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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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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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Lifts for Housing Developments

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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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5 FAQs regarding lift safety and ownership

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As a lift owner, you are legally obliged to ensure the safety of your lift and all passengers travelling within it, at any given time. This is a very serious responsibility but there is no need to panic! We're here to help with the answers to five frequently asked questions regarding lift ownership!

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Lift Maintenance and Service Contracts: An introduction

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Lifts, as with all machinery, require regular servicing. As a lift owner if you have a lift that is used by an employee in a commercial setting, e.g. restaurant, library, office or warehouse you have a duty of care. As a national provider of lift servicing, we are regularly asked for advice about lift responsibility and what to consider.

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Own a lift? 3 key lift regulations you need to know

The legal requirements surrounding the provision and use of passenger lifts and goods 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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