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Ontario looks to boost elevator availability

Publication date:
February 8, 2018
Article Summary: 

The blog discusses the Ontario government's plans to improve elevator availability in multi-story buildings, particularly condominiums. It explains that the government has proposed changes to the province's elevator regulations, including the introduction of new maintenance requirements and a new process for reporting elevator outages.

The blog highlights the need for improved elevator availability, particularly for seniors and individuals with disabilities who may rely on elevators for mobility. It also discusses the potential benefits of the proposed changes, including increased accountability for elevator maintenance and faster resolution of elevator outages.

The blog further discusses the potential challenges of implementing the proposed changes, such as the cost of upgrading existing elevators to meet the new maintenance requirements. It emphasizes the importance of working with experienced and qualified elevator contractors to ensure compliance with the new regulations.


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Ontario looks to boost elevator availability
February 8, 2018
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