Our association is dedicated to the enhancement of safety in use in Ireland of all domestic and commercial lifts, escalators, travelators and chair lifts through design, installation and maintenance best practice. Our aim is achieve this advancement in full co-operation with our customers and with the Irish and European standards and regulatory bodies.
The design and installation of lifts and escalators is highly regulated, there are wide ranging and complex statutory requirements. As lift owners/managers you must show a duty of care to all persons using or operating lift equipment on your premises. By engaging a member of The Irish Lift and Escalator Association you have the reassurance that these member companies have correct level of technical ability, insurances, standards and Health and Safety practices is place .
ILEA aims to ensure its members have the best and most up to date information on safety, standards and legislative matters – supported by professional assistance.
ILEA membership requires that member companies have a quality management system and at a minimum are certificated to ISO 9001 – and that the awarding body is accredited by an appropriate EU Accreditation Body.
ILEA membership can therefore be summarised as companies who:
Are well established
Have a quality system, audited annually
Are subject to third party technical audits, annually
Have approved company safety policies
Carry appropriate product and third party insurance
Have skilled employees
Are provided with a constant up-dating service on safety, technical and legislative matters.
Lifts and escalators are complex products, the design responsibilities and the level of regulatory control can involve a full replacement of a non-compliant product.