Elevated risk

Elevated risk

A TRD investigation found that mechanics often have little training, inspectors regularly fail to identify hazards, and landlords escape penalties By Kathryn Brenzel and David Jeans | January 01, 2019 10:00AM It was a few hours before dawn on Oct. 2, 2015, when Eran Modan and a dozen people piled into the elevator at 156
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Otis launches smart elevator, people mover platform Otis One

May 2018, ZDNet’s Larry Dignan interviews Vince Campisi, the CIO for United Technologies, on their use of Data Analytics. United Technologies is the parent company of Otis Elevator Company. https://www.zdnet.com/article/otis-launches-smart-elevator-people-mover-platform-otis-one/ Otis has launched Otis One, an Internet of things platform to connect its elevators, share data, and offer analytics for predictive maintenance. The effort highlights
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OSHA proposes $142,270 in fines in elevator worker’s death at Mount Carmel hospital site

OSHA proposes $142,270 in fines in elevator worker’s death at Mount Carmel hospital site By JoAnne Viviano The Columbus Dispatch @JoAnneViviano Posted Nov 28, 2018 at 5:20 PMUpdated Nov 28, 2018 at 5:20 PM The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has alleged serious and willful safety violations and proposed $142,270 in fines against an elevator company whose worker was crushed in an elevator shaft at
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UTC to Spin Off Carrier and Otis Elevator

From an NBC Connecticut article By Max Reiss Published Nov 27, 2018 at 8:03 PM UTC to Spin Off Carrier and Otis Elevator United Technologies Corporation formally announced Tuesday its plan to spin off the operations of Carrier and Otis Elevator in order to focus more heavily on the aerospace industry. The announcement comes just days
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Predictive Maintenance of Elevators

Copied and Pasted from another site Predictive Maintenance of Elevators Written by Shiv, Last modified on April 8, 2018 Otis the is the world leader in elevator installation and service, yet it only has a market share of 10%.  As can be seen the industry is very competitive and so a significant basis of competition is its
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Elevator Science 101

When was the last time you were standing in an elevator lobby and thought to yourself, “Wow, whoever designed this elevator system did a really good job”? Yeah, right, huuh? Bet you didn’t even know that there is a whole science devoted to vertical transportation, did you? Most think the architect just plots some elevator
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Upgrading Your Elevator Cab

UPGRADING YOUR ELEVATOR CAB 5/30/2018 When selecting new elevator cab finishes, there are a few very important items that your designer needs to consider. Overlooking any one may be very costly, not only financially but in downtime. Weight Are the new finishes heavier, lighter or the same weight? By code, you are not allowed to
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Choosing A Consultant

CHOOSING A CONSULTANT 5/22/2018 So, you’ve decided that it’s time to hire an elevator consultant. Who should you hire? Well, first off, “What are you looking for in a consultant?” Are you curious as to the quality of maintenance you are paying for? Are you looking to modernize? Do you need a Due Diligence report?
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