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MEC Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

MEC Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Disadvantages of Utilizing Scissor Lifts
A scissor lift is a specific type of mobile scaffolding. This wheel-mounted machinery gives power to a work platform which moves down and up. The lift can be powered by electricity, propane, diesel or gas. Scissor lifts are characterized by a variety of scissor-like joints which elevate the machinery by expanding and collapsing. Numerous safety features are built into scissor lifts these days, especially models which are newer. As with any safety features, they may not be able to guarantee safety and some features can be manually overridden by operators or they could occasionally malfunction.

Accidental Elevation
Construction workers commonly utilize scissor lifts to work at higher heights. Workers can hoist the work platform to just beneath the ceiling level. The problem with accidental elevation can occur if the workers accidentally bump into the elevation controls when working. In the ceiling scenario, the controls might be accidentally activated and the platform can rise up and accidentally crush them into the ceiling.

Employees have to be really cautious, making sure they are completely aware of their environment. This will ensure they don't accidentally electrocute themselves. If, for instance, the operator makes direct contact with or inadvertently touches an induction field or an electrical conductor, tragic consequences can occur.

Lateral Loads
While operating a scissor lift, it is vital to be familiar with the loading restrictions in the handbook of your scissor lift. Really terrible consequences can happen if the platform is mis-loaded. A lateral-load is one of the possible problems that can happen if the entire lift overturns. This situation happens if a heavy tool or material such as a concrete slab that hangs over the scissor lift platform's side, causing the whole machinery to become unbalanced at once and really susceptible to tipping over dangerously.

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