Warning on Scissor Lifts
The HSE has issued a safety warning on particular scissor lifts
The HSE has issued a safety warning on particular scissor lifts after an over-turning incident.
Overturns of JLG 500RTS scissor lifts.
Owners of JLG 500RTS and 400RTS scissors lifts should ensure that the oscillating axle lockout system and the lift/drive cut out switches are checked for correct functioning (in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations) before the machine is next used, and thereafter, as advised by the manufacturer.
Further details may be found on the HSE’s web site