When should you consider goods hoists instead of passenger lifts? The first question to consider is: What am I moving? The next consideration is the doors.
There is a lot of unnecessary confusion in South Africa when it comes to the goods hoist regulations.
However, the short version is fortunately very simple…
Following on from part 1, another critical advantage of goods hoists over passenger lifts is that the floor area is not tied to the unit’s capacity.
While it is certainly possible to import a non-compliant goods hoist, it is unlikely that everything will work out in the long run.