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"Stop and get on the escalator" Nine prefectures will work together.

Final update date July 30, 2020

Press release

July 30, 2020

Health and Social Welfare Bureau-Health and Welfare Division

Akira Ehara

Phone number: 045-671-35633

Fax: 045-664-3622

 Escalators are used on a daily basis in many places, such as stations and commercial facilities, but many people walk and use them, and accidents such as falls have occurred.
 Originally, it is assumed that the escalator should be stopped and used, but it is not always followed.
 Therefore, nine prefectures (Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Kawasaki, Chiba, Saitama, and Sagamihara) work together to implement safe use of escalators. You.

  1. Initiative period
    From Saturday, August 1, 2020 to Wednesday, September 30, 2020
  2. Main Initiatives
    We call for safe use of escalators as follows.
    (1) Article published in public information Yokohama August issue
    (2) Use of digital signage in city hall
    (3) Posting videos on our website
       Safety Use of Escalators Page
       (You can watch the video from midnight on July 31.)

Note This is a simultaneous announcement of nine prefectures (Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Kawasaki, Chiba, Saitama, and Sagamihara).

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau Community Health and Welfare Department Health and Welfare Division,

Telephone: 045-671-4044

Telephone: 045-671-4044

Fax: 045-664-3622

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