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Listen to Lucy

Elevator gossip rarely rises above the dull

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Lucy Kellaway says the average office worker never relaxes in the lift

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Radiolab

Who Stands Where In A Crowded Elevator And Why?

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

When a bunch of people get into an elevator, do they segregate in any predictable way? Do tall ones stand in the back? Do men stand in different places than women? Who looks where?

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WNYC News

Look | Elevator Time Warp

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Since Sandy hit in late-October, there has been a steady stream of reporting on the storm and its aftermath. But one elevator in Lower Manhattan seems stuck on Sandy-related stories from when the storm first arrived.

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WNYC News

City Considering Elevator Safety Law

Monday, April 16, 2012

The City Council is considering legislation to help prevent elevator accidents like the one that killed an advertising executive in December.

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WNYC News

Co. Fires 5 After Deadly NYC Elevator Accident

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

An elevator service company says it has fired five mechanics who were on duty when an advertising executive was crushed to death trying to take a lift to her New York City office.

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WNYC News

Safety Device Was Disabled on Elevator: Report

Monday, February 27, 2012

A malfunctioning elevator that killed a 41-year-old advertising executive last December had an important safety mechanism disabled, according to a city investigation released Monday.

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WNYC News

Maintenance Work Likely Caused Elevator Accident that Killed Midtown Ad Exec

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Maintenance work done by Transel Elevator is likely to blame for the accident that killed an advertising executive at a Midtown office building last month, according to Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

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WNYC News

Woman Dies in Freak Midtown Elevator Accident

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A 41-year-old woman was killed during an elevator mishap in a Madison Avenue office building, the fire department said.

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