Down to Earth
Happy Earth Day 2024!As many of you know, my professional career started with a focus on environmental and energy policy[...]
Lift Off
A new year can mean a new start, depending on how you view the change in calendar year. For me,[...]
The Blame Game
When an elevator or escalator breaks down or is out of service, who’s to blame? With misinformation everywhere, it’s time[...]
Feeling Trapped
Modern elevator emergency communications address an important industry challenge – communication during entrapments for visual-, hearing- and speech-impaired passengers By Amy[...]
Toolbox Talks: Fall Hazards
In May, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Focus Four Campaign is centered on preventing fall[...]
Elevating Earth Day
NEII celebrates the commitment of its members and industry to protect the environment on Earth Day and every day.By Amy[...]
Code of Honor
NEII carries on the work of its predecessors and plays a key role in the development of model safety codesBy[...]
DEI Hard
Working to advance DEI efforts within the building transportation industryBy Amy Blankenbiller, Executive Director, National Elevator Industry, Inc.According to a[...]
Girl Power
From the halls of our nation's capital to the elevator industry, how I went from surviving to thriving in a[...]
Innovating Safety: Elevators See Major Technology Advances in Wake of Disasters
[Originally published in Building Operating Management; May 15, 2019]Every time we turn on the news we see the devastation caused[...]
NEII Partners with Construction Inclusion Week
NATIONAL ELEVATOR INDUSTRY, INC. PARTNERS WITH CONSTRUCTION INCLUSION WEEK In 2022, as a part of our efforts to increase diversity,[...]
Mental Health Awareness Resources
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), construction has one of the highest suicide rates of any[...]
Elevators in Emergency Occupant Evacuation
Any regular elevator user in North America is likely to be familiar with a particular sign posted in all elevatorlobbies[...]
NEII Announces New Staff
TOPEKA, KS. (APRIL 14, 2022)The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII), the premier trade association representing the global leaders in the[...]
OSHA Focus Four Campaign Resources
Each year, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) presents a four month campaign to raise[...]
Construction Inclusion Week 2021
October 18-22, 2021 marks the inaugural Construction Inclusion Week to identify ways to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in[...]
NEII CodeFinder Tutorial
Watch our brief tutorial video on accessing and using NEII's CodeFinder database. About USNEII is the premier trade association representing the global[...]
Elevators & Escalators are the Safest Form of Transportation
NEII's popular Going Up infographic was updated to include data to 2020. Click the graphic below to download a PDF.About NEIINEII[...]
NEII Announces New Executive Director
TOPEKA, KS. (SEPTEMBER 15, 2020)Amy Blankenbiller will be stepping into the role of Executive Director at the National Elevator Industry,[...]
Safety Stand-Down Tools
September 14-18, 2020 was the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's 7th Annual  Safety Stand-Down to Prevent[...]
Recommendations to States Related to Building Transportation Equipment during COVID-19 Reopening Efforts
Everyone is trying to figure out what will be the new “normal” in the era of Covid-19, and we have[...]
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Tips for the Public
Elevator and Escalator Tips for the Riding PublicElevator buttons and escalator handrails are frequently touched surfaces. Wash your hands or[...]
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Tips for Facility Managers
Elevator and Escalator Tips for Facility Managers Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic Clean and disinfect all elevator buttons and other frequently[...]
Elevator Safety and Accident Prevention
August 29, 2019In light of a recent tragic and highly publicized accident in the U.S., the National Elevator Industry, Inc.[...]
Global Technical Barrier-Free Trade Agreement
Recently, the agreement of the World Elevator Federation to maintain a Global Technical Barrier-Free Trade Agreement (GTBFT) was updated to[...]
NEII Rebrand
Elevator/Escalator Industry Organizations Apply For New Technology Safety Accreditation
Not-for-profit Groups Seek Ability to Certify Elevator and Escalator Equipment for SafetySALEM, N.Y. - (Jan 10, 2008) — The National[...]
NEII Announces Strategic Restructuring Expanding Industry Influence
CENTREVILLE, VA (September 6, 2017) - The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced several new hires and promotions as it completes[...]
NEII Announces New 2016 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New Board will enact the long-range strategic goals that are the foundation of the NEII mission Trust Committee will[...]
What to Do if You’re in a Stalled Elevator
In light of recent tragic and highly publicized accidents involving stalled elevators, it is important to restate the many measures[...]
NEII Announces New 2015 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New Board will further the association's mission and implement the Long-Range Strategic Plan, the foundation for action by NEII[...]
National Elevator Industry, Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership
Highlights 2014 marks 100 years of industry leadership for elevator/escalator trade organization For the last century, NEII® has been the[...]
NEII Appoints New President/Vice President to Board of Directors
Highlights New members and officers to further the association’s mission and implement Long-Range Strategic Plan to serve as the basis[...]
NEII Announces New Government Affairs Consultant
Highlights Primary focus will be on adoption of model codes and standards, the Model Elevator Law, and responsible legislation related[...]