Elevated Working Platform

There are many different tasks that require working at a height, things like cutting down trees and replacing lights make it necessary to climb ladders. The problem with ladders is that they are difficult to climb, and also often unsafe. Many companies have stopped using ladders because of the risks involved. It s very important to make sure that you do everything you can to reduce the risks of working at height as accidents can be deadly. Ladders probably aren’t the best option in most circumstances. There are lots of different types of work platforms, including Scissor Lifts, Boom Lifts, and Work Platform Lifts. Each of these is suitable for different applications and useful for use on different types of terrain. Depending on what you are doing with your access platform, and what terrain you are working from you will require different machinery.

Working at any height can be a real risk and danger for anyone that is not familiar with it. Although working up an access platform is safer than working on a ladder, there are st ill risks associated with it . An access platform allows you the opportunity to work on a bigger area without having to risk over stretching and potentially falling. Some access platforms can also move around while they are raised which makes maintaining lights much easier and quicker than having to take down the ladder and continually move it. Access machinery is very expensive so researching cherry picker hire and scissor lift hire options is recommended.

If you are a hire company, or own scissor lift or other powered access equipment then contact Aerial and Handling Services Ltd who can cater for all your service, inspection and breakdown needs. We also offer technical and operator training.

Contact Aerial and Handling Services Ltd for all your aerial platform needs.

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