Board of Elevator Regulations (BER)

The Division of Occupational Licensure’s (DOL) Board of Elevator Regulations regulates the construction, installation, alteration, and operation of all elevators in Massachusetts. The term ''elevator'' includes moving stairways, dumbwaiters, moving walks, material lifts, vertical reciprocating conveyors, and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices, wheelchair lifts, automatic people movers and other associated devices, that are commonly included within the elevator industry. All elevator constructors and operators must be licensed by the Board.

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