Dangers of working at height in the racking installation industry
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) states that “Any work at height…must be properly planned, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe way.” The ever-present risks of working at height can be substantially minimised with proper planning and execution of work at height tasks. Here are just some of the dangers that can be encountered when working at height in the racking installation industry, together with some simple steps to ensure warehouse storage installation is carried out safely. Read more “Only use SAICs & SEIRS installers for racking installation”
Which type of racking systems will I need a MEWP to install?
Regardless of a client’s choice of industrial racking system, the HSE says: “All racking systems should be of good mechanical construction, of sound material, adequate strength and installed and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.” A broad range of warehouse storage solutions exist and can be tailored to meet each client’s bulk storage requirements. Read more “Quality MEWP hire for SAICs & SEIRS installers”
Health & safety should always be your number one priority when installing a warehouse storage solution. Multi-million-pound fines can be incurred if your practices are found to be less than robust. That’s why the HSE’s Guide to health & safety in the warehouse and storage industry – known by those in the industry as HSG76 – is a must-read for racking installation companies, SEIRS installers and anyone involved in delivering a warehouse storage solution. Read more “Racking installation: safety should always come first when you work at height”
Rack up your warehouse storage installation credentials with quality MEWP hire and stay safe working at height
Whether you’re installing new racking in an industrial unit, dismantling and relocating warehouse storage to new premises, installing a mezzanine floor or repairing existing racking units, you’ll need the right work-at-height equipment, SEIRS installers and training to do the job safely and efficiently.
Here are a few tips to ensure your customers stay happy and you avoid racking up any problems along the way: Read more “Racking installation | MEWP hire”
By Rory Duggan, Sales Director
If you operate in the warehousing and distribution industry, you’ll need to work at height on a daily basis; it’s an intrinsic part of what you do. Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) enable factory workers to work at height safely and efficiently, allowing both storage and distribution tasks to be carried out. The experts at Horizon Platforms have a wealth of experience providing quality MEWPs and specialist work-at-height equipment to factories, warehousing and distribution companies. Whether you own your own warehouse or lease a building, you need to store and distribute your goods quickly and easily; our hire experts understand that. They are familiar with the fast-paced working environment inside a warehouse and know you need to run a seamless operation to enable you to meet your clients’ expectations and respond to their changing requirements. Read more “Distribution Service MEWPs – enabling safe work at height in your warehouse”