Elevator dos and don'ts

Elevator dos

Using elevators properly helps ensure a safe and comfortable ride for everyone. Follow these simple guidelines to prevent injuries and enhance safety. Read more about elevator don'ts »

Image_Elevator safety tips - wait next ride If the car is full, be patient and wait for the next ride. Do not overload and exceed elevator capacity. Image_Elevator safety tips - walk to back of car When you enter the elevator, walk to the back of the car, face forward and keep away from the doors.
Image_Elevator safety tips - children Children must always be accompanied by an adult, and their hands should be held for the duration of the ride. Pets should be kept close on the leash. Image_Elevator safety tips - watch step Watch your step when entering or exiting the elevator, as it may not be level with the ground.
Image_elevator safety tips - unusual If you notice something unusual about the elevator, e.g. broken mirror or noise, inform the facility management or the maintenance company. Image_elevator safety tips - push button Use the door opening button to hold a car for another person.

Elevator don'ts

Being observant and acting sensibly can prevent elevator injuries. Do not use the elevator during an emergency situation, but use the stairs instead. Do not transport large items in the elevator, or use it as a play area. Do not attempt to keep the doors open or to get out without help if you become trapped inside.

Do not use elevators in case of fire or other emergency. Do not play in or around an elevator.
Do not attempt to keep doors open by placing objects or body parts in their way. Use button to open the door instead. If trapped in the elevator, press the alarm button and wait for the service center to help. Do not attempt to get out on your own.
Image_elevator safety tips - unusual Do not overload or exceed elevator capacity when you are moving heavy or large items. Look for a service or a freight elevator or use the stairs instead.

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