Which elevators in the U.S. are the most dangerous?
By JEFFREY KIRK | 05/07/18 01:23:57When it comes to elevators, the Rocky Mountain region is considered a top dog.
Elevators are more dangerous in the area than any other region in the country.
There are an estimated 4,600 elevators on U.s. roads and state highways, according to the U, and the U S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) estimates that the number of deaths related to elevator accidents in the Rocky Mountains are 10 times higher than in the rest of the country combined.
In 2015, at least 21 people died from elevator crashes in the metro Denver metro area, according the Denver Post.
Elevator fatalities in the entire U. S. have been on the rise since 2013.
It’s the only state with a higher death toll from elevators than the U., according to data from the National Elevator Safety Network.
In the U of A, the number is only 2.4 per 100,000 people.
That number is much higher than the national average of 2.03 per 100 people, according a 2015 report from the University of Minnesota, which found that the metro area’s elevators are the least safe of any metro area in the nation.
According to the University’s website, elevators account for up to one-fifth of all vehicle collisions in the region.
In a 2016 report, the University said it identified 622 elevator fatalities in U. s. counties from 2005 to 2019, and that elevators were involved in just under 3,000 of these collisions.
The U. of A also reported a rate of 3,200 deaths and 1,000 injuries related to elevator accidents in 2020.
That’s higher than for the national rate of 1,973 deaths and 907 injuries, according an article from the Associated Press.
The rate of fatalities from elevator crashes in 2016 in the Denver metro region was twice as high as the national national rate, according data from Rocky Mountain Institute, a nonprofit research group that studies the impact of elevators.
According to the institute, the national total is about 5,000.
It’s not just the elevators that are at risk.
Elevating trucks, including commercial elevators and emergency vehicles, are also at risk, according U. States Department of Energy data.
The average U. state truck size was 5,872 feet, according US Department of Agriculture data.
In recent years, a number of state legislatures have introduced bills that would require elevators to be inspected before they can be used.
A bill that would have required the state to inspect elevators for safety and compliance with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) was passed in the state of Montana, according Tooele County Sheriff Steve Clark.
The proposed bill would have made the safety of elevator drivers a priority for the state and federal regulators, Clark said.
Clark said that the bill was brought forward as a precaution against accidents involving elevators being a factor in the accident, but that it did not have any real impact on safety in the community.
“There is a lot of safety concerns around elevators,” he said.
“The only thing that I can say is, don’t be stupid.”
In Denver, the bill would require an inspection of elevations before they could be used for commercial transportation.
In Montana, the state requires an inspection before the vehicles are used to transport people.
In Colorado, a state law requires that an inspection be conducted if an elevator is to be used to move more than 10 people or if the operator is to operate an elevator for more than two hours.
The U. states Elevator Law and Safety Standards Act of 2015 requires an elevator operator to be trained in how to safely operate an elevators safety equipment.