Safety seminar praised by chief inspector of lifts
A one-day seminar on lift safety was recently organised in Mumbai by TAK & Associates, independent consultants for vertical transportation. The event was held at the Public Works Department of Maharashtra state, the statutory body for lift codes and inspections, on June 29th and was supported by T L Jones India, suppliers of lift safety & information systems.
A team of 16 lift inspectors, along with the chief inspector of lifts, Mr Sontakke, attended the seminar. PVN Marar and TAK Mathews, from TAK & Associates, presented papers on approaches to installation, and inspection of electric traction lifts. Dinesh Musalekar, general manager of TL Jones India, examined the different types of door protection and emergency communication systems available for lifts, as well as the latest worldwide trends.
Commenting on the seminar, Mr. Sontakke said: “It was indeed a very knowledgeable and effective training session which will keep our team of inspectors alert to the critical checks involved in lift inspection and also in touch with the latest technological trends in the lift industry”.
Mr Sontakke also complimented TAK Mathews on his certification as a qualified elevator inspector (QEI) by NAESAI , in accordance with the requirements of ASME.