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MEC Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

MEC Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Disadvantages of Scissor Lifts
Scissor lifts are a kind of "mobile scaffolding", with a wheel-mounted machinery that provides power to a work platform that moves down and up. The lift could be powered by propane, electricity, gas or diesel. Scissor lifts are characterized by a variety of scissor-like joints that raise the machine by collapsing and expanding. Many safety features are built into scissor lifts these days, particularly the newer models. Like with any safety features, they may not be able to guarantee safety and several features could be manually overridden by operators or they could occasionally malfunction.

Accidental Elevation
Usually, construction workers utilize scissor lifts to work on ceilings or on higher aspects of the jobsite. The workers will need to hoist the platforms just to right below ceiling level. The problem with accidental elevation can take place if the workers bump into the elevation controls inadvertently when working. In the ceiling scenario, the controls could be accidentally activated and the platform can rise up and inadvertently crush them into the ceiling.

Employees have to be really cautious, making sure they are fully aware of their environment. This would ensure they don't inadvertently electrocute themselves. If, for example, an operator inadvertently touches or makes direct contact with an induction field or an electrical conductor, tragic outcome can happen.

Lateral Loads
It is essential to be familiar with the loading limitations while in operation of the scissor lift. These limitations would be labelled in the scissor lift guidebook. Mis-loading the platform can cause really terrible consequences. A lateral-load is amongst the potential issues which could happen if the entire lift overturns. This situation takes place when a heavy material or tool such as a concrete slab that hangs over the scissor lift platform's side, causing the whole equipment to become unbalanced right away and really prone to dangerously tipping over.

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