Stairlift Co are manufacturers of external inclined elevators designed to individual requirements including wheelchair access. They feature a monorail with a rack and pinion drive, fully automatic push button control with recall buttons and lighting at all landings. Outdoor use only. If these lifts are to be used in a public building they must comply with the relevant Australian Standard. Contact the supplier for details.
. All lifts are inspected by Workcover Authority of NSW on completion.
. 2hp heavy duty brake gear motor.
In NSW the owner or controller of the lift (if not the owner) is required to register their lift with WorkCover. They need to complete Form PL2 Application For Item Registration of Lift / Escalator and Moving Walkway. A fee of $65 is charged for a lift installed in a public place. The applicant must state that the plant has been inspected by a competent person and is safe to operate (use).
It is compulsory that the lift be inspected annually by a competent person. WorkCover requires payment for registration as well as an annual fee.
Request further details from the supplier or contact WorkCover Plant Registration Unit Tel: 02 9370 5221. If outside the Sydney metropolitan area, phone the WorkCover NSW Client Contact Centre on 13 10 50 or the nearest WorkCover Regional Office.
It is an offence to operate plant that is not correctly registered under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001.
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Some assistive technology needs to meet Australian or other standards. Standards may relate to materials, manufacturing and installation. Products that meet Australian or international standards will have written certification. To find out if a product meets Australian Standards ask the supplier to show you the certificate. For more information about standards also see