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Resource ID: #11001
Subject: City Government
Source: Boston Globe
Date: Dec. 4-6



The Boston Globe investigates the safety of elevators and finds that crippling accidents and deaths occur frequently, inspections are not done as often and as thoroughly as they should, and the industry was free from federal supervision. As a result of the series, the states Public Safety Commissioner ordered a major overhaul of the inspection system and punishment for inspectors who were not doing their jobs.

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