2013 April Maintaining Elevators and Escalators in the Transit Environment Pt.2
SPECIAL NOTICE: Please check each course for verification of approval before purchasing. This test is based on the article, Maintaining Elevators and Escaltors in the TransitEnvironment, Part 2 published in the April 2013 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.. Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- Although the equipment in many transit systems is old and, in many cases, in poor condition, the situation can be reversed
- Knowing the true condition of each piece of equipment is critical in the process of developing a plan outlining what needs to be done to bring the equipment back to a state of good repair
- How a solid maintenance program is developed and what it entails
- How the elevator/escalator modernization program should fit into the transportation authority's master capital plan
- How performance indicators can help yet also damage transit authorities
- That open communication with the press and public is one of the most important things a transit authority can do with regrards to its maintenance and modernization/upgrade programs
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