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 How much weight can a stair lift hold? Are stair lifts safe? Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? How long does the installation take?