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Scissor lift safety warning following fatal overturns

17-01-2011

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is advising users of certain types of scissor lifts to make daily safety checks after five people were killed in three separate incidents when they overturned.

The HSE warns those who use, or lease out, JLG 500RTS and 400 RTS scissor lifts, to ensure checks are carried out.

Read the HSE Press Release.

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I am at a loss for words, 5 people were killed in three separate incidents when they overturned!!! How sad!! Can you just tell us what are the certain types of scissor lifts to make daily safety checks?? , as i own a hiring company for construction equipments . Thanks fro sharing.



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