Equipment World Service Technicians can inspect and service
Trust the Equipment World advantage:
Local Inspection Service
Equipment World is proud to be locally-owned and operating in Northern Ontario since 1973.
Fully Trained, Qualified Technicians
We have knowledge of all makes and models of Automotive Lifts, in addition to Industrial Lift and Material Handling Equipment. We can service a variety of Automotive Lifts including: 2 Post Lifts, 4 Post Lifts and Heavy Duty Lifts.
Mobile Mechanical Service
We have the knowledge and ability to service above-ground Automotive Lifts. Technicians are available 24/7 with on-call emergency service. Our technicians have been trained and certified to perform Annual Safety Inspections and repairs, as per the Occupational Health and Safey Act Reg #51.(1)(b) [see below]. We offer a complete and accurate analysis of your equipment with proper documentation to ensure you and your business are protected.
Resourceful Parts Department
We can provide a variety of parts which allows us to service your needs faster and help reduce costly down time. Some of the brands we can provide include: Forward, Rotary, Challenger, Ford Smith, Ammco, and Wheeltronic.
Knowledgeable Sales & Installation Departments
Our sales staff has been trained by Challenger and can provide
product information on a variety of Automotive Lifts.
Our installation department has the ability to install lifts when sold.
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Regulations Stated by the Ministry of Labour:
Ontario Ministry of Labour Guideline for the Safe Operation and Maintenance of Lifting Devices
Occupational Health & Safety Act (O.H.S.A) Regulations for Industrial Establishments
Section 51. (1) A lifting device shall,
(a) be so constructed, of such strength and be equipped with suitable ropes, chains, slings
and other fittings so as to adequately ensure the safety of all workers;
(b) be thoroughly examined by a competent person to determine its capability of handling
the maximum load as rated,
(i) prior to being used for the first time, and
(ii) thereafter as often as necessary but not less frequently than recommended by the
manufacturer and in any case, at least once a year,
and a permanent record shall be kept, signed by the competent person doing the
(c) be plainly marked with sufficient information so as to enable the operator of the device to
determine the maximum rated load that the device is capable of lifting under any
(d) have a cab, screen, canopy guard or other adequate protection for the operator where
the operator may be exposed to the hazard of falling material;
(e) when it is a pneumatic or hydraulic hoist, have controls that automatically return to their
neutral position when released.
(2) A lifting device shall be operated,
(a) only by,
(i) a competent person, or
(ii) a worker being instructed who is accompanied by a competent person; and
(b) in such a way that,
(i) no part of the load passes over any worker,
(ii) where a worker may be endangered by the rotation or uncontrolled motion of a
load, one or more guide ropes is used to prevent rotation or other uncontrolled
(iii) subject to subsection (3), when its load is in a raised position the controls
are attended by an operator.