How can we help you? What are the safety features on a stair lift? 0 out of 0 found this helpful Key safety features on our line of stair lifts include a seat belt, obstruction sensors on the foot rest & carriage, seat sensors that ensure the unit is in the locked and riding position before operating, and constant pressure controls which stop the lift if you release your finger from the controls. Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0) Category: General Related Questions Can I stand on the footrest instead of sitting on the seat? Will a stair lift block my staircase? Can you install a stair lift outside? What happens in the case of a power outage?