A WFAA investigation found significant problems in the state’s program to ensure the safety of Texas’ 40,000 passenger elevators — including missed inspections, neglected elevators, shoddy record-keeping and failing oversight. A major problem is that the state has no inspectors on its payroll. Though the state does have a chief inspector and a deputy based in Austin, neither actually completes inspections.
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From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.