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EIR 1673 / January 2024 / Lift Entrapments

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Question 1 - Lift entrapment information - Thames Road RM17 6JT Can you please let me know of any entrapments you have had at the above address in the past year please?

I have checked our system and there was one incident of entrapment for the premise above, from the period 1st January 2023 to 29th December 2023 :

Incident ID: 223197702

Initial Incident Type: PERSONS SHUT IN LIFT


Time of call: 26/06/2023 12:21:34

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