Here are six easy Tips from Duralift on how to use a Scissor Lift safely on your next Elevated Work Platform Hire at your work site.
Instructions may differ slightly for each machine brand. Instructions below suited to a Haulotte 19ft scissor lift.
1.Check machine for visual damage by a walkaround
2.Turn key switch to platform
3.Enter scissor platform
4.Pull up emergency stop on control box, and wait for system to be ready. (beeps, lights etc depending on model)
5.Select drive function on control panel, (if required, model dependant) or pull joystick dead man switch in, and drive.
6.When in position to lift, select lift function on control panel. Using joystick, pull dead man switch in and activate joystick to lift. (joystick direction for lift is different on all models)