Accessibility, Safety, and Platform Lifts and Elevators

Sponsored by Garaventa Lift

Learning Objectives:

  1. %ISummarize the current Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and explore how the regulations apply to elevators and lifts.
  2. %IIdentify different types and designs of elevators and lifts, and describe their application in order to solve accessibility problems.
  3. %IExamine code-compliance issues related to elevators and lifts.
  4. %IAnalyze the challenges and solutions for evacuation of persons with disabilities.


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We recognize the importance of elevators and lifts in today’s design industry. Lifts and elevators can be an extraordinary feature added to a home or building that will enhance the life quality and safety of the end user. In this program the learner will learn about the requirements for platform lifts, the different types of lifts, and basic product design. Will also gain an understanding of code compliance issues, and how to solve accessibility problems, and solutions for evacuation for persons with disabilities.


Garaventa Lift Garaventa Lift is a global company specializing in the manufacturing of accessibility products and compact elevators for commercial and residential applications. Garaventa Lift is a world leader in the industry with a reputation for reliability, safety and innovation. With over 50,000 installations worldwide, including many creative solutions, Garaventa Lift has the knowledge and experience to solve the most difficult accessibility challenges. Our name stands for reliability, safety and innovation. Our Commitment: To Customers: We earn the trust of every customer. Now and in the future. To the Public: We communicate openly, honestly and transparently. We are careful with the environment.