Personal Elevator Tool Box Inspection

Personal Elevator Tool Box Inspection On an annual basis, elevator mechanics are encouraged to take the time to clean out their personal tool boxes or gang boxes. This exercise is a good idea for many reasons. It will assist the elevator mechanic in working more efficiently, neatly, and safely. The following steps should be followed during this… Read More “Personal Elevator Tool Box Inspection”

Changes to the Elevator Code Compliance Regulations Inspire a Safer Home Elevator

Changes to the Elevator Code Compliance Regulations Inspire a Safer Home Elevator HARRISBURG, Pa., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has revised the residential elevator safety code to incorporate a solution to the findings of a recent hazard analysis conducted by the ASME. The analysis showed a risk of child entrapment… Read More “Changes to the Elevator Code Compliance Regulations Inspire a Safer Home Elevator”

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday! Here’s a fun one to end the week on! #FridayFun #Elevators

ABC’s of Elevator Safety

ABC’s of Elevator Safety “A” is for Always Always wear approved elevator safety clothing, fall protection, protective eyewear, and hardhats. Always know the location and proper use of ALL elevator safety equipment. Always discard safety equipment that is not safe or expired, be sure to report it to your supervisor for replacement and proper disposal. “B” is for Be aware… Read More “ABC’s of Elevator Safety”

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Bay State Elevator Announces Strategic New Hire

Bay State Elevator Announces Strategic New Hire Bay State Elevator is proud to announce and welcome Courtney Gabis as the newest member to the Company’s Sales Department. Courtney will be responsible for developing elevator modernization opportunities and pursuing large maintenance accounts. She joins Bay State Elevator from Kone Inc. where she brings an experienced background… Read More “Bay State Elevator Announces Strategic New Hire”

Project Management Safety

Project Management Safety Here are three incidents from the past, experienced in an elevator service department. Incident #1 During an elevator service walk through multiple elevator companies attended. The site survey ended in the elevator machine room. A woman from another elevator company was with her mechanic holding a pen and notebook to take notes. The covers… Read More “Project Management Safety”

The Three Point Rule

The Three-Point Rule Working in the elevator trade, the threat of falling while mounting, dismounting or climbing a ladder is a sure way to getseriously hurt. An insurance industry study showed that falls from ladders were almost 25 percent worse than other types of fall injuries. Whether you are working in an elevator pit or in the… Read More “The Three Point Rule”