1/4 elevator in Shanghai breakdown frequently 141 thousand units has be the top of the world
According to the "Labor News", 1/4 elevators in Shanghai will over 15 years old in 5 years and the rate of breakdown keep raising.
15 dead in 5 years
At present, Shanghai has 141 thousand elevators; it’s the top of the world. There are 101 thousand passenger elevators. According to statistics, 1/4 elevators which has been use for 15 years will breakdown frequently.
From 2006 to 2011, there are 18 elevator accidents in Shanghai, 5 person died, 16 person injured. Only in 2011, there are 5 accidents and 6 person died. All these 18 accidents are caused by poor safety management.
Now the mainly problems are poor safety management, shortage of maintenance fund, malignant market competition and the decreasing maintenance persons’ technical ability.
The management of elevator is brought into general management
Aim to ageing and safety problems, the management of elevator is brought into the general management of residence community. The quality supervision department will in charge of the maintenance and supervision of highrise flats. It will raise market access requirements to maintain the quality of elevator. And it will establish a standard to make the elevator more safety.