A pit prop / scotching device is a safety tool to be used by a qualified Engineer only. It is activated / inserted prior to an Engineer gaining access to the lift shaft (underneath the platform), ensuring that the lift will not move up or down whilst he is working on it.
Author: Nick Dade. Sales Director (Level Access Lifts Ltd). Disclaimer:
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