ou have to transport on stairs and to do so you need a stair climbing dolly. Well, how do you choose the right one? To choose the stair climbing dolly that fully meets your needs, you must answer two basic questions:
- WHAT do I need to transport?
- What are the STAIRS like?
If the right stair climbing trolley is not used, in fact, transport on staircases can become a highly complex and even dangerous operation. First and foremost we obviously refer to the safety of the operator. But not only. The transport of goods on staircases is in fact also a risk due to the integrity of the goods and of the staircases. People must be not get injured and goods and staircases must be not get damaged during transport.
The difficulty to transport on staircases is due to several factors, such as the narrowness of the stairwell, which makes it difficult to rotate the goods, or even to human factors, such as the physical fitness and fatigue of people carrying out the transport operations.
On the other hand, it is not always possible to transport goods by lift. First of all, since a lift is not always available, or maybe it is, but it is not working. Or its use may not be permitted. As in the case of many public buildings, where the goods cannot be transported by lift so as not cause any discomfort to people.
Lastly, it is not rare to find cases in which the lift could be used, but the goods do not fit inside it: due to their weight, size or shape.
With the right stair climbing trolley, however, it is also possible to transport very heavy and bulky goods, thus minimising the effort for the operator.
But how do you choose the “right” stair climbing trolley?
The answer is not univocal and depends, as mentioned before, on two factors above all: the goods that must be transported and the staircases.
In this article we will focus on answering the first of the two key questions for choosing the right stair climbing dolly. What do you need to transport?
For a better understanding of the topic, the article is divided into four parts: