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AMK RESIDENT COMPLAINTS ABT SIGMA HDB LIFT WHICH NEARLY SEVERED HIS ARM

When the lift door opened, my older son ran in and I followed in but with my younger son was still outside. The lift closed suddenly on my right hand before I can react. Both the motion sensor of the lift door and the "fail safe" mechanism failed to work and my hand was stuck for a few seconds. I couldn't retrieve my hands because I was carrying a bag so I was basically stuck. I also couldn't reach for the lift button because it was at my back. Luckily the lift did not move at all. I quickly asked my older son to press the open door button to open the lift door again. If he hadn't done so, my hand would have been severed. Yes, this is again a Sigma lift.

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SIGMA HDB LIFT IN BUKIT BATOK MALFUNCTIONS, RESIDENT NEARLY FELL DOWN FROM HEIGHT

A resident complained about the unreliable Sigma lift in his HDB block located at Skyline @ Bukit Batok. He narrated how he almost fell down after the lift made a sudden stop and opened its door. From the images provided by the resident, the lift failed to stop at the correct level and was at least 30 centimetres too high. If this happened when an elderly person was taking the lift and he or she had stepped off without checking if the exit was level, the elderly person would most certainly have suffered a serious fall.

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