Written Maintenance Control Program
WMCP Forms provide a method for creating a code compliant MCP. This form is designed exclusively for each type of Vertical Transportation equipment. Each individual form can be used an unlimited number of times to create a MCP for all the equipment in your fleet of elevators or escalators that your company services, or your organization owns.
Interactive PDFs for creating Maintenance Control Programs
WMCP form files simplify the process of creating a Maintenance Control Program (MCP) as required by Section 8.6 of the ASME A17.1 Elevator and Escalator Safety Code. WMCP forms are designed for use by authorized elevator service personnel or other persons responsible for creating a Maintenance Control Program. The requirements contained in Section 8.6 are referenced in each form specific to the type of equipment; electric elevators, hydraulic elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks and more. Each individual WMCP form can be reused as many times as needed. As conditions change or additional maintenance procedures apply, the document is easily updated and reprinted to maintain on-going MCP code compliance. WMCP forms are available for virtually all types of vertical transportation equipment that are required by code to have and maintain a written Maintenance Control Program.
In addition to the WMCP forms, a Logs and Procedures Supplement is provided at no additional cost. The supplement contains multiple templates for creating the many other documents that are required as part of a code compliant MCP. The supplement also uses a PDF fillable-forms format that can be completed on a computer or by hand. All WMCP forms are fully printable and can be saved to a hard drive or external device.
The WMCP forms product was first introduced to the elevator & escalator industry in 2012. Since then it has proven to be valuable asset to elevator service companies, in-house elevator shops (universities), and consultants throughout the country with the process of achieving overall code compliance by having and maintaining a written Maintenance Control Program.
Section 8.6, Requirement 126.96.36.199.1
Beginning with the A17.1b-2003 edition of the A17.1 Safety Code Standard, a written Maintenance Control Program is required for all equipment covered by Section 8.6, Maintenance and Testing. This includes, but is not limited to: electric and hydraulic commercial elevators, electric and hydraulic private residence elevators, roped-hydraulic elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters and more.
Section 8.6 governs all equipment, new and existing, regardless of when it was originally installed or upgraded.
Requirement 188.8.131.52.1(a)(1) states that the maintenance procedures in the MCP shall be based on the equipment age, condition, accumulated wear, design and inherent quality of the equipment, usage, environmental conditions, improved technology, and more. A code compliant MCP is also required to have additional written documents that provide maintenance and testing procedures for unique or product specific equipment as well as logs that indicate when service, testing, replacement or repair actions are performed.
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