All of us have heard of lifts that are seen in the shops and offices but what are these scissor lift? How do they differ from the regular lifts that are seen in the shopping malls and other places? Let`s have a look at it. A Scissor lift is a pushing arm like structure that helps in elevating man force to a specific height from the ground. This is mainly used for maintenance work and repair work in areas like building roofs where it becomes impossible for a person to reach with a ladder or any other instrument. These lifts come with a platform where the worker can travel effortless and fearless along with his equipments and come back safely to the ground. This lift slowly moves up and down with the pressure that is exerted by the operator from the ground level. There are many types and varieties in these lifts and their use depends upon the need.