This is a hard one! In a building’s lobby, some number (N) of people get on an elevator that goes to some number (M) of floors. There may be more people than floors, or more floors than people. Each person is equally likely to choose any floor, independently of one another. When a floor button… Read More “Can you solve this elevator puzzle?”
Safe Hoisting Operations: 1. Read the Elevator Manufacturer’s Operating and Elevator Maintenance instructions. 2. Be familiar with operating controls, procedures, and warnings on the elevator materials. 3. Make sure that the elevator equipment is securely attached to a suitable support before applying load. 4. Maintain firm footing or be otherwise secured when operating unit. 5…. Read More “17 Steps To Ensure Safe Hoisting Operations”
Happy Friday! Notice anything off about this photo? The thirteenth floor is a designation of a level of a multi-level building that is often omitted in countries where the number 13 is considered unlucky. Omitting the 13th floor may take a variety of forms; the most common include denoting what would otherwise be considered the thirteenth floor as level 14, giving the… Read More “Happy Friday!”
Elevator Traveling Cables, the Lost Art Laying out an elevator travel cable for connectivity consists of more than simply the size of the wire. What this means is that when the cable numbered wires are designated, an elevator mechanic should think in terms of safety. The point is that two wires in the safety circuit… Read More “Elevator Traveling Cables, the Lost Art”
Great to see members of the Bay State Elevator Team helping families in need throughout Key West Florida. Here’s a couple of photo’s shared by construction manager Scott Wood.
Working in the elevator trade requires choosing the correct eye and face protection for a variety of situations. Use this handy chart to help you choose the right to of protection for various types of work. Eye and Face Protection Selection Chart Source Assessment of Hazard Protection Impact – Chipping, grinding, machining, masonry work, wood… Read More “Eye and Face Protection Selection Chart”