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Goods lifts: Frequently Asked Questions

/ posted in Moving Goods

In this blog post we'll clear up some of the most common questions Stannah has heard about goods lifts. If you have a question that isn't covered here then please do get in touch and we'll be happy to help!

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A short guide to service lifts

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In this blog post we'll clear up some of the most common questions we've heard about service lifts. A service lift can range from a dumbwaiter or a 'microlift' in a home or restaurant or a trolleylift that moves roll cages in a supermarket.  

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7 questions to help choose the right goods or service lift for you

/ posted in Moving Goods

Choosing the right goods lift for you can seem like a difficult task. There is a wealth of options according to types, sizes and loads, so here at Stannah we are going to make it easier by asking these seven simple questions...

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Own a goods or service lift? 3 key lift regulations you need to know

The legal requirements surrounding the provision and use of goods lifts and service lifts provide a framework to ensure best practice. This blog gives an overview on the regulations you need to adhere to in a commercial property.

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Avoid the costs of manual handling slips, trips and falls

/ posted in Moving Goods, Standards & Regulations

Did you know? Every year more than a third of all work-related illnesses reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or local authorities are due to manual handling – the transporting or supporting of loads by hand or bodily force.

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Trending: Luxury lifts for the home

We all love a little luxury in our house and the latest comforts and electronic gadgets to help us in our busy lives; so it’s no surprise that the trend for building high specification luxury homes sees developers and owners including the convenience of a home lift. 

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The origins of a `Dumb Waiter` lift

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However you write it, ‘dumb waiter’ or ‘dumbwaiter’, the origins of the term are puzzling. The name of this small service lift and the history of how it came into being are interesting topics.

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