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