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1. (WO2016051171) SAFETY DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/051171    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2015/052856
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 01 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: B66F 11/04
B66F 17/00
Applicants: BLUESKY SOLUTIONS LIMITED
Inventors: GALE, Kevin Jonathan
CUMMINGS, Paul
Title: SAFETY DEVICE
Abstract:
A pre-crush sensor module for use with a safety device for an aerial lift (10) having a basket or cage (20), the pre-crush sensor module having removably attachable sensors (36) which provide a detection zone (28) wherein the sensors detect obstacles. The sensor module also has an operator warning system (40) and a relay to connect the sensors to the safety device. The module comprises two upward facing sensors (36) mounted on a control panel of the aerial lift, two rearward facing sensors (30) mounted on a back of the basket or cage and four angled-rearward facing sensors (32) mounted on the back of the basket or cage.