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COVID: Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive
26 May, 2020

COVID: Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive

Like cars, lifts left for long periods need a little TLC. If you leave your car parked on the drive for weeks on end and expect it to start, likely, it won’t – so to...
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5 FAQs on the EN81-20 & EN81-50 Lift Standards
30 April, 2020

5 FAQs on the EN81-20 & EN81-50 Lift Standards

Post updated for 2020 - In September 2017, EN81-20 and EN81-50, two new safety standards for the construction of lifts and the testing of lift components were...
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COVID: Escalator Cleaning and Use
20 April, 2020

COVID: Escalator Cleaning and Use

With the current focus on preventing transmission of COVID on surfaces, escalator cleaning and use is a hot topic. This blog is a helpful guide...
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COVID: Advice for Lift Owners
09 April, 2020

COVID: Advice for Lift Owners

With COVID-19 remaining an ongoing concern, we thought it helpful to cover some of the questions you, as a responsible lift owner, may have … perhaps even some you’ve...
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Machinery Directive or Lift Regulations?
07 April, 2020

Machinery Directive or Lift Regulations?

When moving people or goods, your lift will fall into either the Machinery or the Lift regulations. Whilst all are "lifts" in the general term the regulations do help...
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COVID: Lift Cleaning - a Step by Step Guide
18 March, 2020

COVID: Lift Cleaning - a Step by Step Guide

For every lift owner, building owner and facility manager, lift cleaning should be a regular activity, but it sometimes can be overlooked. To help you, we have...
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Ensuring Platform Lift Safety
28 October, 2019

Ensuring Platform Lift Safety

At Stannah we believe in keeping our customers, other lift owners and operators advised of issues that may affect lift safety and the passengers that use them. Below...
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Choosing the Right Goods Lift for Your Business
12 October, 2019

Choosing the Right Goods Lift for Your Business

Have a requirement for moving goods? Whether down to manual handling issues or to improve efficiency we can help you identify the type of goods or service lift you...
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Part M: Building Regs & Lifts
07 October, 2019

Part M: Building Regs & Lifts

The Building Regulations, Approved Document M (Part M) gives direction on lifts in all types of buildings, stating that reasonable provision must be made for people...
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BREEAM for Lifts, Escalators & Moving Walkways
01 October, 2019

BREEAM 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...
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BS EN81-80: Lift upgrades for existing lifts
09 September, 2019

BS EN81-80: Lift upgrades for existing lifts

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...
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The Equality Act 2010
26 June, 2019

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act imposes a requirement to make reasonable adjustments to a public building, Within this blog post, we will explain what the Equality Act is, what it...
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Everything You Need to Know About Lift Maintenance | Stannah
15 June, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Lift Maintenance | Stannah

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...
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A Handy List of Escalator & Moving Walkway Standards (updated 2019)
07 June, 2019

A Handy List of Escalator & Moving Walkway Standards (updated 2019)

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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Bike & Bin Lifts: Lifts for Waste Management & Bike Transportation
30 April, 2019

Bike & Bin Lifts: Lifts for Waste Management & Bike Transportation

There is an increasing trend of lifts being used to aid underground storage of bikes/bins in commercial and residential projects. In this short blog post, we outline...
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Avoiding the costs of manual handling & risks with a lift
30 January, 2019

Avoiding the costs of manual handling & risks with a lift

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...
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