City Council Considers Elevator Safety Legislation

City Council Considers Elevator Safety Legislation



The City Council is considering two new elevator safety bills. One would require certification for mechanics, and the other would require elevators to be equipped with extra safety mechanisms.

The proposed legislation is prompted by the tragic death of the advertising executive who was killed last December when the elevator she was entering at her Madison Avenue office building shot upward unexpectedly, with the doors still open.

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