home elevator recall

For anyone who has one…

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/CPSC-and-Three-Leading-Ele…

I don’t understand why this is an issue, it’s so easily remedied. You put a chunk of foam block (or something else) on the inside of the outer door and there’s no room for a kid to hide. You could do all sorts of fancy things like put in sensors and stuff but that would be needlessly expensive, prone to fail, and silly,

Our elevator doesn’t even have a outer doors; it rises and lowers through an opening in the floor and has cheap trip-switch sensors on the top and bottom so if it hits any obstruction, no matter how minor, it stops. https://www.stiltzlifts.com/stiltz-duo-elevator/ It does have sensors in the “open” part of the door so that if you stick your hand through while moving the elevator immediately stops. (The ‘half-height’ door is not allowed by code in some areas, but we have it and love it.)

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