November 9-15, 2014: Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week

WHEREAS, the week of November 9 – 15, 2014, has been declared Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week; and,

WHEREAS, the purpose of this week is to increase public awareness of the safe and proper use of elevators, escalators and moving walkway; and,

WHEREAS, the goal of this week is to reduce, through education and awareness, avoidable accidents; and,

WHEREAS, the elevator industry greatly contributes to the quality of life; and,

WHEREAS, this endeavor is worthy of support and cooperation to benefit the citizens, the general public and the short range vertical transportation industry;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim November 9-15, 2014 Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week in Michigan.