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EIR 1687 / January 2024 / Lift entrapments

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Question 1 - Would you be able to let me know if you have had to attend to any lift entrapments over the last 12months at the below address. If there has been any, can you please forward me the reports for our records. Argent and Anchor Court, Argent Street, Grays, Essex RM17 6QN The blocks are: Argent Block A 130 – 157 Block B 114 – 129 Block C 92 – 113 Block D 62 – 91 Block E 32 – 61 Block F 1 – 31 Anchor Block G 1 -25 Block H 26 -56 Block J 57 – 75 Block K 76 – 104

We have searched our Incident Recording system for the above addresses and have found one incident related to Lift Entrapments for the period January 2023 to January 2024, the detail of this incident is as follows:

Incident: 205611 Anchor Court Date and Time of call: 10/08/2023 19:24:41

Incident Detail: Lift Release for able bodied person not in distress.

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