Working Safely with Scissor Lifts

February 2016

Over a one-year period, OSHA investigated 10 preventable fatalities and more than 20 preventable injuries resulting from a variety of incidents involving scissor lifts. OSHA's investigations found that most injuries and fatalities involving scissor lifts were the result of employers not addressing:

  • Fall Protection
  • Stabilization
  • Positioning

View OSHA's Hazard Alert - Working Safely with Scissor Lifts for more information to help provide a safe and reliable platform for employees.