New Horizon website goes live

Take a peek at the new-look Horizon website
By Rory Duggan, Sales Director

I’m delighted to announce the launch of the new Horizon Platforms website. Please take a look around and discover some of the new features which we hope make the site as easy and enjoyable to use as possible.

Discover our extensive product information including videos and manufacturers’ guides; stay up to date with the latest Horizon developments and powered access industry news in our Knowledge Centre; use live chat to talk direct to an industry expert or share products and pages that interest you with others across Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Here are a dozen reasons why we’re excited to launch our new and improved site:

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Horizon powered access platforms help John Lewis store take shape

 

By Matt Fray, Account Manager for Horizon Platforms

Electric and diesel scissor lifts from the Horizon Platforms’ fleet are helping in the fit out of the new flagship John Lewis department store in Leeds.

The scissor lifts are being used by electrical and mechanical contractors to install heating, lighting and electricity in the 24,000m2 store – one of the largest outside London and the jewel in the crown of the new £165m Victoria Gate retail development in Leeds City Centre.

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Cherry pickers raise the roof at Download Festival

Horizon cherry pickers rocking it up at the Download Festival

By Vicki Crowe, Horizon Platforms Account manager

I’ve never been to the famous Download Festival at Donington Park, but I’m proud to say that some of our cherry pickers made their debut there this year!

Download – the UK’s increasingly popular five-day rock festival – took place over a long June weekend with well-known headliners, Slipknot, Muse and Kiss taking to the stage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Plans to introduce IPAF training online | e-learning

Cautious welcome for IPAF training online – but more details needed

By Ben Hirst, Managing Director

Moves to introduce an IPAF training module online could prove a real boost to safe work at height practices as long as safety – not profit – is the driving force behind the planned changes.

If an e-learning option from IPAF means customers get more time for the practical elements of MEWPS training – the hands-on, up in the air, learn as you do bits – and more rigorous, flexible and convenient training that improves site safety, then it’s a no-brainer.

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