Trapped boot damages Coquitlam escalator

Incident Investigation

Trapped boot damages Coquitlam escalator

October 16, 2017

Elevating Devices

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Location: Coquitlam

Description: A person who rode an escalator had their boot caught between the moving step and the escalator's skirt panel, a stationary vertical panel that is installed on either side of the escalator steps. This incident was likely caused by the person dragging their boot against the escalator skirt step. The individual sustained minor scrapes, cuts, and bruising to their left ankle.

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