We are immensely proud to announce Horizon Platforms is transitioning to an employee-owned business.
We have built a very special culture here at Horizon which aims to deliver the very best service in the industry. This route allows us to ensure that you continue to receive that great service. It now means we have 72 employee owners, who will all be aiming to delight our customers, new and existing, with superb customer service in the future!
Read more “Reaching New Heights with Employee Ownership”
Working at height can be particularly challenging and, in some cases, can be dangerous if risks aren’t assessed and mitigated successfully.
Tragically, around 34 workers are killed by a fall from height in Britain each year. Falls from height accounted for 25% of worker deaths in 2020/21, so to say it’s vital these accidents are prevented would be an understatement. Understanding and preventing risks when working at height could quite literally be lifesaving.
Read more “The Most Common Risks When Using MEWPs”
With such a wide variety of access platforms to choose from, installing racking involves high-risk working at height activity that will require carefully considered machinery.
When selecting a MEWP you will need to consider; the rate capacity, maximum height, power source, site regulations and width. When you acquire the appropriate MEWP the risk of overloading and falling can be significantly reduced. This will also ensure your access platforms run smoothly and efficiently, enabling you to complete your projects on time.
Read more “5 Considerations When Choosing MEWPs For Racking Installations”
The recent COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of non-essential shops and encouraged shoppers to look at online options and home delivery. UK retail sales in May 2020 rocketed by 33.4%, meaning warehouse and logistics supply needed further support to meet this demand.
Read more “The Future of Racking Installation”
If you’re completing a job that requires working at height using an access platform, chances are you will either consider buying or hiring a MEWP. There are several benefits to hiring a powered access platform, including lower upfront costs and the option to rent different models to ensure you find the right equipment for your needs.
Read more “5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Access Platform”
When it comes to working at height, in some cases using a ladder is simply not a practical or safe solution. Some jobs may even require access to tight spaces and scaffolding may not be practicable. This is where mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) come in! Powered access platforms will allow you to reach all the hard-to-access areas without putting you at risk.
Read more “10 Uses for Powered Access Platforms”