Elevator Etiquette


ELEVATOR ETIQUETTE

POST COVID-19 GUIDANCE

Here are some steps to ensure that you follow proper elevator etiquette so you and your fellow passengers can have a comfortable ride with minimal chances for the spread of germs.

The CDC recommends wearing a face mask, gloves and regularly washing your hands to help prevent the spread of germs.

ELEVATOR PRE-BOARDING
  • WEAR YOUR MASK WHILE IN THE ELEVATOR AT ALL TIMES.
  • CONSIDER TAKING  THE STAIRS. 

When only going a few floors, if you are able, take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Roughly eight steps between people is equal to 6 feet.

  • RESPECT LINES. SOCIAL DISTANCE.

If the elevator is busy enough to have a line, wait 6 feet apart,
never break in line. Wait your turn.


ELEVATOR BOARDING
  • AVOID TALKING DURING THE RIDE.
This includes on the phone. By not talking, you eliminate the risk of spreading germs.
To the extent that you can, avoid coughing & sneezing as well.
SOCIAL DISTANCE. FACE THE WALL.
By facing the wall, you prevent the spread of germs should you accidentally cough or sneeze.
The walls are cleaned and disinfected regularly.REDUCED OCCUPANCY.  
Limit Four People Per Elevator Car.  
Don’t try to squeeze onto a full elevator.BE THE  BUTTON PUSHER.
If you are standing near the buttons, be willing to push the button for other passengers.
Use a key or some kind of tool to push the button, if possible.EXIT  QUICKLY.
Exit quickly while still being courteous to other passengers.
Use a key or some kind of tool to push the button, if possible.

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