Elevator Rope Rescue (Part 1 of 6) | Trapped in Elevator | Firefighter Elevator Rescue Training

In this elevator rescue training video, instructors Geoff Davis and Chris Smity discuss elevator evacuation procedures and rope rescue equipment set up when rescuing people trapped in an elevator. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: In this elevator rescue training video, instructors Geoff Davis and Chris Smity discuss elevator evacuation procedures and rope rescue equipment set up when rescuing people trapped in an elevator. …

Elevator Poling Operation | Manually Open Hoistway Door | Elevator Rescue Training

In this elevator rescue training video, instructor Geoff Davis discusses how to use an elevator pole to manually operate the elevator rollers in order to open the hoistway door when an elevator door key is not available during an elevator rescue emergency. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: We try to trick those rollers into thinking that the car is there and that, uh, …

Elevator Keys | Hoistway Door Key  | Firefighter Elevator Rescue Training

In this elevator rescue training video, instructor Geoff Davis discusses different types of elevator door keys and how use them to activate the door mechanism when opening elevator doors during an elevator rescue emergency. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION:  Drop keys are going to be by far your most popular. The Half Moon or the Schindler key. There’s T keys. Shove knife I’ve …

Elevator Doors | Hoistway Door | Firefighter Rescue Training

In this elevator rescue training video, instructor Geoff Davis discusses single and dual speed elevator doors, how the elevator car door interacts with the elevator hoistway door and how to get the hoistway door and car door to open together after getting the hoistway door rollers in place at VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Looking at elevator doors, they can be called either …

Elevator Car Control | Elevator Keys | Elevator Evacuation (Part 2)

In part 2 of 2 of this firefighting elevator rescue training video, Carolina Fire Days instructors Chris Smity and Geoff Davis discuss elevator car controls “on” and “hold” inputs when using an elevator key, and warns firefighters not to leave their elevator keys behind if they don’t want to lose their elevator car or elevator key to another company. VIDEO …

Elevator Car Control | Elevator Keys | Elevator Evacuation (Part 1)

In part 1 of 2 of this firefighting elevator rescue training video, Carolina Fire Days instructors Chris Smity and Geoff Davis discuss using an elevator key to recall the elevators in order to evacuate the occupants, and then using the key to manually control the elevator from the inside, while also looking for signs of a fire and what level …

Hydraulic Elevator Rescue | Elevator Hydraulic Design | Hydraulic Elevator System

In this elevator rescue training video, Carolina Fire Days instructor Geoff Davis discusses how hydraulic elevators work while introducing components like a stopcock valve that allows rescuers to manually operate the elevator by taking fluid from the piston back into the reservoir which slowly lowers the elevator down safely. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Looking at the basic setup of a hydraulic elevator, …

Elevator Mechanical Design | Mechanical Lift Elevator | Mechanical Elevator System

In this elevator rescue training video, instructor Geoff Davis investigates elevator mechanical design, specifically electro-mechanical elevators. Discover how the counterweight, designed to be heavier than the elevator, prevents falls even in a total system failure. Learn about the mechanics that keep you safe during mechanical lift elevator rescues. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: The hoist way of an electro-mechanical is going to have …

Elevator Control Panel | Elevator Controls | Elevator Car Top Devices

In this elevator rescue training video, instructors Chris Smity and Geoff Davis delve into safety protocols for working on the car top elevator control panel. The instructors emphasize the abundance of moving parts and potential hazards. They introduce two key controls: a red mushroom switch for cutting power and an inspection mode switch that disables regular controls and allows only …