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Post: March 30th, 2011: ERS-2011-03-30 #247 Show Notes

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It’s our end of the month prize pack giveaway everyone!  There’s $100 on the line along with some great goodies that will be given away at the end of the show today. To become eligible to win simply sign up for our e-newsletter. On top of the elevator news videos I’ve been putting out online, I’ve got another week full with commentary and articles. Plus I get to get up on my soap box today regarding a couple of articles that are in the show notes. Special thanks to NAESA International and James Runyan for allowing me permission to reprint his article.  Another great article comes from San Francisco where an elevator company says enough is enough to an alleged slum lord who refuses to make the necessary steps to make sure his elevators are safe. Now that's what I call being an elevator advocate!

Special thanks to the companies who have donated goodies to the prize pack giveaway!

Fujitec America, GAL, The National Association of Elevator Contractors, The National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities, The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, Peelle, C.J. Anderson, Truxes, EMS Group, Elevator Bob’s Elevator Pictures, Minnesota Elevator,,,, Elevator World Magazine, Elevator Cab Renovations, The Elevator Preservation Blog, ECS Corporation, Parts Specialists &

News/Article Links: A17.3 Safety Code for Existing Elevators – Why not? Lawsuit lays out activist’s death by elevator Adjusting a tension sheave Elevator installed in church Boy’s foot crushed in escalator, uncle named suspect? - WTF? Boy’s heart donated after escalator accident Chicago Cruise Date Set – Register/Sponsor Today HUGE STORY! Elevator company slams alleged arsonist Elevator Video aims to take web video to new heights New Abbot School elevator subject to approval Japan Quake: More on how Otis rose to the challenge Metro Report: Object lodged on escalator caused collapse More than 60 people injured on escalator at China Zoo EW Unplugged: Photo of the week Work to resume at Sanford Underground Lab Installation of escalators temporarily halted College elevator pitch competition results Seabrook nuclear power plant elevator smokes Otis Japan Key Figures Reactive elevator pushbuttons Facebook symbols and elevator buttons join forces Can you identify this old part? If so there’s a shirt in it for you! Making old elevators look new! Escalator jerked, lawsuit filed Lack of elevator service leaves city hall without ADA access

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Post: July 8th, 2009: ERS-2009-08-08 #165 Show Notes

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It was great to see those of you who came out for the EESF Chicago Cruise last week. I was impressed at the support from many of you who traveled near and far to support the EESF! I personally would like to send a warm thank you to everyone who helped make the event a success! We raised enough money to educate over 56,000 kids. We look forward to next year’s event when we hope it will be a little bit warmer and sunnier! Light on content this week but a couple of articles worthy of sharing with your colleagues. Next week there will be no show as I’ll be on vacation. I’m looking forward to a week off in the Northwood’s of Wisconsin where I’ll be enjoying the great outdoors with my family. Thanks for listening to the show today everyone, be safe out there!

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News Links: On the elevator with the CEO and yourself Toddler sneaks onto elevator, freaks out mom Space Elevator Games official poster Student invents energy efficient escalator that transports wheelchairs State report indentifies broken elevator part Elevator access control solution Interesting photo Moon Towers elevator project causes confusion Me? An authority of vertical transportation? LISTSERV Archives, Pit, OSHA, Confusion Improved genetic algorithm used in elevator group control system Horse rides up Calgary Tower elevator Highest Iranian escalator in Tehran Subway 4th Line Elevator fire sends office workers into street Elevator fall victim in critical condition Elevator crash in Saudi cuts off OFW’s leg Daily News readers raised $20,000 to help injured cat Condition monitoring system to be installed in Heathrow Bachelorette party saved from elevator The elevator conversation sandwich Uncle John and the Screw – Thank goodness for insurance companies ThyssenKrupp Elevator Competition Subway escalators are on an upswing – NYC goes after developers Man tumbles on escalator DC Metro, Stimulus Funding and Union Issues Leading developer selects energy-efficient Otis products for China Projects Killing Elevators, not a joking matter! 1910 Otis Elevator For Sale