Material Handling & Lifting


Lifting equipment is any work equipment used for lifting and lowering loads and includes any accessories used for this purpose (e.g. attachments for supporting, fixing or anchoring the equipment).

Examples of lifting equipment include:

  • Overhead cranes and their runways
  • Patient lifts
  • Vehicle lifts
  • Vehicle lifting platforms and cranes mounted on vehicles
  • Building cleaning lifts and their suspension equipment
  • Goods and passenger lifts
  • Telehandlers and forklifts
  • Lifting accessories