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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice – SAN2307

Published on 29 November 2023

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN2307 - Ceiling-to-floor overhead track & hoist systems: risk of collapse during use



The systems affected by this alert utilise two or more posts that are locked into place between the floor and the ceiling. This safety alert highlights the risk of collapse associated with the use of ceiling-to-floor overhead track & hoist systems. Recommendations are given for the control of risk.