4. Technical Seminar on Lift Maintenance and Safety ( 31st Aug 2002 )

SLECMA held its first Lift Maintenance and Safety Seminar, ' Lift Maintenance & You ' on 31st Aug 2002 at the Pan Pacific, Singapore. The seminar is well attended by more than 250 property owners, MCST members, managing agents and property professionals. The seminar was open by our Guest of Honour, Dr Teo Ho Pin, Mayor of North West CDC and MP for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC. Many of the participants have found the seminar and exhibits informative and useful.

Full Text of the Opening Address by Dr Teo Ho Pin, Mayor of North West CDC, MP for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC


1. Vertical Transportation

Brief introduction of the conventional lift system. What makes a lift work safely?

2. Regulating Lift Safety
Take a brief look at Regulations and Standards governing lifts in Singapore. What qualifies a contractor, an engineer to undertake lift works.

3. Essence of Maintenance

What goes into an engineer or technician to be proficient in lift maintenance ? Is lift maintenance a one-man job ? Can any one person  be the know all and be all ? What discipline is essential for lift maintenance to attain a professional level

4. Improving Passenger Safety

International customer satisfaction survey inevitably report that passenger safety is extremely important. What should your lift company be doing to ensure that your lift is safe ? What should your building management do to ensure that your lifts are safe ? And, what should lift passengers do to ensure that they are safe ?

5. Myths and Truth on Lift Maintenance

Can maintenance improve lift performance ? Who has a larger stake in good maintenance practice ? Is good/bad maintenance visible ?

6 Lift Maintenance - Duty of Care & Legal Responsibility

Who shall bear the criminal and or civil liabilities for failure to maintain the lift in a state of good repair and safe condition ?

You can view the presentation material on Regulating Lift Safety and Lift Maintenance - Duty of Care & Legal Responsibility by clicking on the subject headings above. If you are interested to obtain the full proceedings of the seminar including the video clips, photos and graphics, etc , you can obtain a copy of the CD at S$20.00. Please contact Mr Quah Eng Hing at quaheh@chevalier.com.sg or Tel : 68407230 to make the purchase.

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