Certifications & Trade Associations

Always mindful of our place within the Lift Industry, Shorts prides itself on its broad range of trade associations and certifications. Shorts is focused on meeting and consistently surpassing the expectations of our customers.


LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long-standing associations with a history dating back to 1932. With a membership covering some 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.
The SafeContractor scheme provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety is being handled correctly and sufficiently on their sites.