The maintenance of the lift in your office building must be ongoing if the lift is to be used daily and efficiently. If the person responsible does not keep it maintained and cared for, then people using living or working in the building will be inconvenienced. It’s also a major factor in keeping the […]
In this day and age, there are more and more security measures in place in the workplace and beyond ensuring that public safety is paramount. With recent events at a football ground where the entire game was abandoned and the stadium evacuated thanks to a bomb scare, the way the emergency services and also […]
The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) requires that all lifting equipment in use is subject to thorough and systematic checks to ensure their safe provision. Regulation 9 of the act states that every lift used in the workplace undergoes regular detailed maintenance by a competent person and if you are responsible […]
Ensuring you have a high quality lift installation completed is arguably the most important step when planning your lift. However, lift maintenance is just as important for your lift’s health in the long run.
It’s easy to overlook this step; thinking that once your lift has been installed, if it’s been completed correctly, you can […]
If you’ve ever seen those signs in office blocks, shopping centres and high-rise flats stating “In case of fire, DO NOT use the lift, use the stairs” you may have wondered exactly why that sign is there. Well, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t use the lift in a building that is fire, […]