Lift Gates

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What are some safety considerations for using a moving truck rental liftgate?

Lift Gates

them up and down from the truck instead of using a ramp. Here are a few safety instructions for using a liftgate:

  • Park on a level surface.
  • All moving trucks should be secured and the brakes set before operating the liftgates.
  • Do not open the platform until the area is clear.
  • Clear any water, snow, or ice from the platform.
  • Be sure the platform is latched.
  • Only operate the liftgate with control switches.
  • Follow all instructions provided by the moving company.

   

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