Top 10 Stairlift Safety Tips

Top Ten Stairlift Safety Tips

Stairlifts are very safe to use. They are a well-developed technology that’s been around for over a hundred years!

Nonetheless there are a few things to keep in mind when using a stairlift. The tips below will keep you and your household safe when you get your new lift installed. 

Always be sure to read the manual carefully.

Stairlift Safety

  1. Always wear the seatbelt, and ensure it is fastened securely at all times during operation.
  2. Do not transport food, animals, laundry, or any other items. Do not use the stairlift for anything other than its intended use.
  3. Do not allow children to play with the stairlift. Use by children should always be supervised.
  4. The stairlift is designed to carry one person at a time. Never attempt to carry more than one person.
  5. Ensure other members of your household or visitors are aware that the stairlift is installed. Make them aware of any potential trip hazards (rail, hinge, footplate).
  6. Ensure that household pets are out of harm’s way before using the stairlift.
  7. Ensure that the stairway is not being used by others and is clear of articles or obstructions before using the stairlift.
  8. At the top of the stairs, always ensure the seat is rotated and locked in at a 450 or 900 angle when mounting and dismounting.
  9. To avoid injury do not make contact with moving parts.
  10. Maintain your stairlift by having it serviced annually to keep it in optimum condition.

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