How can we help you? What if something is in the way or on the track of the stair lift? 0 out of 1 found this helpful All of our stair lifts are equipped with safety sensors on the footplate and carriage that stop the stair lift if it meets an obstruction. Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0) Category: General Related Questions What if my stair lift is on the opposite end of the staircase? Can I stand on the footrest instead of sitting on the seat? When do I need a stair lift? What happens if my stair lift breaks down?