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Stairlift Safety

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Stairlift safety is of the utmost importance to us here at Dolphin Stairlifts. We pride ourselves in ensuring all of our products and stairlift installations reach the highest levels of safety. Leaving you to have complete trust and enjoy your new found freedom independently. 

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It is of course only natural to have inherent concerns and ‘have you checked this’s’, especially if you are new to mobility aids and chair lifts. It will be comforting for you to know that from the ground up, our processes and goods are designed to be reliable and safe to use.  

Throughout this blog, we will look at the measures we take and inherent design features of core products to ensure your complete well being when enjoying our stairlifts.  

Health & Safety at the Core of Our Service

We take a tremendous amount of time, effort and pride in working health and safety into our processes and installations. Each installation engineer is trained to the highest possible standard, ensuring all works completed meet the industry leading standard we are known for. Our installation engineers are committed to your safety and wellbeing, placing health and safety into every home we work in. Below are just some of the safety measures we take: 

Risk Assessments & Evaluating Space

  • Before any work takes place in your home, we complete a full risk assessment of the area to ensure necessary structural support and inherent strength. It goes without saying that the systems we offer are made from robust materials 


Safety Inspections

  • After our works are complete, we do a full safety inspection to ensure everything is safe to use independently. Furthermore, if you have concerns or reservations about an existing stairlift regardless of whether we installed it or not, please get in touch, we are happy to answer questions or come and inspect it 
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On Going Support & Training

  • When you choose to work with Dolphin Stairlifts, you can be sure that our experienced and friendly team professionals are always on hand to answer any questions you may have.  

What Are The Safety Features of Stairlifts?

Seat belts and restraints to secure wheelchairs are considered standard safety features, which means they are included with the devices upon purchase. While the stairlift is in motion, safety belts and harnesses are utilised to help avoid falls and other injuries. 

How Does a Stairlift Keep Me Safe at the Top of the Stairs?

Your stairlift is equipped with sensors that shut down the motor automatically if they detect an obstruction in its path of travel, such as something stuck on the stairs unknowingly. When swivelled at the top of the stair, the pivoting seat also serves as a safety barrier at the stairwell’s top to prevent accidents. 

Do Stairlifts Have Seat Belts?

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A range of belts and harnesses are available for to ensure your complete and peace of mind when using stairlifts. For those with more complex or potentially debilitating needs, we offer a range of harnesses and seat belts including: 

For Further Health & Safety Related Questions, Get In Touch

If you require additional information about a specific product or service that we offer, please get in touch with a member of our team today. You can reach us by calling 01633 842642, or email info@dolphin-stairlifts.co.uk 

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