The hospital elevators must be of a standard to allow other passengers to travel comfortably with the stretcher. Stretcher lift cabins should comply with hygiene rules in terms of health, and anti-bacterial measures should be taken. Hospital elevators, also known as patient lifts, are designed with stainless steel interior decoration, and the light level should be unobtrusive. Hospital elevator cabin buttons are lower than other elevators and broader than other buttons. Necessary precautions should be taken against power outages. Their common use areas are the buildings such as hospitals, medical centers, community health care centers and nursing home.
Dimensions of hospital elevator should be in standards that at least one stretcher and one companion may go into. Hospital lift cabins should suit with hygienic rules in terms of health and precautions should be taken place toward antibacterial prevention. The interior decoration of hospital elevators, also known as patient elevators, is designed as stainless and the lighting is kept at level that does not disturb the patient. Hospital elevator cabin buttons are on the lower position than the other kinds of elevators and their doors are wider than the other kinds. Precautions for any situation of electricity cut should be taken. Hospital lifts may be preferred as semi-auto, full auto or hydraulic. Hospital elevators may be preferred as to their variable carrying capacities from 1600 kg to 2000 kg and their various speeds from 0,40 m/s up to 30m/s.