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At Mobility123, we prioritize safety above all else. Stairlifts provide a crucial solution for individuals with mobility challenges, enabling them to navigate stairs independently and comfortably. To ensure the utmost safety for our customers, we offer stairlifts equipped with a wide range of safety features designed to minimize risks and provide peace of mind. Most of these safety features come standard on the stairlifts available through

Why Safety Features are Important:

Safety features are essential for several reasons:

  1. Prevent Accidents: Stairlifts with comprehensive safety features help avoid accidents by detecting and addressing potential hazards.
  2. Enhance User Confidence: Knowing that their stairlift is equipped with safety features, users can confidently navigate stairs without fear.
  3. Ensure Reliability: Stairlifts with advanced safety features are more likely to operate reliably, providing a dependable mobility solution.

List of Safety Features and Descriptions:

  1. Safety Sensors: Stairlifts are equipped with safety sensors on the footrest and carriage to detect obstructions on the stairs. When an obstruction is detected, the stairlift will automatically stop to prevent accidents.
  2. Seat Belts: Seat belts ensure that the user remains securely seated on the stairlift during operation. This feature minimizes the risk of falls and provides additional security for users with balance or stability issues.
  3. Swivel Seat: Swivel seats enable users to safely get on and off the stairlift at the top of the stairs. This feature helps reduce the risk of falls by allowing users to dismount the stairlift on a stable, flat surface, away from the edge of the stairs.
  4. Key Lock: A key lock feature prevents unauthorized use of the stairlift, ensuring that only those who need it can operate the device. This is especially important in households with young children or when the stairlift is installed in a shared living space.
  5. Limit Switches: Limit switches automatically stop the stairlift when it reaches the end of the rail, preventing it from running off the track. This feature ensures the stairlift stops in the correct position every time.
  6. Battery Backup: In the event of a power outage, the battery backup feature allows the stairlift to continue operating for a limited number of trips. This ensures users can safely navigate the stairs even during a power failure.
  7. Hand Controls: Ergonomically designed hand controls make operating the stairlift easy and intuitive, reducing the risk of user error.
  8. Emergency Stop Button: An emergency stop button allows users to immediately halt the stairlift’s operation in case of an emergency or potential hazard.
  9. Over-Speed Governor: The over-speed governor feature monitors the stairlift’s speed and will automatically stop the device if it exceeds a safe speed limit, ensuring a smooth and controlled ride.


Safety features are an integral part of any stairlift, ensuring a secure and reliable mobility solution for users. At Mobility123, we understand the importance of these features and are proud to offer stairlifts with comprehensive safety features as standard. Visit our website at or contact us to learn more about the stairlifts we offer and the safety features that come with them.

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