HoldSafe Handrail UV Disinfection Units

HoldSafe Handrail UV Disinfection Units are easily installed to any escalator or walkway handrail system and use powerful and safe UV-C (ultraviolet) LED technology to continuously eliminate up to 98% of the bacteria commonly found on handrails. 

 “80% of infections are spread the same way: Someone touches a germ-ridden surface” - WebMD

HoldSafe Products

The HoldSafe Unit easily attaches to an escalator or walkway handrail and immediately starts to eliminate the bacteria and viruses that leads to the spread of infectious diseases.

HoldSafe GLS

For Glass Balustrades

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HoldSafe SUS

For Stainless Steel Balustrades

The HoldSafe Escalator & Walkway Handrail UV Disinfection Units are designed to be used in either direction on any existing walkway or escalator balustrade. 


The non-permanent mounting system will not damage or impede the normal operation of your walkway or escalator system. 

No electrical wiring or mechanical modifications required.  Installation is quick, and the unit starts to work immediately. 

UV-C light exposes the handrail surface to disinfection irradiance which eliminates the ability of any pathogens to reproduce and cause infection.  

The external mounting of the unit allows for easy maintenance and a visible notification to users that your location has put public health & safety measures in place.

Installation is easy and fast.  Verify with local guidelines on permits for installation. Contact us for any requests to verify our UL Listing.

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HoldSafe Hidden

Internal Mounted for All Types

The HoldSafe Hidden Escalator & Walkway Handrail UV Disinfection Unit is designed to be installed internally on any existing walkway or escalator balustrade. 


The mounting system will not damage or impede the normal operation of your walkway or escalator system.  

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Why Choose HoldSafe UV Disinfection Units by PürHealth?

  • Ease of Implementation

    • A continuous solution to disinfect handrails during regular operation, with no risk, obstacle or inconvenience to the user.

    • Fastest solution to implement to eliminates pathogenic and viruses on handrails.

    • Installs in under an hour : Easy to install, maintain and operate.  Simple electrical wiring, or self-powered options.

    • Suitable for ANY existing escalator or moving walkway.  Regardless of balustrade type; glass, stainless steel or both. 

    • Flexible positioning to ensure no obstruction to safety switches and features on existing escalator.

  • Proven 98% Effective : Safe & Powerful UV-C Ultraviolet light

    • No toxic or harsh chemicals utilised.  No residual chemicals or damage to handrails.  Only bacteria is targeted and eliminated by the UV-C light.

    • UV-C is the most effective method of surface disinfection – proven up to 98% effective in laboratory and medical studies.

    • The HoldSafe UV Disinfection Unit has been proven effective in real-world and laboratory testing, also showing up to 98% effectiveness in killing pathogens on handrails – results available for review.

    • UV-C proven effective in medical studies and for use in operating room and hospital use. Currently UV-C is most commonly used in the medical market.


  • Safe

    • Public Safety First : The only UL & cUL Listed product for external use – Passed stringent safety requirements and testing.  No risk of entrapment, UV-C light leakage, impact damage or electrical distress.

    • Highly visible and reassuring to escalator and walkway users.  Modern design, clear labelling and attractive indication lighting on the front panel.  There will be no doubt that your escalator handrails are being actively disinfected.

    • 1000’s of units installed in 100’s of locations worldwide; airports, malls, venues, transit systems, etc. since 2017. No accidents or damage reported.

    • Tested and proven in installations for over 3 years.

Ideally suited anywhere there is an escalator or moving walkway
Retail & Hospitality
Public Venues & Arenas
Public Transit & Transportation
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