Click Here to download ERS-2009-05-06 #157 Not as much news on the show today as I thought there would be. One elevator related death which involved a blind person and a non functioning door interlock apparently. I’m sure that we’ll learn more about this accident as the investigation continues. Other than news I’ll be covering the calendar of events. There are some great marketing opportunities out there and if you’re cutting your advertising or marketing dollars down because of the economy please reconsider. Thomas Jefferson once said, “The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time!”
News Links: Suit says faulty elevators in public housing violate human rights Elevator work slated for June Jake the Snake – Elevator Man Stories UPS driver gets stuck in elevator Smithsonian exhibit highlights Obama inauguration San Francisco agrees to pay $92k to settle elevator lawsuit New elevator bigger priority than energy efficient light bulbs Neat historic post from Chicago Jakarta mall not disabled-friendly KONE Showcases new look cab interiors Elevator shaft design & construction book found Suspect in elevator robberies arrested Hoover Dam tours close for elevator repairs Deal in jail elevator suit dismisses deputy’s in settlement Sad story on outsourcing more jobs overseas Can’t reach the elevator button? Can anyone identify this logo or nameplate? Blind Man Died in Elevator Shaft Fall Bad elevator door blamed for blind NYC man’s death Antique elevator cage for sale Why you should join the ISEC Elevators, not lifts needed for disabled at metro stations Elevator World – annual general meeting held Cheyenne’s own piece of history Sally Ann can’t afford to fix elevator In today’s world of technology it’s nice to see some simplicity in practiced!