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Escalator Halted After Child’s Toes Are Hurt

Escalator Halted After Child’s Toes Are Hurt

By Elevator World | January 11, 2022

Government officials have ordered temporary shutdown of an escalator at a shopping center in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, after a young girl’s toes were stuck in one of the moving ride’s steps, The Edge Markets reports. The 3-year-old girl was riding a supermarket escalator on January 7 when her toes got caught in the steps. She was taken…

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Boy Dies In Elevator Under Repair In India

Boy Dies In Elevator Under Repair In India

By Elevator World | December 23, 2021

A boy died in an elevator accident in Maharashtra, India, after he entered an elevator that was undergoing repairs, Times Now reported on December 22. The boy entered the lift in the seven-story building where he lived with his family when it suddenly moved upwards. The boy was removed from the elevator and taken to the…

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Baby “Lucky To Be Alive” After Manchester Escalator Fall

Baby “Lucky To Be Alive” After Manchester Escalator Fall

By Elevator World | December 14, 2021

The mother of a 1-year-old said her daughter is “lucky to be alive” after the pram she was in plunged down an escalator at a shopping center in Manchester, U.K., on December 9, BirminghamLive is among outlets to report. The baby’s 28-year-old mother told The Manchester Evening News that she decided to use the escalator since several people were…

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Escalator Fall At Hockey Game Sends Man To Hospital

Escalator Fall At Hockey Game Sends Man To Hospital

By Elevator World | December 13, 2021

A fall from an escalator at an Edmonton Oilers hockey game at Rogers Place in the Ice District in Edmonton, Canada, sent a man to the hospital on December 7, Global News is among outlets to report. The man, in his late 20s, fell as he was exiting the building and was in “serious but stable condition,”…

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Boy Dies After Falling Off Elevator In Zirakpur, India

Boy Dies After Falling Off Elevator In Zirakpur, India

By Elevator World | December 3, 2021

An 18-year-old boy died after falling out of an open elevator at a warehouse in Zirakpur, India, The Tribune reported in November. The boy was working at the hardware shop while school was closed and had gone to unload goods when he fell. The boy’s father got a call from the shop owner that his son had…

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Elevator With Gap Claims Life In Turkey

By Elevator World | December 2, 2021

A 69-year-old man who was stuck in the elevator shaft on the second floor of a four-story building recently in Kemalpaşa, Izmir, Turkey, lost his life, the ELEVATOR WORLD Turkey newsletter reported. After returning to his home, the man entered the elevator, which was installed in the building after the construction phase and had a…

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Fall From Escalator In Russia Leads To Serious Injuries

Fall From Escalator In Russia Leads To Serious Injuries

By Elevator World | December 1, 2021

A 17-year-old girl fell from an escalator in a shopping center on Prospekt Mira in Moscow Russia, injuring her face and head and damaging her liver and spleen, MK reported on November 27. While riding the escalator from the first floor to the ground floor, the girl attempted to sit on the handrail, losing her balance and…

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7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In Mumbai

7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In Mumbai

By Elevator World | November 9, 2021

“Shock due to multiple injuries” was the cause of death for a 7-year-old girl who fell down an elevator shaft in the Sion neighborhood of Mumbai, India, on November 5, Mid-Day reports. The child was playing hide-and-seek with her friends on the fourth floor of a building when she ran to the front door of an elevator.…

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Boy Hurt After Falling Through Escalator Gap In India

By Elevator World | November 5, 2021

A child visiting a multistory textile showroom in Madurai, India, with his mother and aunt was hurt November 2 when he fell from the fifth floor after slipping through a gap next to the escalator, The Hindu reports. While the women were looking at some of the store’s products, the boy put his hand on the escalator…

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Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Shaft Fall

Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Shaft Fall

By Elevator World | October 12, 2021

A construction worker was critically injured in a three-story fall down an elevator shaft at a New Jersey construction site, according to U.S. News & World Report. Chief Michael Foligno of the Elmwood Park Police Department told NJ.com that the 23-year-old man was working at the top of the elevator shaft being built in a new apartment building…

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