Visual Inspection: Carry out a thorough visual inspection of the machine. Look specifically for any signs of damage to:
DO NOT USE THE MACHINE if any of the above items are faulty or not working. NORMAL OPERATION Use the machine internally or externally, on hard, level surfaces sloping up to 3°, and able to support the machine and safe working load.
Ensure a person is available at ground level to assist in case of emergency.
DO NOT ELEVATE IF THEY ARE NOT CLOSED.
Note: Only turn the fly-wheel handle when standing within the platform guardrails. Never operate when standing outside the guardrails, except when following the “Emergency Lowering Procedure”.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)