How can we help you? Are stair lifts safe? 0 out of 1 found this helpful Yes, stair lifts have been around for many years and have proven to be safe when installed by a qualified and trained professional. There really is no safer way to travel up and down your staircase than with a stair lift. Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0) Category: General Related Questions Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? How long does the installation take? Is a stair lift difficult to operate? Are stair lifts expensive?