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Moscow lifts are dangerous to life

November 1 2007

Russia has seriously faced the problem of elevators - four of the existing long worked his term. Informs the press service of RTN. And this problem can not decide which year.

"Out of 440 thousand elevators in the country, 24% worked normative life, the tendency of the aging fleet of lift in the near future is growing rapidly due to the large amount of housing in the period from 1968 to 1995" - said in a press service .

According to a report early this year as a result of accidents in elevators killed six people. The main causes of PE are still poor maintenance and repair of elevators, the violation of instructions, low-skilled staff, failure of electric locks and automatic door locks of mine.

Also in Rostekhnadzor noted that the elevators do not always have contact with controllers. In particular, in St. Petersburg, about 48% of elevators in residential buildings are not dispatched. Office also expressed concern about the quality of expert organizations, conducting examinations of elevators.

In addition, Rostekhnadzor calls to stop as soon as the practice of concluding agreements between expert organizations and organizations operating elevators.

"In this case, engineering centers (expert organizations) are transformed into service TCI these organizations and can not represent the owners of elevators enough objective information about the technical condition of elevators," - said in a statement.

Note that a year ago the situation was the same. And even the statistics on the elevator with an expired service life since then has not changed, according to True. Ru

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