In accordance with the law, lift installations are to be regularly examined and given proper lift maintenance by appropriately qualified operatives.
The lift maintenance services and lift repairs policies relating to your lifts, therefore, must comply with; Health and Safety legislation, including the Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999 and the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 (as amended).
The Lifts Regulations 1997 and the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).
All relevant British and European lift maintenance standards including BS EN 81-1:1998 (Electric Lifts), BS EN 81-2:1998 (Hydraulic Lifts), prEN 81-28 (remote alarms on passenger and goods passenger lifts), prEN 81-70 (rules of accessibility of disabled people to lifts), prEN 81-73 (behaviour of lifts in the event of a fire). Building Regulations Part M “Access to and use of Buildings”.
Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and the Housing Acts 1985 and 1988.
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and 2005.