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Figure 1-4

Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -

Figure 1.4. Illustration of an elevator brake

Illustration of an elevator brake.

Note: Elisha Otis made elevators safe by installing an elevator brake. Otis and his invention are widely credited with making skyscrapers feasible.

Photo: ©2003 James E. White, Taletyano Press. Used with permission.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 1-4: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig1-4.html