Flashcards in Elevators Deck (40):
Stuck in elevator: Fire, injury, panic. FIP
Most frequent cause of elevator malfunction ?
Power removal: Lt Annette sent Fr Hayes to shut power to the A car before people were removed from car?
F. Dispatch 2 members to shut pwr
Top hatch removal: who determines order of removal ?
Member in the car
Planks of sufficient __' or longer should be used as a bridge between cars ?
6'. Secure each passenger with LSR & assist them to rescue car
Slide type door: what is preferred f/e method ?
6 sty bld with an elevator that serves the basement - counterweight is on 1st floor. Where is stalled car?
Primary removal - power off or on?
Performed w/o turning power off.
Two types of primary removal 1. Checking electrical contacts 2. Fire service. What order are they done?
Order in which they are tried is not important.
Checking electrical contacts. If passenger activates emergency stop button will this work?
No. Must have passenger deactivate emergency stop button for 'checking electrical contacts' to work.
Primary removal - fire service - will this over ride emergency stop button?
Yes Phase 1 will over ride emergency stop button.
Telephone # of mechanic is required to be posted in the machinery room near the elevator pwr switch?
Secondary or emergency removal power must be removed?
True. Dispatch two members to elevator machinery room. Remain at power switch for duration of operation
Machinery room may be located in these 3 places?
1. Top of shaft 2. Bottom of shaft 3. Two floors above top floor serviced by elevator
When passengers are removed from a car between floors they should be taken ?
Up & out if practical
Elevator car has a two speed system commonly found in buildings over 10 stories, the following procedures may work:
-if emergency stop button activated have passengers deactivate it
-have members shut power to stuck car & turn it back on again **if car is to restart it will do so w/i 10sec
Hinge type door: depress the roller. Sliding - ?
Push up locking arm
Max of __ FF on roof of car?
Max of two. Secured with LSR.
Terminal floor is the lowest landing above the street floor of any elevator that does not serve the street lobby floor also known as ?
The key switch is required to be within __ of the lobby call button?
Lobby keyed switch: the normal & firemen service position in the keyed switch permit removal of the key, the key not removable in door open T/F?
One a car is in fireman service it cannot be overridden by the lobby keyed switch?
Elevator car keyed switch: the key can be removed in HOLD position & firemen service position?
Hold - removable. Key NOT removable in the car when in fire service position.
Elevators are automatically recalled what two times?
-elevator landing smoke detector
-water flow from a sprinkler system
If phase 1 has been initiated before arrival & all elevator doors are closed - if automatically recalled - do what?
Place the lobby keyed switch to 'door open'
During phase 1 recall - the emergency stop button will be rendered ?
Phase 1 recall its inoperative.
Phase 2: as soon as the elevator car begins to move press ?
If call cancel does not work?
Immediately select next safe floor & hit door open & leave car. Noticy IC car is OOS
Door open button press?
Constantly. Hold it.
Once a car is placed in phase 2 it will remain in f/s even if lobby is taken out?
Emergency stop button inoperative in phase 2? T/F
False. Phase 2 emergency stop button inoperative
Fire is __ floor or below units should avoid elevator?
7th or below avoid elevator. 8 & up take it
Do not use an elevator in a bank which services the fire floor if a lower bank of elevators reaches within __ floors of the fire floor?
Within 5 floors
Fire on 16th floor. Access stairs go from 15-16th floors. Bank A 1-10, Bank B 11-20. Take what bank to where?
Take B to 13th floor.
Not more then __ members in an elevator car?
Not more then 6.
Elevator should be stopped every __ floors?
Every 5 precautionary stops. **Before leaving the lobby & at each precautionary stop direct flashlight up between elevator car & hoistway shaft to determine accumulation of smoke in shaft
"You are here" checked?
First & last precautionary stop
In extreme emergency what can be used to slide down to floor below?
Dept hose. Hoseline on floor below can be used to protect people - 30 deg fog
Single blind hoist way emergency access openings shall be provided every __ but not more then __'?
Every third floor but not more then 36'