Month: June 2019

NY elevator mechanics may soon be forced to receive safety training and licensing

NY elevator mechanics may soon be forced to receive safety training and licensing The legislation, which is yet to be signed by the Governor, followed mounting calls to increase safety of New York’s elevators following 22 fatalities since 2010. By David Jeans | June 21, 2019 02:15PM The law will establish an “Elevator Safety and Standards Board” (Credit:
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Police, EMS respond to elevator injury

by Bonner Joy for | June 11, 2019Facebook Bradenton Beach and emergency medical services respond to an injured 77-year-old man who fell into a first-floor elevator shaft at about 8 p.m. June 5 at . 105 Fourth St. S. in Bradenton Beach. He was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for treatment. Islander Photo: Tjet MartinFacebook

Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower

June 10, 2019 In April 2019, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) named the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco the “Best Tall Building Worldwide” at its 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference. The award recognizes projects that have made innovative contributions to the advancement of the urban environment and tall buildings. The
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New York Might License Elevator Mechanics to Solve a Public Safety Problem That Doesn’t Exist

Those claiming that elevators are a public safety risk likely have ulterior motives. ALEX MURESIANU | 6.6.2019 11:30 AM (Marcel Kusch/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom) Residents of New York City will take 35 million elevator rides today. That works out to an astronomical 12.77 billion elevator rides per year. An average of 2.75 of those rides end in a fatal accident.
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