Definition : Lifts designed to vertically transfer equipment, apparatus, and supplies. Materiel lifts may consist of devices of different configurations according to the load to be transferred, such as cages or platforms, and their hoisting machinery. Equipment and supply lifts are used in healthcare facilities to transfer supplies in warehouses, engineering departments, pharmacies, food supplies, and other clinical and/or service departments; they are not appropriate for transporting people.
Entry Terms : "Lifts, Materiel Handling" , "Supply Lifts" , "Equipment Lifts" , "Conveying Systems"
UMDC code : 15941