Safety is a fundamental value of Schindler. It is implicit in our products and services and in the way we work. We do not compromise on the safety and health of our Customers and on those who work for our business.
Today's elevator systems adhere to strict safety codes and standards and incorporate a wide variety of features designed to help reduce the chance of accidents and to give passengers a quick, dependable ride. Some of the numerous safety features offered include:
Door sensors and closing devices
Hoistway door interlocks and safety switches
Emergency evacuation feature
Emergency alarm switches
Emergency telephones or communications devices
Emergency power and lighting
Fire emergency systems
Escalators & Moving Walks
Today's escalators and moving walks are designed to adhere to strict safety code requirements, and incorporate a variety of safety features designed to encourage proper ridership and prevent accidents.
Some of the safety features offered include:
Sensors to trigger automatic shutdown if a component is outside of its normal position
Skirt Brushes to help prevent objects from being caught in the escalator