Category Archives: Safety Discussion

Brake Monitor Switch Explanations for all NYCHA Controllers


Under deal, New York City Housing Authority will fix its busted elevators within 24 hours of learning lift is out of service

Print Susan Watts/New York Daily News Disabled resident at 415 W. 25th St., part of the elevator lawsuit brought against NYCHA. Marc A. Hermann for New York Daily News Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Thousands of city Housing Authority tenants

Otis Gen2 Elevator Video: These have no machine room as everyting from machine to controller is located in shaft

Inside look at NYPD ‘vertical patrols’ through gun-ridden housing project

  Critics who blast the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy should try tagging along with cops who do “vertical patrols” — crime sweeps in the city’s most dangerous, gun-ridden housing projects. Two of New York’s Finest assigned to the perilous detail spent

Housing Authority Caretaker Foils Rape: Urges for More Security in Projects

A Caretaker who fought off an attempted rape at a Housing Authority project in Queens said that increased security at more-dangerous projects could help prevent future assaults. Lasheyi Carrington, who works at the South Jamaica Houses, while walking down her

Fox 5 News Elevator Safety Report 5-22-12

    NYC elevator dangers Email More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on facebook Share on twitter Print Posted: May 22, 2012 10:03 PM EDTUpdated: May 22, 2012 10:51 PM EDT   MYFOXNY.COM – Most of use an elevator every day and don’t

Unsecured Elevator Machine Doors/Elevator Checks Subsequent to Restoration of Service Downloads

Please download/print and place these letters in every motor room to remind yourself and any other elevator personal  the procedure for returning a elevator to service and unsecured motor room .

After a Decade and Two Deaths, the City Council Gets Serious About Elevator Safety

  Elisha Otis demonstrating his first elevator. How much has changed?   The hearing room was full and the overflow room was overflowing at the New York City Council’s offices at 250 Broadway this afternoon. Maybe it was the fact

Licensing Push After 2 Deaths from Elevators

  Elevator technicians would have to be licensed to work in New York City under legislation proposed at a public hearing on Monday and written in response to two elevator deaths in Manhattan in the last four months. Connect with

Christine Quinn proposes elevator-safety rules: Bill would require city to license elevator mechanics

CITY COUNCIL Speaker Christine Quinn announced legislation Monday to boost elevator safety following the horrifying death of ad exec Suzanne Hart last year. In an effort to prevent future tragedies, the City Council plans to introduce a bill that would