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Expert Session 15: Safety and security risks and how to reduce them

In this Expert Session, Liftinstituut Product Manager Certification Willem Kasteleijn and KONE Senior Manager of Certification Robert Kaspersma discuss the safety and security risks brought by technological developments in the lift industry, and how to reduce them.

Theme of this episode: Safety and security risks and how to reduce them


  • Willem Kasteleijn – Liftinstituut Product Manager Certification
  • Robert Kaspersma – KONE Senior Manager of Certification

Main topics:

  • Development in digital technology in lifts
  • Are innovative techniques always safe techniques?
  • Programmable Electronic Safety Systems
  • Regulations on new technologies

WATCH EXPERT SESSION 15: Safety and security risks and how to reduce them


14/10/21 Episode 1: Safety Inspections: the optimal interval

28/10/21 Episode 2: The Integral Safety Vision

11/11/21 Episode 3: Brexit - consequences for the industry

 25/11/21 Episode 4: IoT (Internet of Things) in the elevator industry

09/12/21 Episode 5: Elevators and cybersecurity

15/01/22 Episode 6: Use of elevators in fire rescue

15/02/22 Episode 7: Trapped passengers in elevators

15/03/22 Episode 8:  Revision of the Machine Directive 

15/04/22 Episode 9: Buildings of the future

15/05/22 Episode 10: Starting a lift inspection company

17/11/22 Episode 11:  Codes and Standards in the Lift Industry

23/02/23 Episode 12: Certification - What are the most important things?

14/03/23 Episode 13: Certification - Testing new safety components

30/03/23 Episode 14: Developments from the Escalator Standards Committee


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