Automotive Scissor Lift is one of the widely used equipment in the automotive industry to lift the vehicle to various level of heights. With the support of metal of criss-cross shape and sturdy platform, Scissor lift helps you in the repairing work and also increases your storage capacity.
Moreover, as it helps to reach the various height, it is often used at a construction site as an alternative to the ladder.
it requires some safety measures to be taken by you to ensure safety.
If you don’t comply with these safety measures then it may result in major injuries or damage or even death.
No, our aim is not to scare you but as they say, prevention is better than cure, we aim to make you more careful to prevent any mishaps. Ensure safety with these significant safety measures.
Do check the Car Hoist every day
Make inspecting to scissor lift before and after using it. It requires regular maintenance to work efficiently. Do check all the components of the lift and ensure that there is no damaged,
loose or missing part. If there is then do not use the lift until it is fixed.
Check the proper fluid level, safety equipment, and all the cables and wiring. Moreover, scissor lifts consist of guardrails, so make sure to work within the guardrail to ensure safety.
Don’t use it if you are not trained
Automotive equipment can be operated rightly only by a trained professional. Its users need to be well informed with the proper use and maintenance of the scissor lifts. Do not use it if you are not trained and do not have enough knowledge to handle the equipment efficiently.
If you are not well-trained then you won’t be able to use the scissor lift effectively and even small error of judgment can lead to the major accidents.
You should be aware of the protocols that you must follow in case of an emergency or mishaps to reduce the amount of damage or loss.
Do not overload the Hoist
Most of the accidents happen due to the overloading of the lifts. You must know the capacity limit of the scissor lift and make sure not to exceed the limit. Overloading of the lift can cause serious injuries and damages.
To learn about the weight capacity of the hoist and also ask for a safety manual to the manufacturer or the retailer to use the equipment properly. The manual will also make you acquainted with the dos and don’ts which will help you immensely.