Suzanne Hart

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NYC City Council To Discuss Elevator Safety Bills In Wake Of Recent Accidents

The City Council is holding an oversight hearing Monday afternoon to examine elevator safety and hear testimony from Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

04/16/2012

Transel elevator company. (credit: CBS 2)

Elevator Company Transel Fires 5 Workers After City’s Accident Report

The company dismissed five mechanics and apprentices after a report released Monday found that human error caused the deadly accident that killed advertising executive Suzanne Hart.

02/29/2012

Suzanne Hart was killed in an elevator accident. (Credit: Facebook)

City Finds ‘Safety Protocols Ignored’ In Deadly Elevator Accident At Y&R Building

According to a report released Monday, an important elevator safety mechanism was apparently turned off when Suzanne Hart was crushed to death trying to take the lift to her office.

02/27/2012

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Debris Crashes Through Top Of Elevator Car Inside Queens Apartment Building

It happened at a building on 83rd Avenue near Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens. Residents say the outside housing collapsed in the elevator shaft and slammed into the top of one of the cars.

01/28/2012

People returning to work after elevator accident at Young and Rubicam. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Young & Rubicam Building Reopens Weeks After Deadly Elevator Accident

Advertising executive Suzanne Hart, 41, was killed last month when an elevator in the Young & Rubicam building at 285 Madison Avenue malfunctioned.

01/03/2012

Elevator Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Uncovers 8 Active Cases Against Maintenance Company In Deadly Elevator Mishap

An investigation by the Buildings Department has turned up at least eight active cases against the company that serviced the lifts in the midtown building where a woman was killed two weeks ago.

12/28/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

After Fatal Elevator Accident, NYC Building To Reopen Next Month

Y&R, the advertising agency formerly known as Young & Rubicam, says many of its companies at the 26-story office tower near Grand Central Terminal will return to the building Jan. 3.

12/23/2011

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Elevator Company Involved In Deadly Accident Sued Over Previous Incident

As investigators look into the company that worked on the elevator that killed Suzanne Hart last week in Midtown, it’s now known there is a lawsuit against the same firm over an incident in which another woman says she was seriously hurt.

12/19/2011

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Midtown Building Remains Closed Following Fatal Elevator Accident

Authorities said Suzanne Hart, 41, was stepping inside the elevator when it suddenly shot upward with its doors still open.

12/18/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

Officials To Probe Transel Elevator Inc. In Deadly Midtown Accident

The Department of Buildings said technicians from the company were doing electrical maintenance on the elevator hours before 41-year-old Suzanne Hart was crushed and killed.

12/15/2011

Elevator Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Young & Rubicam Exec Suzanne Hart Killed In Freak Elevator Accident

Officials said a 41-year-old woman, identified by police as Suzanne Hart, was trying to get on the elevator on the first floor when it suddenly jerked upward. She was crushed between the elevator and the shaft.

12/14/2011