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Elevator Safety Training Hits the Road

Elevator Safety Training Hits the Road

By Ralph M. Newman | September 1, 2021

Bringing instruction directly to the jobsite. Elevator service technicians are trained on-location.

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Child’s Injury Prompts Call for Escalator Safety In Kuwait

Child’s Injury Prompts Call for Escalator Safety In Kuwait

By Elevator World | August 23, 2021

A proposal submitted by Kuwait Member of Parliament Osama Al- Shaheen urges the creation of a safety manual/decree for escalators, Arab Times reported on August 16. Al-Shaheen was motivated after hearing a report of a child injured on an escalator. The lawmaker pointed out that the escalator in question lacked an emergency stop button, which worsened the…

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TELME Ceremony Marks Milestone for Safety

TELME Ceremony Marks Milestone for Safety

By Elevator World | August 11, 2021

Toshiba Elevator Middle East (TELME) held a ceremony August 5 at the company’s Dubai office to celebrate reaching 5 million hours with no lost-time incidents for the period March 2012 to March 2021, the company announced. TELME Managing Director M.J. Mohamed Iqbal, in a statement to greet the gathering, congratulated the company’s Health, Safety and…

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Hong Kong Lifts, Escalators Short of Safety Standard

By Elevator World | May 14, 2021

Two-thirds of Hong Kong lifts and escalators “do not meet the latest safety guidelines,” the officer of the ombudsman reveals, triggering a call for more no-notice inspections, the South China Morning Post reports. Some 50,000 lifts and escalators out of the 80,000 in Hong Kong still do not comply with latest set of non-mandatory standards issued in…

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Turkey VT Sector Lauds Elevator Safety Sector

Turkey VT Sector Lauds Elevator Safety Sector

By Elevator World | May 12, 2021

The Elevator Safety Equipment Test and Development Center implemented in 2019 by the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO) in Bursa, Turkey, represents an important demand of the sector — elevator safety components, say sector members who, according to RAILLY NEWS, recently visited the facility. Vertical-transportation (VT) experts say the components are tested reliably and…

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OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations For Fiscal Year 2020

By Elevator World | April 19, 2021

In its latest review, OSHA has released its fiscal year 2020 listing of the Top 10 health and safety violations. The report, presented by field service software provider FIELDBOSS, annually compiles a list of the 10 most-cited standard violations to educate employers so they can take steps to fix recognized hazards before being cited or someone…

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EESF Holds Virtual AGM

EESF Holds Virtual AGM

By Elevator World | April 12, 2021

The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) held its annual general meeting (AGM) virtually on March 25, with approximately 15 in attendance. As attendees watched a PowerPoint presentation, Executive Director Shawn Cowden and Program Director Laurie Dueitt provided updates on various programs, sharing that visits to the “Safe-T-Riders” website for children increased in 2020, with 214,000…

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Hitachi Elevator (China) Hosts VT Safety Events for Children

By Elevator World | April 12, 2021

To recognize Public Health Safety and Education Day for Primary and Secondary School Students on March 29, Hitachi Elevator (China) Co., Ltd., held 25 vertical-transportation (VT) educational events in nine cities across China. Led by Hitachi Elevator volunteers, junior safety officers shared information with classmates about the safe use of elevators and escalators, as well…

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Woman Stuck, Injured in Fall on Escalator

Woman Stuck, Injured in Fall on Escalator

By Elevator World | April 7, 2021

Emergency responders were called to cut a woman free after she became trapped on an escalator on the Gold Coast in Australia, 9 News reported on April 6. The woman reportedly slipped while riding the escalator, and her top then becoming stuck on the standing grill. She was taken to a hospital after the ordeal.   She was…

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NAEC Names Global Education/Safety and Development Heads

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

The National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) recently named David Smarte global education and safety officer and Shannon Bates national development officer. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, Smarte has served NAEC as a board member and chair of the Education and Safety committees. He is the 2016 recipient of the William C. Sturgeon…

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