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 Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? Can I stand on the footrest instead of sitting on the seat? I have a landing in between two straight flights of stairs, what is the solution to this? Are stair lifts expensive?