Racking installation: safety should always come first when you work at height

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”

Racking installation | MEWP hire

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”

MEWP hire Oz-Style: Exchanging Ideas

By Kelly Burgess, Cross Hire Manager

I’m fortunate enough to be taking part in an exchange trip to Australia this month. Thanks to funding from Horizon Platforms and Access Safety Management Ltd, I’m spending three weeks on the other side of the World in the company of MEWP hire professionals and industry experts. I’m hoping to gain an insight into how the work-at-height industry operates in another country and see what lessons can be learned and perhaps, pass on a few pearls of wisdom of my own. Let the adventure begin…

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A word from our founder: We’re celebrating our 10th birthday

“It’s hard to believe that 10 years have gone by already. Ten years since that January morning when we opened our doors as Horizon Platforms in Horbury, West Yorkshire, with a fleet of 12 small scissor lifts that would be transported with two Land Rovers and two plant trailers.

This month we’re reflecting on the decade gone by here at Horizon, and for us it’s an opportunity to tell our employees how proud we are of them for their vital part in how far we’ve come, as well as a chance to say a huge thank you to our valued customers for sticking with us over the years.
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Distribution Service MEWPs – enabling safe work at height in your warehouse

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”