The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Cherry Picker

Cherry pickers are used to help us work at height safely – they are a type of mobile elevated work platform (MEWP), often also known as a boom lift. With different outreach lengths, platform widths and working heights on offer, you can always select the right powered access platform to suit your specific job. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to hiring or buying your cherry picker as there are a number of industry-standard nationwide cherry picker brands to choose from. 

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Time to book a spring clean for your machine?

By Charlie Smart, Service Manager

There’s nothing quite like the dawning of spring: better weather, more time outdoors, and the perfect time of year to get things in order with an annual spring clean.

At Horizon Platforms, March marks the start of one of our busiest periods for the Maintenance Department as this is when we have the largest proportion of our fleet of work at height platforms back in the depot, making it the perfect time of year for a full scale ‘spring clean’. When it comes to work at height, safety is our watchword and a planned and thorough inspection and testing programme is essential to ensure all our powered access platforms are safe to use; without it, serious injury and even death can occur. Read more “Time to book a spring clean for your machine?”