hoistway door

hoistway door

A door between an elevator shaft or hoistway and the floor landing, normally closed except when the elevator is stopped at the floor for passengers or freight.
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When a stalled elevator is at or near the floor, the hoistway door should be opened with the unlocking key, if there is a key slot in the door.
This is allowed if the facility installs smoke detectors in locations including: at each floor serviced by the elevator in the lobby or landing adjacent to the hoistway doors; in the associated elevator machine room: and in the elevator hoistway where sprinklers are located in the hoistway.
The Buildings Department has received 29 elevator-related complaints and issued 9 violations for elevator problems, including improper fuses and worn door gibs on hoistway doors.