HSE Bulletin – Unlocking Keys for Lifts and Lifting Platforms
There have been several serious accidents, and at least one fatality, related to unauthorised use of unlocking keys for lifts and lifting platforms by untrained persons. Mis-use of these keys is extremely dangerous. Owners must ensure that unlocking keys are kept securely, and that staff are instructed not to use them unless trained and authorised […]
Registration opens for 10th Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies
The Lift and Escalator Symposium Educational Trust are delighted to announce the 10th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies will be held on 18 and 19 September 2019 at Highgate House Conference Hotel, Northampton. Register by 30 June 2019 and receive a GBP 30.00 Early Booking Discount. Additional discounts are available to members of LEIA, […]
Safety and Accessibility in the Built Environment
Our modern built environment is almost inconceivable without lifts, escalators, lifting platforms and stairlifts. At the “top end” of high speed lifts, there’s continual research into solutions to move more people faster using less building space. This innovation heavily influences the world of standards where the primary focus is safety. The development of British and […]
LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long-standing associations with a history dating back to 1932.
With a membership of 155 UK registered companies covering 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.
LEIA members supply passenger and goods/service lifts, stairlifts, homelifts, lifting platforms, escalators, passenger conveyors and a range of component parts for such products. LEIA members also undertake the maintenance of over 250,000 products falling within the scope of the Association.