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BS EN 81-80: Lift upgrades for existing lifts

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Like technology elsewhere, lifts and lift standards have developed over the years and new safety features have become the norm. In recognition of the fact that lift upgrades are required for improved safety, BS EN 81-80:2003 gives an audit framework for lift modernisation.

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A Handy List of Escalator & Moving Walkway Standards

/ posted in Moving People, Standards & Regulations

Unsure of what codes of practice, standards and regulations escalators and moving walkways fall under? Not to worry, here's a handy list...

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Lift Design for Dementia-friendly Buildings

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A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for dementia sufferers and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this process…

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Specifying Lifts for Care Homes

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A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for nursing homes and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this process…

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A Useful Guide on LOLER, Thorough Examinations & Supplementary Tests

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In this helpful overview we've covered what is required of you as a lift owner by Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and what thorough examinations and supplementary examinations are.

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Lift Standards: A Glossary

/ posted in Standards & Regulations

If you either own or are thinking of installing a lift then there is a whole host of lift standards, regulations, codes of practice and guidance to advise on best practice. Knowing where to start and which regulations are relevant can be confusing, so we have listed some of the main ones. 

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Lifts for Housing Developments

/ posted in Moving People, Moving Goods, Advice For Owners

A helpful guide on the residential lifts in housing developments, from fire fighting lifts to refurbishing existing lifts in a block of flats, the choices are endless, so read on to find out what the options are...

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A Helpful Guide to Owning an Escalator or Moving Walkway

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So you own/are responsible for an escalator or moving walkway but are unsure of what this means in terms of your responsibilities? Don't worry, you're not alone! This is precisely why we've put together the information below...

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The Key Benefits of Lift Modernisation

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An old lift does not necessarily need replacing in its entirety and, in fact, doing so may be extremely difficult due to the design or layout of the existing lift installation. Instead, you can have a lift 'modernised'. What does this entail? Allow us to explain...

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The Facts About Lift Maintenance

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Here at Stannah, we understand that lift maintenance, however important, is not a subject that often wets the proverbial appetite! So we pride ourselves on making this process as painless as possible for our customers, with helpful and clear answers to the key questions shown below.

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