They cover elevators: history, types, and system; safety and hoistway door
entry guidelines; incident types and management guidelines; case studies and lessons learned; escalators: history, system, safety, philosophy, and features; and the future.
E: SmarTork's Elevator Hoistway Door Reel Closer overcomes wind velocities and air pressurization build-up in elevator shafts with its helical groove design.
A: Elevator Door Skins are for elevator car and hoistway doors in materials, finishes, and patterns that can match LEVELe and CabForms elevator interiors.
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