Ok, let’s do the math …

… 750 kilos divided by 11 is 68.1818182 kilos per person, which means that 11 people weighing an average of 150 pounds can safely squeeze into this elevator. That’s in my elevator in Macau.

Assuming this elevator was in the United States, do you suppose the Otis elevator company, and more importantly OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration), would be calculating Americans at 150 pounds per person?


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