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Lift Spare Parts Compliance – Why it’s essential for lift professionals.


Lift maintenance and safety are paramount in the UK and Ireland. Moreover, with countless lives relying on lifts daily, maintaining and equipping them with compliant lift parts is essential.

This article will explore the importance of lift parts compliance, how companies demonstrate their commitment to the highest level of safety, and why it is essential for lift professionals.

The Importance of Lift Parts Compliance

Safety First

Lifts play a vital role in our daily lives, transporting people and goods between floors of buildings. As a result, the safety of lift operations is of paramount importance. Using compliant spare parts is vital to the jigsaw, ensuring that lifts are safe and operate correctly.

Regulatory Compliance

The UK and Ireland have stringent regulations governing lift maintenance and safety. Compliant spare parts help maintenance companies adhere to these regulations and avoid potential legal issues, thereby keeping the public safe.

Enhanced Lifespan

Compliant parts are designed and manufactured to meet specific industry standards. This ensures the longevity of your lifts, reducing the need for frequent callouts and costly repairs and, in turn, saving lift professionals time and money.


Accreditation demonstrates a company’s commitment to providing products that meet the strictest safety and quality standards. We hold accreditation from Lift Cert, one of the lift industry’s most longstanding and respected Approved Bodies.

ISO Certification

ISO standards encompass but also extend far beyond health and safety. They cover many areas, including quality management, environmental sustainability, information security, and more. ISO standards are fundamental to contemporary business operations. They boost health and safety measures and improve quality and efficiency. ISO standards promote a work environment prioritising safety and productivity by providing a systematic framework.

We maintain a robust quality assurance system, having achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 certifications. These internationally recognised standards guarantee that our products are compliant and of the highest quality.

Quality Assurance

A company should always thoroughly inspect each part it supplies as part of a quality control process to ensure it meets the highest industry standards. As a lift professional, you want to assure your client of your commitment to providing compliant, accredited, quality-assured spare parts that prioritise safety.

As part of our quality control process, we thoroughly inspect each spare part we supply to ensure it meets the highest industry standards. We stand by the safety and reliability of our products.

We cannot overstate the importance of supplying compliant spare parts in lift maintenance.

Schmersal Safety Component

Understanding Safety Components

Safety components encompass a range of crucial devices that contribute to the safe operation of lifts. These include devices for locking landing doors, overspeed limitation devices, energy-accumulating and dissipating buffers, safety devices for hydraulic power circuits, and electric safety circuits containing electronic components. Each plays a vital role in preventing accidents and ensuring the integrity of lift operations.

Compliance Obligations for Importers

With Brexit implications, UK businesses sourcing safety components from the EU now undertake the role of importers. This shift in responsibility comes with added legal obligations, necessitating thorough adherence to conformity assessment procedures and accurate labelling. Importers must ensure that manufacturers have conducted appropriate conformity assessments and provide their details on the safety component or its packaging.

By sourcing safety components from us, lift professionals are assured that they comply with EU and UK regulations. Any safety component we imported, conforming to the Lift Directive (EU law) and bearing a CE mark, undergoes the necessary procedures required to conform to the UK Lift Regulations and apply UKCA marks where appropriate.

Make part sourcing easy.

Thank you for reading our blog on the importance of lift spares compliance. We hope that the information provided has been helpful and informative.

If you have any further questions or need assistance sourcing compliant lift spare parts, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team of experts is always ready to support you in your lift maintenance endeavours.

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