Using MEWPs to install and construct racking in restricted spaces significantly improves efficiency and safety. That said, it’s still important to ensure the correct precautions are put in place to minimise the chance of an accident while working at height.Read more “Operating MEWPs in Restricted Spaces”
With such a wide variety of access platforms to choose from, installing racking involves high-risk working at height activity that will require carefully considered machinery.
When selecting a MEWP you will need to consider; the rate capacity, maximum height, power source, site regulations and width. When you acquire the appropriate MEWP the risk of overloading and falling can be significantly reduced. This will also ensure your access platforms run smoothly and efficiently, enabling you to complete your projects on time.Read more “5 Considerations When Choosing MEWPs For Racking Installations”
The Trouble with MEWP Hire
Getting a platform hire quote is not always as easy as it should be. If you’re busy and can’t get 5 minutes to yourself to call a hire company during office hours, it can affect your schedule and leave you feeling stressed out. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a quote when you wanted to, at any time of day, and didn’t have to wait for a person to get back to you?Read more “Get a Platform Hire Quote When You Want It: 24/7 Quotations Now Available”
Boom lifts are a versatile type of aerial platform and as such, they can be used in a variety of applications. Offering excellent manoeuvrability, there are a wide selection of boom lifts to choose from, each with different power options, maximum height and maximum load capacity. As such, the best boom lift to hire depends on a range of factors, from the environment and terrain to the nature of the project and the height required.Read more “What is the Best Boom Lift?”
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”