Technical Regulations update on Electrical Elevators

  • 2/4/2021

The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) has announced some technical regulations updates regarding electrical elevators used in buildings and facilities.

SASO has announced a 4-stage plan on the obligatory implementation of the technical regulations for electrical elevators used in different types of buildings:

First Stage: Starting on 13th February 2021

  • Healthcare buildings
  • Skyscrapers
  • Government buildings
  • Malls
  • Residential buildings (hotels, and furnished apartments)

Second Stage: Starting on 10th August 2021

  • Administrative buildings
  • Commercial buildings
  • Educational buildings
  • Gathering buildings

Third Stage: Starting on 3rd February 2022

  • High-Risk buildings
  • Warehouse buildings
  • Manufacturing facility buildings
  • Themed buildings

Fourth Stage: Starting on 30th July 2022

  • All buildings and Activities with all their categories.

Therefore, SASO has announced that approved authorities such as Cotecna can issue a Certificate of Conformity (COC) through the SABER platform after fulfilling the assessment process.

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