- Operating guidelines: Familiarize yourself with the operating guidelines and make sure to follow all safety regulations.
- Load capacity: Know the weight capacity of the lift and do not exceed it.
- Height restrictions: Make sure you are aware of height restrictions and do not exceed the maximum height reach of the lift.
- Power source: Know the power source of the lift and make sure it’s suitable for your needs.
- Outreach limitations: Know the outreach limitations of the lift and make sure you have enough room to maneuver.
- Stabilization: Make sure the lift is properly stabilized and level before use.
- Safety features: Know the safety features of the lift, such as emergency stop buttons and outrigger interlocks.
- Maintenance: Make sure the lift is properly maintained and inspected before each use.
- Operator training: Make sure you and any other operators are properly trained and understand how to use the lift safely and efficiently.
It’s also important to follow all guidelines set by OSHA and other regulatory bodies to ensure the safe use of the equipment.