The Americans with Disabilities Act (or ADA for short) is a law signed in 1990 by President Bush in an effort to protect the civil rights of the disabled. It was crafted with a similar nod to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which proclaimed it illegal to discriminate against anyone for race, religion, sex,… Read more »
Adjusting to Changing Safety Policies
As the CDC and government update and adjust safety guidelines for elevators, here’s what you need to know and how to adjust. Particularly during the pandemic, elevator safety was called into question due to the confined spaces where germs could spread more readily. Many safety protocols have been put in place to ensure elevators are… Read more »
Complying with the ADA: How to Make Sure Your Business is Accessible
The ADA is short for the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by then-President Bush back in 1990. It was crafted to protect the civil rights of those with disabilities — similar to the rights protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (this act made it illegal to discriminate against anyone due to… Read more »
What Makes an Elevator Safe?
There are many safety standards elevators have to adhere to in order to remain in operation. The elevator cables play a big role in the safety of an elevator, but there are many other components that factor in. Elevator cars are held up by thick steel cables, with between six and eight per car. Because… Read more »