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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 to...
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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 created a...
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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 is...
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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 to...
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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 this...
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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 the...
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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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The Disability Discrimination Act, Equality Act & Lifts
03 December, 2018

The Disability Discrimination Act, Equality Act & Lifts

The DDA was introduced over 20 years ago and formed for the industry an invaluable set of standards, eventually becoming part of the Equality Act introduced in 2017....
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Specifying Lifts for Care Homes
26 October, 2018

Specifying Lifts for Care Homes

A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for nursing and care homes and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this...
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The History of Moving Walkways
13 September, 2018

The History of Moving Walkways

When it comes to hitching a ride, it doesn’t get easier than moving walkways.  Around for over 130 years, they have evolved from simple conveyor belts to sophisticated...
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External Lifts & the New BS8300-1 Design Guidance
30 August, 2018

External Lifts & the New BS8300-1 Design Guidance

In January 2018 BS8300:2009 was superseded by BS 8300-2, with the introduction of BS 8300-1. Part 1offers the first comprehensive design guidance for new public spaces....
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The History of Escalators
15 August, 2018

The History of Escalators

From idea to patent to prototype to full working system, escalators illustrate a common human quest: to make life easier. Read more about the history of the now common...
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