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 Are stair lifts expensive? Can I take the arms off of the stair lift to make the seat wider? What happens in the case of a power outage? What happens if my stair lift breaks down?