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Elevator Radio Show 504 – Week 5/9/2018

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On today’s program I get to get to share an experience I had regarding an elevator from 1934, an accident and the problem with building/elevator owners who simply won’t invest in there elevators. So what’s the moral of the story? When you’re a cheap ass slumlord with no intention of investing in your buildings there’s a good chance someone is going to get hurt or worse lose their life.  As contractors, inspectors, consultants and manufacturers we all need to take steps to make sure these people understand the ramifications of not maintaining, repairing and/or upgrading their elevators could lead too which is injury or worse. 

Post: December 30th, 2009: ERS-2009-12-30 #186 Show Notes

Click Here to download ERS-2009-12-30 #186 Happy New Year! Fewer news stories on the show today as we end the year. I’ve got to do a year in review show. I say that every year but forget about it until December. That will be my new year’s resolution for 2010.  Today on the show we’re giving away some more hard cold cash plus some great goodies from the following companies. Looking back it’s been a fun year. Have fun celebrating the end of a decade!

Thanks to the following companies who have donated goodies to our end of the month prize pack! Fujitec America, GAL, The National Association of Elevator Contractors, The National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities, The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, COMPANY SRL, Peelle, C.J. Anderson, Truxes, EMS Group, Elevator Bob’s Elevator Pictures, Minnesota Elevator, ElevatorGear.com, ElevatorShack.com, ElevatorU.org, Elevator World Magazine, Elevator Cab Renovations & The Elevator Preservation Blog.

News Links: Access issues trip up stairs project, St. Paul MN Commission approves elevator for clerk office Idiot takes video of elevator prank Courthouse to close for three days Dana Point’s Beach elevator open this weekend There are crazier people out there than me Elevator down at complex for elderly despite $5 million in stimulus Giving Metro escalator a rest could curtail failures Happy Holidays From EW, fun game link too Hey Metra, fix my elevator Teen who fell over escalator, still in coma Cool Old C.J. Anderson elevator equipment on Flickr Basically the biggest elevator in the world…. NY Lawsuit: Disabled woman must slide down stairs Teen in hospital after fall from railing Are broken elevators against the law…interesting Short and Sweet elevator update EU Forum Back Online! Delhi Metro Rail Website teaches how to ride escalator Is there a chance of surviving in an elevator during a tornado Lowville Academy project falls behind schedule New CTA Elevators to go into service Parents must use caution with kids on escalators School urged to install elevator Toddler slips out of grandfather’s arms, dies Stuck in elevator and missed flight…. SearchMedia Holdings Limited announces repurchase program