How to safely manage MEWPs in racking installation | A Guide

The safe management of racking MEWPs on site – Part 2

I recently had the opportunity to observe the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) during a large racking installation and alteration project in Chesterfield. My visit prompted me to develop a step-by-step guide on how to select a MEWP for use in the racking industry. As a follow-up to my guide on MEWP selection, I would like to share some of my thoughts on the safe use and management of MEWPs on site. I hope you find it useful.

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How to select a MEWP for racking installation | A Guide

Racking up safety standards on site – Part 1

I recently had the opportunity to observe the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) during a large racking installation and alteration project in Chesterfield. My visit prompted me to develop a step-by-step guide on selecting and using MEWPs in the racking industry. In the interests of knowledge sharing and boosting safety standards, I thought it may be helpful to share my thoughts in the form of two blogs. This blog focuses on how to select the right MEWP for your job. The second blog in the series covers the correct use of MEWPs. I hope you find them both useful.

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Rugby Youngsters Tackle the Season Head On with Horizon Sponsorship 

By Rory Duggan, Sales Director

Ready to back the next generation of aspiring rugby stars? Everyone here at Horizon Platforms is cheering on our local under 9s team in Warrington – and we’ve put our money on them to win. A few months ago – and with the new season about to kick off – the squad of 17 youngsters at Woolston Rovers reached out to surrounding businesses to fund their team shirts. They’d had a fantastic fundraising effort from proud parents, but were left short – a little like last year’s kit!

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Safety Gear with Christmas Cheer: Festive Fundraising for Save the Children

By Lucy Normanton, Head of HR

Along with businesses across the nation, the Horizon family donned their cosiest, wackiest, most spectacular festive knit for Christmas Jumper Day – raising worthy funds for Save the Children. The whole team was dealt a healthy dose of festive spirit, so much so that when jolly jumpers didn’t meet our strict health and safety standards our Service Team gave their work gear some Christmas cheer. Read more “Safety Gear with Christmas Cheer: Festive Fundraising for Save the Children”

Celebrating our new HQ: Putting People First starts with Our Family

We celebrated our new state of the art HQ with our Horizon Family.

By Ben Hirst, Managing Director

Here at Horizon, we put people first – but it’s not just our customer who we’ll always go above and beyond for. Our team and Horizon family are at the heart of what makes us a success. That’s why we’ve recently moved into our state-of-the-art, purpose built headquarters in Wakefield to give everyone everything they need to get the job done. It was something to celebrate – so that’s what we did. Read more “Celebrating our new HQ: Putting People First starts with Our Family”