Decision details

Lift Compliance Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Adults and Social Care / Director of Commissioning which sought approval for adoption of a compliance policy covering Stairlift, vertical lift and step lift service, maintenance and inspection.


Alternatives considered

To continue to have informal arrangements in place, which wouldn’t be acceptable if we were subject to any investigation by the Health and Safety Executive.



That the Lift Compliance Policy be adopted.


Reason for resolution

Following a recent review of lift compliance, it has been determined that a formal approved policy is required to set out how we will meet our responsibilities within the legislation governing this area.

Report author: Kathryn Andrew

Publication date: 06/09/2021

Date of decision: 31/08/2021

Decided at meeting: 31/08/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/09/2021

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