2017.11.12

November 12-18 is National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week

Each year, National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week is celebrated the second full week of November in the United States and Canada. This annual event, started by the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF), promotes public safety awareness. While safety is a year round priority here at Schindler, this week is especially important as we look to generate public safety awareness for our industry's equipment.

Safe-T-Riders program for grade school children

If you have a child in grade school, please encourage them to visit the Safe-T-Riders website. Here they can learn about safe riding habits in a fun online program that includes the superhero characters Safe T Boy and Safe T Girl. The website has games, trivia and a printable certificate.

Rise Up Safe Rider program for colleges

Know someone in college? Have them check out EESF's Rise Up Safe Rider program for colleges and universities. Here they can download safety tips for elevators, escalators and moving walks, and more.