Car Lift Safety Operation Rules ensure the safe and proper use of car lifts in automotive repair shops or maintenance facilities. Here are some general safety operation rules to follow when using a car lift:
Read and Follow Manufacturer's Instructions: Familiarize yourself with the specific instructions and guidelines provided by the car lift manufacturer. Follow them carefully for safe operation.
Regular Inspections: Inspect the car lift regularly before each use. Look for any signs of damage, wear, or malfunction. If any issues are identified, report them and do not use the lift until it is properly repaired.
Weight Capacity: Adhere to the weight capacity specifications for the car lift. Do not exceed the maximum weight limit indicated by the manufacturer.
Proper Positioning: Ensure the vehicle is properly positioned on the lift, with its center of gravity aligned over the lift's lifting points. This helps maintain stability during lifting and prevents tipping.
Use Support Devices: Utilize appropriate support devices, such as jack stands or mechanical locks, to secure the lifted vehicle in place. These additional measures provide extra safety in case of any mechanical failure of the lift.
Clear Work Area: Clear the work area of any obstacles or hazards that may interfere with the operation of the lift or pose a risk to personnel.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Wear appropriate PPE, including safety glasses, gloves, and safety shoes, to protect yourself during operation.
Control Operation: Familiarize yourself with the lift's control system and operation. Operate the lift safely and smoothly, following the recommended procedures provided by the manufacturer.
No Unauthorized Operators: Only trained and authorized personnel should operate the car lift. Do not allow untrained individuals to use the equipment.
Emergency Procedures: Understand the emergency procedures for the car lift, including how to safely lower a vehicle in case of power failure or malfunction.
Remember, these are general guidelines, and it's essential to refer to the manufacturer's specific instructions and recommendations for the particular car lift model being used. Additionally, local regulations and safety guidelines may also apply, so be sure to adhere to them.
7. Periodically (half a year) eliminate water in the lifting oil cylinder, and check and measure. If the measurement is insufficient, the same brand of pressure oil should be injected in time, and the lubrication, transmission gear and chain of the lifting machine should be checked.
8. After the maintenance operation is completed, the debris around the car lifting machine should be removed in time and the power supply should be cut off, and the site around the lifting machine should be cleaned to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the operating site.