Look close the next time you use an escalator, and you’ll see a gap between the escalator step and the skirt. A skirt brush is a component that sits on the side wall of the escalator, It doesn’t look like much, but it can impact safety! The center of the step is the safest place to stand. Skirt brushes – an effective safety upgrade – give passengers a gentle nudge to the middle.
If the size of the gap exceeds tolerances established by local safety codes, an upgrade may be necessary. Skirt brushes are a practical solution that can deliver a higher level of safety by reducing potential incidents and entrapments.
Customers whose equipment does not have skirt brushes should have received a mailer on this topic. Learn how this upgrade can provide a safer riding experience for people who use your equipment!