Escalator Safety

Escalators are common in many public spaces and have become a necessary convenience in our lives. We all have a part to play to ensure that the 7,000 escalators in Singapore are safe and reliable.

Who is responsible?

Keeping escalators safe is a responsibility shared by users, escalator owners and contractors. As an escalator user, you can observe the dos and don’ts of escalator usage. Learn more by clicking on the images and poster below.


Do also watch this video on escalator safety.

How to report escalator malfunctions

Should you encounter any escalator malfunctions, do your part by reporting to the escalator owner (including Town Councils) or their managing agent immediately.

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