Building Act requirements for lifts
- Valid from
- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
The Building Act regulates building work to ensure that people who use buildings can do so safely without endangering their health. A 2004 fatality associated with a hydraulic water lift in a commercial building highlighted the importance of all parties involved in installing lifts in buildings adhering to the terms of the Building Act.