- Safe rides. Lapierre, Ray // Buildings;Dec98, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p24
Provides information on how to ensure the safety of building tenants and visitors in elevators and escalators. Things to consider when ensuring elevator safety; Safety guides for small children; Group of escalator riders needing special attention; Safety precautions regarding elevators.
- Better Safe Than Sorry. Corcoran, John // Buildings;Mar2000, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p20
Presents tips that can help owners and managers of buildings with escalator or elevator systems improve safety and reduce the chances of accidents and litigation. Need to encourage safe ridership; Importance of watching the system's safety; Need to keep up with the housekeeping.
- EESF SETS RECORD WITH SAFE-T RIDER. // Elevator World;Oct2009, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p29
The article reports that the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) sent program materials to more than 515,629 North American children, a new record for its Safe-T Rider program for the 2008/2009 school year. The materials sent free of charge include a Digital Video Disc (DVD), an activity...
- EESF DATE CHANGES. // Elevator World;Jul2009, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p32
The article announces that the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) Annual General Membership Meeting (AGM) has been rescheduled for September 24, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. A decision was also made by the board of regents of the foundation to change its current fiscal year from the...
- ANOTHER EESF STORY. McDonald, Marie // Elevator World;Dec2011, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p16
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the 2011 Re-Call Backs, including the creation of the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, published in the September 2011 issue.
- Mississippi Elevator Safety Law Enters First Year. // Elevator World;Mar2014, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p18
The article announces the entry into the first year of the Elevator Safety Conveyance Act, a 2-part law that requires only qualified and licensed workers to install, repair and inspect equipment and to conduct annual safety checks on elevators and escalators, which was passed by the Mississippi...
- The American Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, Part 1. Gray, Lee // Elevator World;Aug2016, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p60
The article focuses on the American Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators prepared by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and need of increase in efforts to develop and coordinate national codes, an initiative led by the American Standards Engineering Committee (ASEC).
- Cracking The Code. Donoghue, Edward A. // Buildings;Feb2002, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators or ASME A17.1. Role of the National Elevator Industry Inc. in developing an index for elevator performance; Requirement for escalators without deflector devices under the ASME A17.1; Key...
- EESF Sets Highest Goal Ever. Freeland, Lee // Elevator World;May2008, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p94
The article discusses the highlights of the annual meeting of the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF), which took place on February 19-22, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. At the meeting, the EESF set a goal to increase the number of students reached by its program to 600,000 during the...