Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three

NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.

To celebrate Building Safety Month, the National Elevator Industry Inc. (NEII) is sharing an infographic highlighting three key pillars of elevator and escalator safety. Mirroring the qualities of the strongest shape in nature — the triangle — NEII illustrates the impact and importance of code development, innovation, and reliability for elevators and escalators. These three pillars work in tandem to create safe, efficient, and resilient buildings and urban spaces.

building transportation codesEach May, the International Code Council (ICC) hosts the annual Building Safety Month campaign to reinforce the necessity of adopting modern building codes and to educate individuals, families, and businesses on the process for creating safe and sustainable structures.

NEII is a national trade association for the elevator and escalator industry, providing advocacy, codes and safety expertise, and industry research. Its members install, maintain, and/or manufacture elevators, escalators, moving walks, and other building transportation products. NEII’s membership includes Fujitec America, Inc., KONE, Inc., Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., Otis Elevator Company, Schindler Elevator Corporation, Thyssenkrupp Elevator Company, and several other companies across the country.