Mandatory Reporting of Elevator Accidents

Florida Law mandates reporting of elevator accidents

Florida Statute sec. 399.125 states that w
ithin 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 this chapter 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.