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Elevator Operator Training Contents Hazards Recordable Injury Types of Elevators Inspections Check List Authorized Operator Load capacity Types of Emergency
Hazards Employees using elevators may be exposed to these hazards: T rips Falls Pinch points Muscle Strains Line of fire hazards
Recordable Injury It was during the last descent down the structure that a team member caught his right hand between the elevator doors, as he was attempting to close the elevator and place it back into service. Incorrect Method For Closing Elevator Door!
Type of elevators Remember, all elevators are not built the same. Elevator features and operation may vary from one elevator to another.
Inspection Employees will no longer be allowed to operate an elevator without the approval of their supervisor. Supervisor will designate an employee to operate the elevator. Short service workers are not allowed to operate elevator. Supervisor and operator will do a thorough inspection prior to use.
Elevator Pre shift Inspection Checklist Do elevator doors have attached straps or handles? Control buttons appear in place? Does the elevator state the maximum load capacity? Are you authorized to operate the elevator? Did you answer "YES" to the above questions? Ask yourself the following questions to help check that the elevator is approved for use. A “no” answer to any above item equals a safety concern. Contact your supervisor before using the elevator.
Authorized Elevator Operator Operator will be the only person to close and open the doors. Operator will not allow anyone to help or assist him when handling the doors.
Authorized elevator operator “Must use the nylon straps to open or close the doors”.
Elevator Doors "Never open elevator doors while elevator is moving, wait until the Elevator comes to a complete stop before opening the doors".
Elevator Load Capacity Don’t over load the elevator. Obey the Elevators Maximum load capacity. Don’t allow too many people inside the elevator.
Types of Emergency Power failure. Malfunction of control components. Activation of safety equipment. "Push red emergency button or use phone inside of car to get help/rescue”.
Elevator Operator Quiz 1. Anyone can use an elevator? True False 2. If the door is missing a nylon strap or a handle you can still use the elevator? True False 3. Elevator doors can be opened slightly while the elevator is in motion? True False 4. No one will be allowed to help the elevator operator open or close the doors? True False 5. Supervisor will perform a visual pre-shift inspection and function test before getting on elevator? True False