Frequently asked questions

Why should I use Man-Lifts vs say scaffolding or a ladder?

Man-Lifts offers many advantages including safety, versatility, speed and ultimate productivity: Safety : Man-Lifts' platforms offer an enclosed cage or basket to work from. No more balancing on a ladder rung or scaffolding board. Versatility : straight up and down, up and over, wherever you need to get to, chances are we can get you there safely. Speed : no need to erect, dismantle, erect again. Finish one area, drive to the next. Productivity : working faster = less labour time = less cost = more savings International research has found Man-Lifts to be safer and more effective compared with other methods for work at height, even for low level access.

What are Man-Lifts exactly?

Man-Lifts are the safest and fastest method to work at height and can refer to scissor lifts, articulated or telescopic boom lifts. Browse our gallery to see some of our units in operation.

I’m scared it may tip over?

All our Man-Lifts are equipped with state of the art tilt and load sensors, and a various other safety systems, preventing the operator from doing anything unsafe.

How do I know what Man-Lift I need?

Our friendly staff will assist you in selecting the most appropriate and cost effective unit for the job. Electric or diesel, scissor or boom, straight or articulated, narrow access, uneven ground surface, we will help you every step of the way.

Can I do a short term rental?

Of course : we offer daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rentals

Who can operate the Man-Lift? Is a special licence required?

No special license is required since the Lebanese law do not request any license. So Anyone can operate our equipments, our units are very simple to use. However, we offer familiarisation training with every man-lift rental free of charge. Moreover, The IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) whom our company is a member in, offers training programme for platform operators which developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training. This License allows you to operate Man-Lifts worldwide. For more information please contact us.

What about safety?

All our equipment is incredibly safe however we do recommend appropriate safety equipment be used depending on the type of machine used, the height required and work being performed. You may need safety shoes, a safety helmet and in the case of any boom lift we strongly recommend a full-body safety harness. Please note these personal safety equipments are not supplied by MAHMOUD KURDI TRADING EST.

Do I need an account to hire from you?

Not at all, you can hire on a cash basis. There is a bit of paperwork to fill in of course.

Do I need to collect or can you deliver?

We prefer to deliver due to insurance considerations. We deliver to any site all over Lebanon.

What else do I need to know?

Insurance, liability, legalities etc. are all included in our standard terms and conditions, a copy of which we will gladly provide.

Do you offer training?

Absolutely, we want to protect you and our equipment! Full familiarisation training is provided with each rental and at no additional cost. We can also provide operators with a certificate valid for 12 months.

Is it expensive?

Pricing is a subjective issue. We offer value in terms of safety and productivity. Depending on what you require. Get a free price quote from our friendly sales staff and see for yourself.

I’m not sure how long I’ll need it?

That’s ok, estimate the rental period. If you need more time, simply extend the rental. Finished quicker than expected? We will gladly refund you the difference.

Why hire from KURDI Man-Lifts?

Our motto is ‘lifting standards higher’. We offer a wide range of versatile access equipment for various heights and applications through our branches countrywide, with 24/7 backup service and qualified technicians on call. Our machines are latest generation, sourced from the best suppliers worldwide and compliant with international standards. We believe in making customers, not sales and we offer true value. We are proudly Lebanon premium man-lifts rental service.