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MemberOctober 17, 2017 at 3:53 pm
You will find that any attachments you design will be classed as a modification to the manufacturers original design and voiding type testing against design standards. I would be very cautious of carrying an oxygen bottle. It does not bear thinking about if the bottle was dropped and landed on its valve or if oxygen tubes became tangled and caught in the lift as motors are mainly DC brushed. There also needs to be consideration of additional weight and trapping, crushing or abrading hazards introduced. Most manufactures at time of handover will instruct end users not to carry anything on the lift (including walking sticks) as part of the safety handover process, drinks also pose a scalding hazard. Sorry if this seems very negative but health and safety and design takes precedence. I would speak with manufacturers for there apporoval before putting anything into mainstream. Good luck on your assignment and look forward to seeing the outcome.