Safety in an elevator

Before you ride:

  • Stand aside for passengers exiting the elevator
  • Wait for the next car if elevator is full.
  • Do not try to stop a closing door.
  • Enter and exit carefully.  Pay attention if elevator and hall floors are not level.


  • Hold children firmly with one hand.
  • Supervise the conduct and activity of your children while riding the elevator -- especially if there are other passengers riding with you.

If there is an emergency:

  • Push or pull the alarm button for assistance.
  • If a telephone or intercom is available, follow the instruciton and contact help.
  • Do not pry open elevator doors.
  • Doi not try to leave an elevator unless advised by emergency or mechanical personnel.

If there is a fire:

  • Use the stairs. Do not use an elevator.