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 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…
Read more “MEWP hire Oz-Style: Exchanging Ideas”