Presentation on theme: "Lift Safety Mr. Lombardi 06/07 Lift Safety Inspect lift before each use. Never operate lift if it malfunctions or if it has broken, damaged, or missing."— Presentation transcript:
Lift Safety Mr. Lombardi 06/07
Lift Safety Inspect lift before each use. Never operate lift if it malfunctions or if it has broken, damaged, or missing parts.
Lift Safety Operating controls are designed to close when released. Don’t block open or override them. Red: Power up Purple: Lift Down Yellow: Safety Release
Lift Safety Never overload your lift. Our lifts are rated for 9000 lbs.
Lift Safety Only trained and authorized personnel should position the vehicle and operate the lift. Only Mr. Lombardi or Mr. McCormick can “OK” a vehicle for lifting
Lift Safety Center vehicle side to side So lift arms contact the vehicle evenly
Lift Safety Center vehicle weight (balance pt.) front to back So vehicle isn’t nose or tail heavy Car’s Balance Point
Lift Safety Position lift supports to contact at the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended lifting points.
Lift Points Always lift on a structural component (frame) Usually just inside of wheels Front and Rear lift pads must contact vehicle at same time Cont.
Lift Points (full fame) A
Lift Points (unit-body) Black(1): sub- frame Gray(2): Body seam Yellow: Floor pan reinforcements Cont
Lift Safety When working under a vehicle, the lift should be raised above the desired height of the vehicle, then lowered onto the safety latch.
Lift Safety Always remember, our personal safety is the highest priority!