Scissor Lifts (793)

United Rentals carries used scissor lifts for sale from the top manufacturers. Choose from Genie, Haulotte, Hy-Brid Lifts, JLG, MEC and Skyjack. Scissor lift sizes in the United Rentals used equipment sale category range between 8-foot platform height to 70-foot platform height, and between 30 in. and 68 in. platform width. No time limits on getting a job done, no rental agreements, no managing return dates — buying a used scissor lift definitely has its advantages. Choose your next purchase today.

FAQs About Buying Scissor Lifts

How long do scissor lift batteries last?

  • Scissor lifts batteries can last several years with proper maintenance and efficient equipment use. By removing corrosion, testing and monitoring of the equipment, scissor lift batteries can last up to three times longer than improperly maintained equipment.

Do I need a license to operate a scissor lift?

  • Yes, OSHA requires all scissor lift operators to be trained and certified before operating a scissor lift. Scissor lift risks include falling, tipping and colliding with obstacles. Therefore, every operator needs to know how to use the controls safely, inspect the scissor lift, and complete basic functions before working on the jobsite.

How often do scissor lifts need to be inspected?