Elevator Safety Tips - Elevator and Escalator Safety
Elevators safely transport millions of people every day. The State of Maryland makes every effort to ensure your safety and is proud of its Elevator Safety record. YOU can help make that safety record even better by following these few simple rules.
USE care when entering and exiting
WATCH for closing doors
DO NOT force goods and materials into the elevator car
DO NOT try to exit a stuck elevator.
REMAIN calm and use the in-car emergency devices (telephone, alarm bell).
Help Is On The Way
STOW away umbrellas, portfolios and especially your keys
IN CASE OF FIRE, USE THE STAIRS
For additional information, contact:
Division of Labor and Industry
Elevator and Escalator Safety
10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160
Hunt Valley, MD 21031.
Emergency telephone number:
Eastern/Southern Maryland: 240-705-9374
Western/Northern Maryland: 410-995-8116