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“Another child dies in home elevator accident, days after regulators pushed for recall” – Washington Post

This animation, prepared by Engineering Systems Inc. for the Helvey family’s legal team, depicts how Jacob Helvey, at age 3, was trapped and badly hurt in a swing-door elevator accident.

Because of countless tragic incidents like this one and many more, we encourage homeowners and renters to know the dangers and take the necessary steps of precaution when operating and maintaining residential elevators and lifts. Please keep your equipment maintained and serviced on a regular basis, as well as making sure that your elevator equipment is up to standard code locally and national and as safe as it can possibly be to protect your loved ones.