COVID-19 Update: Access to sites during new restrictions
The following is based on a circular SAFed have sent to their members undertaking thorough examination work which is relevant to LEIA members undertaking maintenance. We are very grateful to SAFed for sharing this with us. In the first National lockdown a number of issues were created when client sites closed, and that subsequent access […]
Take up of LEIA Distance Learning doubles
Not surprisingly, the trend for online learning has seen a huge increase in the wake of the current pandemic. The LEIA Distance Learning course has followed suit with a 55% increase in enrolments this September compared to the previous year. The pass rate has also now increased to 73%, a 9 point increase over exams taken in May 2020. Dan Charlesworth, Training and Safety Manager at […]
UK Government guidance on UKCA marking from 1 January 2021
UK Government guidance on UKCA marking – Great Britain (not Northern Ireland) from 1 January 2021 BEIS (the UK Government department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) published a range of guidance on the regulatory arrangements that will apply in the UK at the end of the transition period. BEIS has since published more specific […]
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.