New sensors to be installed in HDB lifts could help prevent incidents: Experts

Upgrades to be installed in some 18,500 lifts in HDB blocks over the next decade include modern sensors and emergency features.
Upgrades to be installed in some 18,500 lifts in HDB blocks over the next decade include modern sensors and emergency features.PHOTO: ST FILE

The added safety features to be installed in most Housing Board lifts could help prevent the erratic behaviour that has plagued some lifts in the past, lift experts said yesterday.

The upgrades, to be installed in some 18,500 lifts in HDB blocks over the next decade, include modern sensors and emergency features, they said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 29, 2019, with the headline 'New sensors could help prevent incidents'. Subscribe