COVID – 19 update. -Stannah in The Mountain West is an approved Essential Critical Infrastructure Company.
Installations and servicing stairlifts in the United States has been deemed critical to the public health and safety, by the US Department Of Homeland Security, during the COVID -19 response efforts,.In a letter dated March 19, 2020 from the US Department of Homeland Security we were informed that we have a special responsibility to perform our normal work schedule.
In 2019 the number 1 cause of accidental injuries in homes was the result of stairway falls. 12,000 deaths 600,000 hospital admissions, According to the National Safety Council in 2019 alone. 600,000 hospital beds were used as a result of stairway falls, in the last year. This is a major part of the thinking in the decision.