BS 9102: 2014 Published
BS 9102: 2014 Code of Practice for Safe Working on Lifting Platforms published.Read More
Tough New Penalties for Non-Emergency Lift Rescues
London Fire Brigade has announced that councils and businesses will face tough new penalties if they persistently call 999 to deal with non-emergency lift call outs.
Under the new rules, the Brigade will charge 290 plus VAT from the owners of buildings and lifts for attending non-emergency lift call outs. The charge is applied from the third occasion firefighters are called to the same building in a twelve month period.
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LEIA New Distance Learning Course
The next semester of the LEIA New Distance Learning course starts on 1st September. For course details and how to enrol click on the heading aboveRead More
IOSH Managing Safely for LEIA restarts.
The IOSH Managing Safely for LEIA qualification will start afresh on 1st September. All the material is now contained in one workbook and the presentation is more stimulating and user-friendly, in line with IOSH requirements. Click on the title for further details.Read More
MPs Demand Laws to End Late Payment
Inquiry recommends legislation to introduce code of conduct in construction.
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Less than a week to go for the LEIA LiftEx Exhibition which will be held at the Excel Centre 22-23 May 2013. We look forward to meeting you there.Read More
The LEIA Annual publication “Focus” is now available for download from the LEIA website in ‘Publications’Read More
Lift Owner News: Dangers of over-riding door locking safety devices
Recently, an inquest jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing after a woman died in a fall down a lifting platform well. This raises serious issues for lift owners over the control and use of lift landing door unlocking keys.Read More
Project Bank Accounts in Northern Ireland
Project Bank Accounts (PBAs)will be introduced in government construction contracts awarded by Central Procurement Directorate on behalf of gevernment departments.Read More
Safe & Sound Escalator Safety
A short video on escalator safety is now on YouTube.Read More