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Safety is paramount, all stairlifts should be
installed to BS 5776 safety standard, some may be CE marked. A
host of safety features are included on all stairlfts, these
include safety cut outs on all edges to prevent trapping or
injury to the user and others.
Seatbelt or Harness
For most people a
standard lap seat belt will be sufficient. The ride
quality on newer stairlifts is very good and many users feel
comfortable not using a seatbelt.
there are of course certain ailments and disabilities which make
it essential to have more support. There is a wide range of
harnesses available but not all of the manufacturers are able to
If you need a harness or if you may need one in the future, make
sure it can be fitted to the chair that you are buying.