Knowledge Vault

For insightful blog and safety information, we’ll be updating this page to ensure safety and confidence in operating our scissor lifts.

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In this blog we’ll take a look at frequently asked questions for operating a Scissor Lift and the answers you need in order for your hire to stay compliant and minimise the risk of accidents in the workplace.

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Stay safe when operating scissor lifts

Safety - Street Smart

Operating on or near public roads using electric scissor lifts

Safety - Power Lines

Operating near power lines using electric scissor lifts

Safety - Working at height

Exiting the platform at height

MEWP Rescue Plan

Official IPAF toolbox talk on MEWP Rescue Plans

Familiarisation

Official IPAF guide on familiarisation with scissor lifts

Lifting equipment at work

A brief guide regarding lifting art work from the HSE

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