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Ramps for motor vehicles (portable)

Motor vehicle ramp portable

A portable ramp for a motor vehicle is a device consisting of an incline and a platform onto which a vehicle is driven for the purpose of maintenance (usually by a mechanic) or display, for example at vehicle road shows or car saleyards. 


Mandatory Standards

Mandatory Standards

This mandatory standard came into effect on 12 February 2010. It includes design, construction, performance and labelling requirements for portable motor vehicle ramps.
Recalls

Recalls

Check www.recalls.gov.au for any recalls related to this page.

Alerts

DON'T BE A JACKASS WITH JACKS. People have been crushed to death or severely injured when they have not used jacks, support stands or ramps properly. The ACCC is leading a joint campaign with state and territory fair trading agencies to raise awareness about your safety when doing DIY mechanic work. Follow the safety tips and read the information to stay safe when working under your car.

Hazards

 A vehicle supported by poor quality portable ramps or poorly set up ramps can fall, or roll onto a person working underneath, causing death or serious injury.

Tips

There are various tips to consider when using vehicle and trolley jacks, support stands and vehicle ramps. Follow these tips to stay safe.

Videos

Check out the Don't be a jackass - an anti-manual for using a car jack video as part of the national DIY campaign.

Statistics

  • 1 person died from a portable ramp related death in the period 1 July 2000 and 30 June 2007.

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