All Autoquip lifts are built with standard safety features.
Autoquip ensures a safe operation when using our lifting equipment. We also offer advanced safety features designed to protect the particular needs of the customer’s application, as well as safety products that further protect your personnel, equipment, and operating zone.
To review the information on safety options below, and to have any of these items installed on your custom lift order, give Autoquip a call. Our experienced sales team will work with you to make sure the right lift and proper safety items are provided to get the job done and safeguard both your people and product.
Safety Guards & Handrails
Autoquip offers safety guards and handrails that are customizable to meet the safety requirements of your application.
Pressure sensitive mats connected to the equipment control panel ensures that workers are located in the safe zone.
Beveled toe-guards protect the worker’s feet and toes during the operation of the lift.
Hanging Toe Indicator Skirt
A safety skirt material that hangs down from the protected sides of the platform and includes a weight rod.
Electric toe-guards are made to stop the lift from downward travel if any obstruction is in its path.
Non-Skid Walking Surface
Platforms are constructed with a tread-plate or by applying a slip-resistant paint finish.
Hydraulic Velocity Fuses completely stop lifts in the unlikely event of uncontrolled descent due to sudden hose rupture.
Travel Limit Switch
This is one of the most common devices for limiting travel which can be set for almost any desired position of travel.
This valve uses the hydraulic system to stop the up travel of the lift and shut off the fluid to the cylinders.
A photo-eye sensor uses a beam of light to detect the presence of an object and stop the lift from any further movement.
Optic-electronic fences, or detection devices, detect personnel or large objects when they pass through the sensing field.
Accordion skirts serve to keep dust, dirt, and other debris from obstructing the lift’s vital operating functions.
Safety Enclosure System
Gates or enclosure panels prevent personnel in the lift operating zone and keeps them from being beneath the lift.
Foot Activated Floor Locks
Foot activated floor locks are commonly used on lifts with transport bases and are mounted to the base frame.
Emergency Stop Button
Provides the operator a means of stopping the lift during an emergency by pushing a button to prevent injury.
Key Lock Out Switch
Allows control over the use and operation of the lift by the person responsible to access and operate the lift.
Used on traversing equipment when the traversing envelope is out of view, or in an automated/semi-automated application.
Audible signals provide a warning sound that the lift equipment is moving and can be tuned to match the area’s noise level.
An indicator light provides a warning that the lift equipment is moving by creating a visual notification for awareness.
Safety or locking wings to prevent a Bascule Bridge from drifting or lowering while in use.