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Expert Session 7: trapped passengers in elevators

In the Liftinstituut Expert Sessions, a series of short video discussions, experts from all over the world share their knowledge, experience and views on different vertical-transportation subjects. Viewers involved with elevator and escalator safety, including inspectors, engineers and repair/maintenance technicians, will find discussions of topical interest in each new video.

Theme of the seventh episode: trapped passengers in elevators


  • Bob Kolkman, product manager LiftAcademy at Liftinstituut

Main topics:

  • How big is the problem of getting stuck in an elevator? Is there worldwide date available?
  • How can we help passengers to avoid dangerous situations and/or stay calm?
  • Are there any dangers involved for passengers when stuck in an elevator?

WATCH EXPERT SESSION 7: Trapped passengers in elevators


14/10/21 Episode 1: Safety Inspections: the optimal interval

28/10/21 Episode 2: The Integral Safety Vision

11/11/21 Episode 3: Brexit - consequences for the industry

 25/11/21 Episode 4: IoT (Internet of Things) in the elevator industry

09/12/21 Episode 5: Elevators and cybersecurity

15/01/22 Episode 6: Use of elevators in fire rescue


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