Easements on UKCA regime
This text is our understanding of recent UK Government guidance which should, along with new regulations expected to be published later in the year, be consulted for a definitive view. On 20 June 2022, a number of “easements” were announced while still maintaining the requirement to use the UKCA mark from 1 January 2023. […]
For many years lifts and escalators have been fitted with safety devices to remove machinery from operation due to excessive temperature. The new lift standards have required, at least since 1998, that a lift is removed from service at a landing to allow passengers to leave the car should the design temperature of electrical equipment […]
Premier Lifts join LEIA membership
This month, LEIA welcomes Premier Lifts as a new member. Established in 1988, Premier Lifts provide quality lift maintenance and servicing programmes for passenger and service lifts; stairlifts; disabled platforms and other types of lifts. From its headquarters in Hornchurch, Essex, it services clients throughout London and the home counties. Scott Larkin, Director, said, “We […]
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 163 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 300,000 products falling within the scope of the Association.