Holy cow, I wrote a book!
Every few years, the building maintenance people have to
perform tests on the elevators to ensure they meet
And the real estate department sends out
the usual notice
informing the building occupants that the elevators
in the building will be taken out of service at
various times during the day.
They were kind enough to include the following
If an elevator is non-responsive and/or has
out of order signage posted, please use another available elevator.
One of my colleagues sarcastically remarked,
"Wow, thank goodness they sent that email.
I'd have no idea what to do had I seen
a non-responsive elevator with an
'out of order' sign posted on it."