Membership of the Association is available to companies where a significant proportion of the applicant company’s turnover involves work directly undertaken in the manufacture, supply and/or servicing of lift/escalators.
Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, membership of the Association is also available to companies who, as part of their overall trading activity, supply component parts or equipment for the lift/escalator sector.
LEIA and all it’s members are accredited to ISO 9001 certification. Most companies installing lifts now have ISO 9001 +, the plus sign demonstrating the additional technical assessment required to comply with The Lifts Regulations.
”Note:” All new lifts are required to carry the CE mark as an indication of compliance with The Lifts Regulations and the European Directive 95/16/EC.
Companies applying for membership must have:-
ISO 9001 certification awarded by a certification body approved by UKAS (the United Kingdom Accreditation Service) or a European certification body of equivalent status.
OHSAS 18001 certification awarded by a certification body approved by UKAS or a European certification body of equivalent status.
Other requirements for membership include:-
The objective of these requirements is to provide reassurance to customers when dealing with member companies.