TIPS FOR RIDING ELEVATOR SAFELY:
Your safety means everything to us. In our plants, at job sites, and trough promoting safety in community, we work hard to ensure that every passenger’s trip is safe and smooth. You can help by following these safety tips every time you ride.
When Approaching Elevators, Follow these Guidelines:
- Know about your destination.
- Push the elevator call button one for the direction you want to go.
- Look or listen for the signal announcing your car’s arrival.
- Stand aside for excising passengers. Wait for the next car if arrived car is full.
- Don’t try to stop closing doors with anything including hands, feet’s, canes, etc. wait for the next cabin car.
- Take the stairs if there is a fire or other situation that could lead to a disruption in electrical services.
When Entering & Exiting Elevators, Follow these Guidelines:
- Enter and Exit carefully. Passenger nearest to doors should move first.
- Once on board, quickly press the button for your floor and move to the back of the car to make room for other passengers.
- Hold children and pets firmly.
- Stand clear of the doors, keeping clothes and carry-owns away from the opening.
- Push and hold the “Door Open” button if doors need to be held open. Or ask someone to push the button for you.
When Riding on Elevators, Follow these Guidelines:
- Stand back from the doors.
- Hold the handrail, if available.
- Pay attention to the floor indicators and be prepared to exit at your destination.
- If the doors do not open when the elevator stops, push the “Door Open”
- If the doors still don’t open, ring the “Alarm” Button and /or use the telephone or intercom. Wait until qualified people can assist you.
Protect Yourself if the Elevator Stopped between Floors:
- Push or pull the “Alarm” button to call for assistance.
- Phone is for help, if it is available. An intercom or Hands-free phone may be available over there.
- Follow the instructions for their use.
- Do not force to open the elevator doors. Don’t attempt to leave the elevator.
- Be patient. Help is on the way. You are safe and there is a plenty of air. So relax and wait for help.