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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

1100 N. Eutaw Street - Room 601
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-2990
Fax: 410-333-7721
e-mail: dldlisafetyinspection-dllr@maryland.gov

Emergency telephone number: 410-767-2990