November 10-16, 2013: Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week

WHEREAS, the week of November 10 – November 16, 2013, has been declared National 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 walkways 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 Sunday, November 10 through Saturday, November 16, 2013 Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week in Michigan.