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Toe protection at tail lifts

OC 232/24

This OC explains the relevance of BS 6109: 1981 Code of practice for tail lifts, to column and cantilever lifts. The purpose of this OC is to assist inspectors with interpretation of the BS. Inspectors are advised to refer to the BS when attempting to implement the advice in this OC. A harmonised European standard is in preparation which will address the problems of other types of tail lift.

4 A list of known UK manufacturers and suppliers at 1992 is given at the Appendix.

12 February 1993

(2229/FOD/1992)

Disc No:FODA1.Edt/J028/6.7.92/DH/CP

(New disc ref: J:\editors\CA1\J028Jl92.SAM)

ASI headings

Hoists and lifts: hydraulic: vehicles.

Appendix

(para 4)

Uk manufacturers and suppliers of tail lifts

Manufacturers

Henderson Mobile Ltd ` manufacturer of column lifts and Mobile House

Bentalls supplier of French cantilever lifts.

Pipshill Industrial Estate

Basildon

Essex

SS 14 3JY

Tel: 0268 533426

Joloda International manufacturer of cantilever and tuck-

Garston Industrial Estate away trucks.

8 Speke Road

Liverpool

L19 2NY

Tel: 051 427 8954

Ratcliff Tail Lifts Ltd manufacturer of mainly column lifts.

8 Besssemer Road

Welwyn Garden City

Herts

AL7 1ET

Tel: 0707 325571

Ray Smith Group manufacturer of cantilever lifts.

Botolph Bridge

Oundle Road

Peterborough

PE2 9QP

Tel: 0733 346524

Ross and Bonnyman Ltd manufacturer of column and cantilever Orchard Bank Industrial Estate tuck-away lifts.

Robert Street

Forfar

Angus

Scotland

Tel: 0307 66262

Suppliers

Longden Truck Equipment Ltd Supplier of the Swedish "Zepro" and

Chapel Street American "Waltco" cantilever lifts.

New Mills These are now owned by a Swedish company

Stockport and are the world's market leaders.

Cheshire

Tel: 0663 747101

Multilift Ltd supplier of the Finnish Partak range of

Harlescott Lane cantilever and tuck-away lifts.

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

SY1 3AG

Tel: 0743 232232

Updated 2008-05-13