Safety alert

Garages urged to check lift safety after HSE reveals rise of arm locking problem

Published:  29 April, 2008

THE HEALTH and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning about serious safety problems with some two-post lifts.

Lift danger: The pictures show (left to right) a lift with no engagement between the block and radius plate teeth; a lift where the block has been pushed backwards meaning the teeth become chipped; a lift where the block stays in the high position and therefore never becomes fully engaged

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