Labor Indonesia – The Terms of Occupational Health and Safety Elevator for Transportation of People or Goods

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Ministry of Manpower issued a regulation, namely Ministry of Manpower Regulation No. 32 Year 2015 on Amendment to Regulation Ministry of Manpower No. Per.03/Men/1999 on The Terms of Occupational Health and Safety Elevator for Transportation of People or Goods (“Permen 32/2015”), which became effective on 20 October 2015. Permen 32/2015 is an implementing regulation specifically on amendment to previous regulations, namely the Ministry of Manpower Regulation No. Per.03/Men/1999 on The Terms of Occupational Health and Safety Elevator for Transportation of People or Goods.

Manufacture, Installation, Repair, Maintenance and Repair Elevator

Permen 32/2015 is applicable for plan, manufacture, installation, use and maintenance of elevators that are used permanently or temporarily to serve the transport of persons and goods or special items inside a building, except:

  1. Paternoster;
  2. Rack and pinion;
  3. Screw driven elevator;
  4. Mine elevator;
  5. Theatrical elevator;
  6. Public work, platform elevator;
  7. Inclined elevator;
  8. Scissor elevator;
  9. Other elevators that use is not to serve the transport of people and goods and special items.

Permen 32/2015 revoked the provision in the previous regulation regarding the manufacture and/or installation of elevators that should be in accordance with the plans as approved by the Minister or a designated official. Drawings refer to complete construction drawings with their details; calculation construction; and material specifications and certification. Manufacturing the elevator must comply with the technical requirements stipulated in the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) or a recognized International Standards. Drawings plan of elevator installation should include:

  1. Machinery and equipment layout;
  2. Machinery and its strengthening;
  3. Diagram of power and lighting installations;
  4. Diagram control;
  5. Brake safety;
  6. Sliding building space and its sliding doors;
  7. Guiding rails and its strengthening;
  8. Construction train;
  9. Governor and its equipment;
  10. Transportation capacity, high-speed trains and vertical work;
  11. Calculation of the strength of the steel rope puller.

That conditions mentioned above has amendment in Permen 32/2015 became that the manufacture, installation, use, and/or changes should elevator inspection and testing by labor inspectors Occupational Health and Safety (“K3”) Electrical Specialist and/or Expert K3 Electric field. That the results of the examination and the test is used as a material consideration coaching and/or legal action by labor inspectors.

Permen 32/2015 also revoked the provision in the previous regulation where administrators who manufacture, install, use, request a change of technical and/or administrative elevator must first obtain permission from the Minister or designated official. That the manufacture, installation and such changes may only be done by the Service Company Occupational Health and Safety (“PJK3”) which has a letter of appointment of the Minister's decision and technicians who have operating license.

Erinda Resti Goesyen

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