Stock Number: EQU006814
Make: Kalmar
Model: DCE160-9
Year: 2012

Stock Number: 2-18-UEATT-95
Make: Misc

Stock Number: 266717
Make: CAT
Model: MC30
Year: 1981

Stock Number: 206419
Make: Jungheinrich
Model: ETR345-36V
Year: 2012

Stock Number: 206048
Make: CAT
Model: EPC5000-80VS
Year: 2011

Stock Number: 300673
Make: JLG
Model: M600JP
Year: 2016

Stock Number: 230463
Make: Magnum
Model: MLT5080
Year: 2008

Stock Number: EQU004302
Make: Crown
Model: 35RRTT
Year: 1988

Stock Number: 2-18-ATT015
Make: Hyundai
Model: Attachment

Stock Number: EQU007560
Make: JLG
Model: 600AJ
Year: 2010

Stock Number: 2-18-UEATT-65
Make: Misc

Stock Number: EQU005657
Make: Hyster
Model: S50FT
Year: 2013

Terex Straight Man Lifts

Terex Straight Man Lifts

Aerial Manlift Hazards
Aerial man lifts are personnel lifts such as articulated boom lifts, scissor lifts and boom lifts which use an articulated boom or a series of linked, folding supports. These equipment allows employees to get up high into previously inaccessible places. In some ways, these machinery have made construction a lot safer and easier, although, the overall safety which comes with the unparalleled mobility of aerial manlifts has implemented a new list of hazards that could inadvertently lead to severe injury or even death to drivers who are unaware.

Falls from a man lift often happens when workers cannot secure the harness to the lift or fail to or are unable to wear a safety harness. Falls can take place when somebody on the platform acts wrongly and participates in an activity like for instance climbing the guard rails to gain extra height. As well, mishaps could be caused if the operator on the ground causes the machine to move in an unexpected motion prior to the worker being properly secured.

A lot of workers also fall because the base of their machine is accidentally struck by some other heavy thing. In this situation, the force of the blow below becomes amplified by the lift's length, thus causing the worker to be suddenly catapulted off of the platform. Clearly this dangerous action has catastrophic results.

Boom lifts are prone to tipping over. Tip overs are more common in articulated boom lifts, but can occur in any kind of lift. Because boom lifts are able to move both vertically and horizontally, they are capable of changing the overall center of gravity of the machinery. Therefore, if the lift is over loaded or parked on a slope of some kind, extending the boom to full length when it is in the wrong position could cause the machinery to tip over.

  • Skyjack Articulating Man lifts
    Types of Articulating Man Lifts Man lifts are available in both engine-powered and electric-powered models. These machines are made up ... More
  • Pecco Tower Cranes
    Other KInds of Crawler-Mounted Cranes In order to be able to power a huge variety of machinery, industrial wheel tractors were adapted ... More
  • Manitou Counterbalance Forklift
    The lift truck is fairly a popular commodity, with their usage is discussed and sought after, each day. The truth is, this comes as no ... More
  • Kalmar Container Forklifts
    For many years, Kalmar has been developing specially made machinery designed to handle empty containers. Kalmar's empty container ... More
  • Mitsubishi Large Capacity Forklift
    It is quite important for some companies to examine the method of choosing a forklift. For instance, would your company select ... More