Sanya carries out an overall inspection of all escalators in public places
Recently, Sanya has launched a comprehensive inspection of the escalator of train station and public places to ensure the safety in the wake of a fatal escalator accident in Beijing, reports xinhuanet.com.
The inspection results showed OTIS 513 MPE-type escalator ordered to be suspended across the country by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) has not yet found in Sanya. Most of the escalators in public places are in fairly good condition.
More than 300 units in Sanya have equipped with the escalators and most of them are concentrated in the shopping malls, hotels, airport and train station.
Officials have ordered escalator operators to carry out self-inspection to ensure safety.
Local officials also reminded people to be careful when using escalator and elevator in public places, especially in the rush hour.
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