23/2009 Touch-sensitive Lift Buttons (105KB)
29 Sep 2009 19/2009 Effective Lift Buttons (93KB)
5 Mar 2007 5/2007 Requirements of Common Keys for Stairlifts (97KB)
25 Jan 2007 2/2007 Detection of Crack at Traction Sheave Shaft of Lift Machine (90KB)
13 Oct 2006 10/2006 Preventing Blockage of Oil Holes in Gearbox of Lift Machine (87KB)
29 Dec 2005 14/2005 Braking System of Lift (87KB)
18 Jul 2005 6/2005 Use of Pull-rivets for Fixing Objects (85KB)
28 Nov 2003 18/2003 Control of Access to Restricted Landings (85KB)
17 Dec 2001 18/2001 Access Way to Lift Well (9KB)
27 Mar 2001 6/2001 Pattern of Lift Alarm (8KB)