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Resource ID: #18663
Subject: Building Safety
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Date: July 7, 2002



In 2000, more than 9,000 people were injured on the nation's approximate 700,000 elevators. In Missouri, some elevators show signs of neglect and are flunking safety tests. A Post-Dispatch sampling of nearly 260 inspections conducted from May 2000 to March found an average of four violations per elevator.

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