How to Operate a Wheelchair Lift

Operating a Vertical Wheelchair Lift: Vertical lifts are safe, simple and easy to operate.

  • Constant pressure controls – To operate the lift, the user must continuously push and hold the button until the lift reaches the selected floor where it will stop automatically.
  • There is a key at the controls that must be in place to activate the control
  • Am operating folding ramp automatically lowers at the top and bottom landing
  • Safety sensors in platform bottom stop the unit if an obstruction is sensed
  • Large red emergency button that stops the lift immediately when pushed in


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