Escalator step pileup

Incident Investigation

Escalator step pileup

December 5, 2020

Elevating Devices

Reference Number:

II-1173964-2021 (#21532)

Location: Vancouver

Regulated industry sector: Elevating devices - Escalator or moving walkway

Incident overview

Four escalator steps were damaged. Upon opening the escalator, a loose nut was found which may have raised the escalator step above the comb plate resulting in a pileup.

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