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
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Hoists and lifts: hydraulic: vehicles.
Henderson Mobile Ltd ` manufacturer of column lifts and Mobile House
Bentalls supplier of French cantilever lifts.
Pipshill Industrial Estate
SS 14 3JY
Tel: 0268 533426
Joloda International manufacturer of cantilever and tuck-
Garston Industrial Estate away trucks.
8 Speke Road
Tel: 051 427 8954
Ratcliff Tail Lifts Ltd manufacturer of mainly column lifts.
8 Besssemer Road
Welwyn Garden City
Tel: 0707 325571
Ray Smith Group manufacturer of cantilever lifts.
Tel: 0733 346524
Ross and Bonnyman Ltd manufacturer of column and cantilever Orchard Bank Industrial Estate tuck-away lifts.
Tel: 0307 66262
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.
Tel: 0663 747101
Multilift Ltd supplier of the Finnish Partak range of
Harlescott Lane cantilever and tuck-away lifts.
Tel: 0743 232232