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What types of trucks may I use a Safety Cage (Work Platform) with?
Safety Cages (Work Platforms) may be used on sit down counterbalance trucks and reach trucks. However, they must not be used with pedestrian controlled trucks.
AS2359.2:2013 clause 3.10.1 User Requirements (d) NOTES 1 (c)
Pedestrian controlled trucks, maintenance or work platforms are NOT permitted.
What capacity forklift do I need to use a Safety Cage (Work Platform)?
AS2359.1:2015 clause 12.3.1
Trucks that are used to lift safety cages shall comply with the following requirements:
(a) The actual capacity at a 600mm load centre of the trucks shall be equal to or greater than the following:
(i) For counterbalanced trucks, 1800kg or 5 times the combined mass of platform and platform rated load, whichever is greater.
(ii) For reach trucks (retractable mast or fork arms shall be fully retracted) and straddle trucks, 1000kg or 3 times the combined mass of work platform and platform rated load, whichever is greater.
Does my forklift need to be approved to use a safety cage work platform?
Yes, the manufacturer needs to approve the use of the work platform and the lift truck will need to be modified to meet the conditions of AS2359.1-2015, and AS2359.2-2013.
AS2359.2:2013 clause 3.10.1
The user shall ensure that the truck nameplate has been amended or an additional nameplate shall include the serial number or model number of the work platform approved for use.
May I use a Safety Cage (Work Platforms) for regular duties?
No, Safety Cages (Work Platforms) may only be used for special short duration tasks.
AS2359.2:2013 clause 3.10.1
The use of the Safety Cage (Work Platform) shall be limited to those situations where it is necessary to elevate personnel to perform special tasks of short duration and where it is not practicable to use a scaffold or equipment designed to elevate people, e.g. scissor lift. The safety cage (work platform) shall not be used for order picking, or for production or stores (administrative) types of activity such as stocktaking. Lift height limiters (electric) are not permissible to reduce the lift height to comply with actual capacity requirements so as safety cage (work platform) can be used.