A mechanical device attached to the traveling block that latches around and supports the pipe during hoisting or lowering operations.
Source: API RP 54, Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, Third Edition, August 1999 (2007). Global Standards
“Elevator” means a mechanical device attached to the traveling block that latches around and supports the pipe during hoisting.
[Mich. Admin. Code R 408 (2013)].
Source: Oil and Gas Drilling and Servicing Operations, Michigan Administrative Code R 408, February 8, 2013. Regulations
A metal mechanical device used in connection with and suspended from a traveling block or hoisting line, to hold pipe or sucker rods in suspension when being hoisted or lowered in a well.
Source: Petroleum Safety Orders–Drilling and Production, Definitions, California Code of Regulations, 8 CCR § 6505, December 2012. Regulations