Our customers and their customers should be able to travel from Floor A to Floor B feeling safe and secure. Encourage passengers to follow these guidelines when using the elevator:
Safety Tips for Daily Use
In the Event of an Elevator Emergency
Did you know that an industrial cleaner can be an elevator’s worst enemy? It’s a surprising fact but true. Many of the products used by a building’s maintenance staff actually promote corrosion and lead to early internal mechanical failure. So it is best to shelve these products and keep them away from an elevator’s components. Also, did you know that overloading an elevator accelerates the wear and tear on internal components and mechanisms?
General rule of thumb: avoid transporting anything that weighs over one quarter of the elevator’s total maximum capacity (for a max capacity of 2,500 lbs. that is approximately equivalent to 4 grown men).
When Trouble Arises...
Power Tech technicians are available around the clock, but, in some cases, your maintenance team may be able to perform a few quick and simple checks, troubleshoot the problem and get your elevator operating once again without needing our assistance. We encourage our customers to inspect their units daily and log the elevator’s operation to help explain the problem and simplify troubleshooting.
Things to consider:
Before calling a technician, run through this short list of troubleshooting checkpoints: