Avoid the costs of manual handling slips, trips and falls
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.Read more
BREEAM credits & requirements for lifts, escalators & moving walkways
BREEAM or 'Building Research Establishment's Environmental Assessment Method' is the best way to ensure sustainable value and efficiency in your projects. Stannah passenger lifts, escalators and moving walkways can generate BREEAM credits which can help the building achieve the best rating possible.Read more
A helpful guide to the new EN81-20 & EN81-50 Lifts Standards
EN81-20 and EN81-50, two new safety standards for the construction of lifts and for the testing of lift components, represent the biggest change to the design standards for lifts in the last 20 years. These new standards bring benefits in terms of safety and accessibility for both lift passengers and service engineers.Read more
The Disability Discrimination Act & Platform Lifts - 20 years on!
The DDA was introduced 20 years ago and formed for the industry an invaluable set of standards. In this article Stannah Engineering Director, Paul Clifton looks back at life before the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) to the present day Equality Act and what it meant to those in the platform lift industry.Read more