Friday, September 14, 2007

MEA Number for Wheelchair Lifts?

Q: Is an MEA Number required for a Wheelchair or Handicap Lift?

A: An MEA Number is not required for a Wheelchair Lift. Any wheelchair Lift specified to provide access for persons in Wheelchairs must be approved by the DOB Elevator Division. However, an MEA Number is not required. This policy applies to vertical and inclined wheelchair lifts.