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Post: May 4th, 2011: ERS-2011-05-04 #252 Show Notes

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Good show today everyone. As we head into May we’ve got a few articles on the show that are worthy of printing out. Not only as reminders to take safety seriously each and every day but also to understand the importance of making sure elevators are safe and meet the requirements of A17.3 for existing elevators that are installed across the land. As most of the world tuned into a late night unexpected message from the President on Sunday night it is clear that while the fight on terrorism will continue worldwide, the world as a whole saw the acts of 9-11 as cowardly and inexcusable. Many see the death of Osama bin Laden as closure to the worst civilian attack ever on US soil.

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News/Article Links: APTA Standards Document out for Public Comment Agents press for e-book escalators Civility on the way out? Dogs and Freight Elevators Water and Explosion Proof Elevator Presentation Escalator inspection record woeful – Editorial Facts overlooked in escalator editorial Falling elevator hurts 2 at high school Mechanical failure cited in elevator’s free fall – A17.3 anyone? Interesting Elevator Destination Dispatch Presentation Help: Elevator in Brownstone Metro Fires Technicians who left escalator hatch open, injuring rider Low rise MRL recently released in North American Market Nun stuck in elevator for days MTA Speeds up repairs to Queens Escalator Twitter and your elevator speech Repairman’s head caught between elevator doors RFP: Elevator preventive maintenance; GA RI escalator inspections up to date Space Tourism Turns Ten – are we any closer? Upcoming elevator conferences & trade shows Voice recognition elevators Escalator inspections spottytraining, training, training! Two trapped in elevator after boat knocks out power Autodesk helps create ‘Ropeless’ elevator for US Navy Cable and elevator services still affected after fire Forget Ebay when buying or selling old elevator parts Trip on escalator lands in court – INTERESTING! Mall to increase security after elevator robbery