Desksurfer 35UM

Perfect for working over desks in office buildings and reception areas, the Desksurfer 35 UM is designed to provide an easy 1200mm of hands on access to light fittings etc from a 900mm platform...

MAX. WORKING HEIGHT:

3.5m

TRAVEL WIDTH:

0.60m

LIFT CAPACITY:

150kg

WEIGHT

140kg

POWER SOURCE:

Manual

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  1. Ensure only trained competent persons operate and use the Desksurfer and a Risk Assessment has been conducted for Work at Height.

  2. Inspect the Desksurfer before use and have a formal inspection conducted at regular intervals, depending on frequency of use; keep records of each inspection.

  3. Do not use if the Desksurfer is damaged, incomplete or improperly assembled.

  4. Desksurfer must be vertical and be used on level and firm floors. Should floors/ground be uneven, OPTION 5, Adjustable legs, must be specified and used. Level unit using the bullseye spirit level located on the base frame.

  5. Ensure Stabilisers/Outriggers are correctly positioned i.e. V marks are aligned, castors are in contact with the floor and couplers are clamped tight, using firm thumb and finger pressure on the wing nuts.

  6. Ensure all castor wheels are in contact with the floor; when the Desksurfer is positioned for use, apply the foot brakes on all 4 outboard (of the desk) castors. Apply all six castor brakes when the Desksurfer is positioned for use away from desks.

  7. Do not raise or lower the mast and platform with a person, or tools and materials, on board the Desksurfer. Ensure mast latch hooks are engaged on a rung, or stub rungs, before use.

  8. Beware of strong wind conditions including the funnelling effect that can occur with open ended buildings etc., Do not use the Desksurfer if wind speed is likely to exceed 7 .7 metres per second, 17mph or Beaufort force 4 (Moderate breeze : dust and paper starts to lift and be blown about).

  9. Attatch the two safety bars once inside the Desksurfer guardrailed platform area.

  10. Always keep your body within the Desksurfer guard railed platform area. Reach out with arms and hands only. Do not stretch.

  11. When moving the Desksurfer, lower the mast and push or pull using manual effort from the base only and without a person or materials on the platform.

  12. Beware of all obstructions, especially overhead; also unguarded electrical supply, power lines and cables.

  13. Do not overload the Desksurfer. The maximum Safe Working Load is 150kg (23.5 stone).

  14. If in doubt about the safe use of the Desksurfer, contact the supplier for advice.

Specifications

MinimumMiddleMaximum
Platform Height 0.973m 1.246m 1.519m
Reach Height 2.973m 3.246m 3.519m

MAINTENANCE RULES

  1. Keep equipment clean and inspect before and after use for damage. Use serviceable equipment only.

  2. All working parts e.g. castors, legs, mast latch and stabiliser clamps should be lubricated lightly with oil as necessary.

  3. Repairs should only be carried out by the supplier or other competent person approved by the supplier.

WARNING

INJURY OR DEATH MAY RESULT FROM FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE DESKSURFER OPERATOR INSTRUCTIONS, SAFETY GUIDE, MAINTENANCE RULES AND SAFE WORKING LOAD.

SAFE WORKING LOADS

Maximum Safe Working Load: 150kg (23.5 stone)

EMERGENCY RESCUE

Should a person need rescuing the winch mechanism can be used for lowering the platform, with the person on-board, to the lowest platform height setting of the respective Desksurfer models designated as 42UM or FM, 49FM, 55FM and 60FM.(Model 35 is a low height unit without a winch).
NOTE: The above is a one off procedure and after the emergency rescue, the Desksurfer must be quarantined (not be used) and returned for a thorough check. This check will include re-aligning the mast; changing the winch wire; inspecting and if necessary changing the winch; checking all fastenings and joints; servicing all moving parts; proof load testing and re-issue of new Certificate of Conformity; signed and dated Service/Inspection label certifying no defects. Should your Desksurfer be used for an emergency rescue as related above then contract the supplier to arrange collection for the above mentioned thorough check to be carried out.

COMPLIANCE & CE MARKING

Ability International Limited: BS EN ISO 9001 :2008 Registered. Certificate No: 4011767 safecontractor Accreditation. Certificate No. BQ7332

MANUFACTURED BY

Ability International Limited. (details on front cover). We reserve the right to change and improve our specifications.

GUARANTEE PERIOD

3 years from date of delivery and subject to any fault that is genuinely attributable to us.

Updated June 2019

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