LOLER and PUWER: Two names lift owners need to know

We know, these sound like to latest internet abbreviations or two characters from a kid’s daytime TV show but, th are actually two very important regulations tha lift owners should not only know about, but also be adhering to. Let’s take a look:

PUWER: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 

PUWER requires any risks to people’s health and safety, risks that come directly from the equipment that they use at work, to be prevented or controlled.
PUWER regulations require that equipment ...

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Lift Maintenance: Your Top Questions Answered

At Sheridan Lifts, we appreciate that knowing about the lifts in your building or under your care isn’t easy and that often, it’s best to just leave it to the professionals and so we pride ourselves on making this process as painless as possible for our customers. To help, we have listed and answered the most asked questions regarding lifts.


How often should I service my lift?

The type of lift you have determines the frequency of a service as well as ...

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Lifts, Nips & Tucks: Why Your Lift Is Crying Out For An Upgrade

Nobody turns down an upgrade

It is a truth universally acknowledged that we humans seize each and every opportunity to enhance or ‘step up’ an experience. VIP concert tickets, first class seats on the 12:10 Pendolino service to London Euston, and using the credit card to buy an upgrade into Business Class just to avoid the queues.

We’ll let you into a little secret, your customers’ lift experience is no different.

Now, an old lift does not necessarily need replacing in its entirety. ...

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Going Up: Take A Lift To The Future

Many of us use lifts every single day, and step in and out of them without much thought to what it is that enables us to trabel through floors. Now, anyone will be able to tell you that lifts are operated by a series of ropes – and they’d be right, lifts as we know them have been dependent on them for 160 years – but what if we were to tell you that rope-free lifts were now a reality?

Cast ...

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