If you are trapped in an elevator, press the emergency phone button which will ring
into the Department of Public Safety dispatch or press the emergency alarm, which
will signal for help. Do not attempt to exit a stalled elevator unless told to do so by emergency rescue
- If you receive notice that an elevator has malfunctioned, notify the Department of
Public Safety at (810) 762-5666 or (810) 762-0222, or activate the nearest emergency
call box. Provide the following information:
- Your name and location.
- Location of the malfunctioning elevator.
- Present situation.
- A person stranded in an elevator needs to be reassured that help is coming. Keep in
contact with the stranded person until help arrives. Do not attempt to force open
the elevator doors. If you find an inoperative elevator without occupants, notify
the Department of Public Safety and/or the Office of Physical Plant. The Office of
Physical Plant will for contact the elevator contractor.