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Internally Mounted UV Disinfection Units

HoldSafe hidden Handrail UV Disinfection Units are easily installed in any escalator or walkway handrail system and use powerful and safe UV-C (ultraviolet) LED technology to eliminate up to 98% of the pathogens commonly found on handrails, including the virus causing COVID-19*, with continuous use. 

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Internally Mounted Unit for All Handrail Balustrade Types

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The HoldSafe hidden Escalator & Walkway Handrail UV Disinfection Unit is designed to be installed internally on any existing walkway or escalator balustrade and can be used in either direction of the handrail.


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

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

Click PDF icon to Download Installation Instructions for HSH03/04SPM

HoldSafe hidden UV Disinfection Units by PürHealth are market leaders:

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  1. Verification based on thorough product documentation review and market inquiries.  PürHealth is not responsible if data has changed and will strive to update this document responsibly.

  2. Proprietary testing conducted by an accredited laboratory with a Covid-19 virus inoculated on actual handrail material.

  3. Coming Soon!

  • 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 eliminate bacteria and viruses on handrails.

    • Installs in under an hour : Easy to install, maintain and operate.  Simple DC Voltage electrical wiring.

    • Suitable for ANY existing escalator or moving walkway.  Regardless of direction or 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, showing up to 98% effectiveness in killing pathogens on handrails, including Covid-19, with continuous use.  Results available for review.


  • Safe

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

    • Units installed in locations worldwide. No accidents or damage reported.

  • Caution

    • The use of any UVC device is a supplement to and not a substitute for standard infection control practices.  Where required, users must continue to follow all current infection control practices, including those practices related to cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces as issued by regulatory agencies.

    • UVC disinfection results will vary depending on escalator handrail speed and load factor, no specific claim can be made by any UVC product for use in this environment.  Please contact PürHealth directly for specific performance information related to disinfection effectiveness.

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