Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation

The resource for rider safety education


MISSION: To educate the public to ride elevators, escalators and moving walks safely through informational programs.

Programs Available

SAFE-T RIDER (see video on an actual classroom presentation)

An Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walk Safety Program for Children

  • Aimed at young children - one of the most at risk groups
  • Introduced in the U.S. in 1991 and in Canada in 1993
  • Available in English, Spanish, French and Hindi
  • Program has reached over 8 million children, their parents and teachers since inception
  • Suggested implementation in the fall to reach children prior to the holiday season
  • Message is reaching parents. The most frequent parent comment is "I wasn't aware of that."
An online interactive website of the Safe-T Rider program is available at www.safetrider.org.

A SAFE RIDE

An Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walk Safety Guide for your family, your friends and you

  • Program for one of the most at risk groups, older adults
  • Program developed in cooperation with the renowned National Safety Council
  • Program consists of facilitator guide, handbooks and video. The handbook and video are available as stand alone pieces
  • Program is downloadable
An online interactive website of the A Safe Ride program is available at www.asaferide.org

NATIONAL ELEVATOR ESCALATOR SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK

One week dedicated to the promotion of Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walk safety for the public

  • Self Contained kit available for purchase that includes everything you need for your celebration
  • Celebration takes place the second full week in November each year
  • Program developed to increase elevator escalator safety education awareness
  • Program introduced in 1994 and since has expanded in virtually all locations to an audience of over 12 million riders
  • Program expanded to include Canada in 2006
  • Detailed "How To" Planning guide is available free of charge for volunteers
  • RISE UP SAFE RIDER

    An Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walk Safety program for University Students as well as malls, airports and transits.

  • Aimed at students on university campuses - an at-risk group
  • Introduced in 2009
  • Developed with the help of university students at Michigan State and Purdue
  • In affiliation with Elevator U
  • To educate the public on the safe and proper use of elevators, escalators and moving walks through informational programs

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