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The UK Lift / Elevator / Escalator Industry is unique in many ways and generates News that cannot easily be found on other media platforms. Elevation Magazine is the News Forum for this specialist industry.

News items are submitted by various sectors of the industry, including Lift Contractors, Lift Consultants, Architects, Property Managers, Building Owners, Equipment Suppliers and Government Bodies.


First Call for Papers

The University of Northampton, CIBSE Lifts Group and LEIA are pleased to announce the Seventh Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies will be held on 20 and 21 September 2017.

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Update on the Lifts Regulations 2015

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial has recently announced that they are to issue the Lifts Regulations 2015, transposing the Lifts Directive 2014 into UK law by the end of 2016. These regulations were to have been published by 20 April 2016, but were held up until after the EU Referendum. This will be a relief to all as it will avoid ambiguity with the Lifts Regulations 1997 applying to BS EN 81-20/50.

interlift 2017: VFA Forum 2017 - Call for Papers

interlift 2017 is approaching, as is the VFA Forum.
Both exhibitors and visitors are invited to submit papers for the VFA Forum that will take place during interlift 2017.

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Quality Management System application guidelines published

BSI, the business standards company has published ISO 9002:2016 Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001 is the most widely recognized standard in the world, with over a million organizations certified to it.

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interlift 2017: Continuity as success factor

The interlift 2015 was the biggest one so far. With 540 exhibitors, 20,440 visitors and 42,500 m² of occupied space, it was able to set three new records. These will probably become history in 2017.

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The countdown is on for Asansör Istanbul 2017!

The countdown is on for Asansör Istanbul, one of the world’s top three trade fairs for the professional lifts and escalator industries.

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Appeal for more female engineers to have their work published

On National Women in Engineering Day 2016, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling for more female engineers to capitalise on their knowledge and expertise by having their work published in its world-renowned publications and information services.

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The British Safety Council launches three new first aid qualifications

Considering the vital importance of first aid skills in the workplace, which can mean the difference between life and death, as well as health and safety training providers’ needs to be able to offer a full suite of training courses, the British Safety Council has launched three new first aid qualifications.

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Health at work – whose responsibility is it anyway?

The British Safety Council is holding its Annual Conference ‘Health and work in a changing world’ on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at The Kings Fund, London. The conference will attempt to de-mystify the meaning and place of health in the workplace.
The speakers will address the pertinent and still controversial issue of responsibility for health in the workplace: what should employers be doing and how can they encourage staff to manage and improve their health? How can this responsibility be best shared?

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EU referendum result: BSI statement

Following the result of the UK referendum to leave the EU there will be a transition period while the UK Government negotiates the terms as a result of the referendum.

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