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European lift companies will go through a somewhat more difficult summer

It seems that these summer months will be a little more complicated for those lift companies in Europe who are to install new lifts that are not adapted to the new harmonized regulations yet. This is ...

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Why do I need to have my equipment maintained?

There are statutory legal requirements for owners to have equipment maintained such as lifts, lifting platforms, stairlifts, escalators and moving walks if they are: Work equipment under the Provis...

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Are we building an accessible future?

Let's face it: the London Underground is a nightmare to navigate.   On the tube, you're at the mercy of commuters' flying satchels as they run down the left side of the escalator and you'll...

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Construction Industry Council launches Essential Principle Guide

CIC Launches ‘Essential Principles Guide’ for creating an accessible and inclusive environment. The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has officially launched their "Essential Principles...

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High Street Accessibility

New research shows that access to the High Street for disabled people remains "slow", according to a new survey by DisabledGo. The most recent investigation from the not-for-profit disability organis...

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Formula One style lifts could be available by the end of the year

The world may soon get the first passenger lift that is made out of composite materials. Unveiled by the Singapore Lift Company (SLC) on Wednesday (Jan 11), the lift, named "8", uses lightweight compo...

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Why shops are missing out on the purple pound

This was an interesting story on BBC Newsbeat just before Christmas, but is relevant all year round. In 2014 the purple pound was estimated to be £212bn and this has now risen to £249b. Ac...

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Goods Lifts can Improve Health and Safety in the Workplace

All employers are required to take steps to protect the health and safety of their staff whilst at work. Making sure there are safe systems in place to move items around the workplace in order to redu...

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