Escalator noise prompts shopper to hit emergency stop button on mall escalator



Reference number
II-957403-2019 (#16160)

Location: Victoria

Regulated industry sector: Elevating Devices

Incident overview

A mounting bolt on the up-thrust guide track at the top landing transition came loose. The guide track dropped down and caught multiple steps as it passed by. A mall shopper heard the noise coming from the escalator and pressed the emergency stop button.


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