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Why do lifts have mirrors?

Here are a few theory’s surrounding this question, we will leave it up to you to decide the answer… Perception of speed The purpose is functional, but it’s psychological rather th...

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Disability Discrimination in Schools, Colleges and Universities

No university would wish to be found guilty of disability discrimination. It impacts on pupils and does lasting reputational damage both as an institution and as an integral part of the local com...

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First Impressions Last

Do your customers’ use a lift to access your business? If the answer is yes then that journey could be the first impression they have of you and your business. The National Elevator Industry, I...

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New European Standards – EN 81-1 EN 81-2

Almost 2 years ago, new European standards for the design, manufacture and testing of lifts were introduced. The standards apply to both passenger lifts and passenger goods lifts and come with the cat...

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Moving Sideways

German engineering and passenger lifts specialists ThyssenKrupp recently announced that it will begin intensively researching technologies using linear mechanisms rather that vertical cable mechanisms...

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From Operator to Self- Drive

The invention of passenger lifts brought with it a new form of employment - the lift operator. Rarely seen beyond the confines of films and period dramas nowadays, these workers would ride in the lift...

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Increasing Disabled Access

Disability lifts are perhaps the most useful pieces of accessibility equipment available. They provide an essential lifeline for people with mobility issues, helping them to take part in ordinary life...

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Installing Platform Lifts Into Period Buildings

Visitors from across the UK, as well as tourists from abroad, all flock to visit beautiful historical buildings such as cathedrals, churches, guild halls and community centres. For some people, howeve...

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