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Lift Compliance Policy

Meeting: 31/08/2021 - Cabinet (Item 31)

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To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services / Interim Director of Childrens Services.

Additional documents:


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.