Among the many things that a cargo lift must be—strong, reliable, useful in general—is safe. It’s a large piece of equipment that must be safe to use. Both the people utilizing it and the cargo sitting on it must be safe to go up and down in the long-term. So, cargo lift safety features are among the most important details of any lift.
When it comes to safety, knowing how to use something proper is key. With overly complex machinery, this can be a problem. However, the cargo lift is not meant to be too complicated for the average person to use. It’s built for user-friendliness.
It’s also built to be strong. Two models are capable of handling 1,000 pounds of weight. However, because these lifts are made for daily use and have limited space, it is doubtful that most owners would need to lift that much weight. This means that 50, 100, even 200 pounds would be nothing to this powerful machine. It is unlikely to break down on you because of weight.
These cargo lifts also lift at a speed of 12.5 feet per minute. This is most certainly fast enough to satisfy your needs, but not so fast as to be a hazard. There is also a lock on the control box so that you can prevent unauthorized use, namely by children. It also has a reliable brake system, self-closing gate latch, and stainless steel cables. All of these details and more go into making these cargo lifts safe for daily adult use.
These units are so easy to use and so safe that DIY kit installation is available. However, if you want to ensure installation is done correctly—perpetuating a cycle of safety measures—then having a professional install it is probably the best idea. That way, you can be assured everything is done correctly and the technician can instruct you on proper, safe use.
Cargo lift safety features help make these machines useful for the long-term. Call us at EasyLift and ask us about cargo lift safety, our models, and anything else you want to know about how to invest in a cargo lift.