MEWPs for racking inspections
All racking systems – from adjustable pallet racking to drive-in racking – must be properly and regularly inspected to ensure it is in excellent working order and safe to use. Read more “Racking inspection & maintenance | Always use a MEWP”
As the annual awards season draws to a close – think Oscars, BAFTAs, BRITs, NTAs and Grammys – Horizon Platforms is delighted to announce that it has been awarded its very own Gold-standard accolade in the access industry equivalent of the Oscars.
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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”