Which system out of three - escalators, elevators and stairs - is safer to use?
Every reflected about whether it is safer to use the staircase, an elevator or an escalator? Check out the unique opinions expounded in this forum thread.
Most of the houses have stairs and therefore people are accustomed of using the same. Nowadays many people live in apartments, where lifts or elevators are installed and one has to use the same in any case for accessing higher floors.
Escalators entered India later, though nowadays the same are installed even at railway stations. Many people consider themselves modern just by riding an escalator inside shopping malls etc. and there are people who feel claustrophobia inside an elevator.
Unfortunate accidents sometimes take place involving elevators and escalators, though many people have got seriously injured or killed/maimed by falling on stairs also.
Which system out of three i.e. escalators, elevators and stairs, is safer to use?