All information on this page is current and was last reviewed by the division on March 31, 2017.


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Under Florida law, all communications received by this Department are public record unless a specific exemption applies in statute. Please refer to Chapters 455 and 119, Florida Statutes for applicable exemptions.

Elevator Update – Quarterly Newsletter

Miami-Dade Moves to Online Inspection Reporting
The Miami-Dade County Office of Elevator Safety transitioned to online inspection reporting as of October 1, 2018.  County officials provided this Industry Bulletin. Contact Miami-Dade for more information.

Kone Safety Alert – PDF
Safety alert issued by Kone on March 9, 2018, regarding a potential electric shock risk on the Kone TravelMaster 110 with Auto-Oiler option. (March 23, 2018)

Maxwell Erik “Max” Grablin Act


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Steven von Bodungen, Director

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
Bureau of Elevator Safety
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1013

Telephone: 850.487.1395