When Were Wheelchair Lifts Invented?
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Wheelchair lifts or disability platform lifts are becoming a common sight in cafes, museums, visitor attractions, schools, universities, shops, and offices.  This is due to companies adhering to guidelines outlined in the 2010 Equalities Act, Installing wheelchair lifts makes more venues accessible for people who have restricted mobility.  There are many reasons people may struggle…...
Why You Should Install Disability Platform Lifts In Your Business
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Disability platform lifts make all businesses accessible to everyone.  Hotels, museums, shops, garden centres, restaurants and offices all benefit from installing disability platform lifts.  They enable people with a variety of conditions affecting mobility to live normal lives. The Equality Act 2010 requires companies to make reasonable adjustments for workers with disabilities.  Many companies are…...
Five Of The World’s Tallest Lifts
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Lifts or elevators enable us to live and work in extremely tall buildings without having to do a marathon to get to the right floor.  Humans have always strived to build buildings that reach the sky this is evident from the church spires and the Egyptian pyramids.  Technology allows us to construct buildings up to…...
Why Barrel Hoists Are Good For Staff Well Being
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Barrel hoists are an essential piece of kit for lifting or lowering barrels in public houses, restaurants and nightclubs. Most beer barrels are stored in cellars in the basement of the establishment.  Loading and unloading the barrels require a lot of heavy lifting and manoeuvring which causes injury to staff. Using barrel hoists to do…...
How Many Types Of Lifts Are There?
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Lifts have revolutionised all aspects of life allowing buildings to be accessible and to improve deliveries and services in many different industries.  A lift is simply a platform that moves up and down carrying either people or products. Presently there are five main types of lifts; barrel hoists, disability platform lifts, Mezzanine Goods Lifts, scissor…...
Lifts With Wow Factor
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At Challenger Group we are very proud of the lifts we manufacture but are first to admit that; disability platform lifts, mezzanine goods lifts, scissor table lifts and service lifts are more practical than interesting.  We thought that we would lighten up your coffee break or commute with examples of amazing lifts all over the…...
How Installing a Disability Platform Lift is a Bonus For Your Business
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In 2010 the Government passed the Equality Act which aims to ensure that employees with disabilities are not discriminated against in the work place.  As well as legislative guidelines relating to issues such as; ability to fill in application forms and interview attendance, the act requires the employer to, ‘Make Reasonable Adjustments in The Workplace’.…...
What are Hydraulics?
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How much do you know about hydraulics? If the answer is ‘not that much’ that’s completely understandable.  The chances are that you actually come across and use hydraulics everyday without really realising or thinking about it. To get the basics of hydraulics you need to know Pascal’s Law. This states that when there is an…...
Scissor Lifts at the Challenger Group
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What is a scissor lift? Scissor lifts are used across a wide range of industries including retail, service, transport and manufacturing.  They are used to lift materials, goods, or people up and down.  In everyday use you may often see them being used to load or unload trucks, being used in large supermarkets to help…...

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