MEILLER’s new FingerGuard system closes the security gap at lift entrances.
Hands down: Thanks to MEILLER’s newly developed "FingerGuard®” system, there will be no more accidents involving children getting their fingers caught in lift doors in the future.
MEILLER’s solutions are anything but half hearted, which has been amply proven by our new FingerGuard® system that completely prevents children from getting their fingers caught in lift doors. In addition to that, the system can be installed quickly and only needs to be configured once. FingerGuard® is patent pending and available both for centre-opening and telescopic lift doors.
Lifts - proven and safe
There are millions of lift systems installed all over the globe for quickly transporting people and goods, with more than 700,000 lifts in Germany alone.
The use of lifts for transporting people and goods has nowadays become commonplace, just like shopping on the 6th floor of a shopping centre or enjoying a quick cappuccino in a restaurant in a high rise. What is the situation like, however, when it comes to the safety of our lift installations?
Accidents with fatal consequences are extremely rare, says Ralph Fähnrich from Germany's Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. "Taking into account the number of lifts in use and their time of operation, the situation looks very good." Using a lift is safer than travelling by car or train.
Safe for children too?
It might be true in general that lifts are safe compared to other forms of transport, but they still pose a risk for children: