Safety for Sales People and Managers When Surveying for Maintenance or Modernization, produced by the Vertical Initiative for Elevator Escalator Women(VIEEW)
"Never trust that the person you are working with knows how to test all the safety features when surveying an elevator. Always make sure your company knows where you are when surveying elevator equipment" - Martha Hulgan, QEI
This brochure lists some helpful safety guidelines to stay safe on the job site while surveying or inspecting elevator equipment.
Safety topics and locations discussed include:
1. Dressing for the job
2. Performing a mental "Job Hazard Analysis" (JHA)
3. Machine Room
4. Car Tops
6. Construction Sites
Packet of 10 are $15.00 and one third of all sales go to the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF), a gift from the VIEEW (Vertical Initiative for Elevator Escalator Women). For information on the EESF, visit their website at eesf.org.
The VIEEW's mission statement is: "Women in the Vertical Transportation Industry helping each other through communication and education."
Disclaimer: The suggestions made in this booklet are based on procedures learned while attending safety training and suggestions of safety professionals in the industry. Your company may require additional procedures not listed. These should be considered minimum recommendations.