COVID-19: what is essential maintenance work?
The Prime Minister’s statement on 23 March included: That is why people will only be allowed to leave their home for the following very limited purposes:…….travelling to and from work, but only where this is absolutely necessary and cannot be done from home. Full guidance on staying at home and away from others supported this with: You should […]Read More
COVID-19: call for lift engineers as “key workers”
The Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) called for the government to include lift engineers attending breakdowns, to release trapped passengers, and to carrying out essential maintenance work on lifts in critical buildings and infrastructure to be classed as “key workers”. Overnight we have seen the following on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision We are pleased […]Read More
A note from our 2020 President David Warr
David Warr has taken over as LEIA President for 2020 from David Sharp, who we would like to thank for his support and guidance in 2019. It is a pleasure to be taking over as LEIA’s President, and I am very much looking forward to the year ahead. There are two key areas I believe we […]Read More
MEMBER NEWS: Euro Lifts Ltd joins LEIA
LEIA is delighted to welcome its latest member, Euro Lifts Ltd. Based in Plymouth, Euro Lifts is an independent lift supplier working with both domestic and commercial clients. It offers a lift engineer for every type of instalment, including cargo, passenger and stair lifts. Commenting on its new member status, Mike Harding, Managing Director, said: ‘’After […]Read More