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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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United Tech names CEOs for future independent Carrier and Otis businesses

Published: June 3, 2019 8:38 a.m. ET By CIARA LINNANE CORPORATE NEWS EDITOR United Technologies Corp. UTX, -1.64% on Monday named the chief executives for the future independent Carrier heating and cooling business and Otis, its elevator business. The company said David Gitlin will become president and CEO of Carrier, from his role as chief operating officer of Collins
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Subway Riders Trapped For 80 Hellish Minutes On ‘Unbearably Hot’ Stuck Elevator

by Jake Offenhartz in News on May 31, 2019 4:30 pm New York City subway riders have had some creative nonsense thrown their way lately, including but definitely not limited to: a lit firecracker; a prolific emergency-brake-pulling malcontent; and an overflowing toilet clogging rush hour service. But on Friday morning, the MTA dusted off one
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Elevated risk: Malfunction at NYCHA

A crippled agency and a culture of ticking boxes is putting public housing residents at greater risk of being injured in its elevatorsBy Kathryn Brenzel and David Jeans | February 01, 2019 09:00AM On New Year’s Day, Gina Gutloff and her boyfriend were headed out for breakfast when they stepped into the elevator on the
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Jerk Rate? What the heck is that?

Wikipedia: Jerk (physics) In physics, jerk is the rate of change of acceleration; that is, the time derivative of acceleration, and as such the second derivative of velocity, or the third time derivative of position. According to the result of dimensional analysis of jerk, [length/time3], the SI units for its magnitude are m/s3 (or m⋅s−3);
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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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