Aerial Work PlatformsWorking at height now there's a problem. Ladder, scaffold, Mobile Elevated, Working Platform ?
The regulations don't help with choosing the right solution that is down to you. What they do is advise on how to assess the risks and to make sure your people are trained.
This article looks at Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWP) as a solution to your working at height requirements.From platforms that can attach to your work van (like the Skyking Hybrid) to standalone platforms (like the MEC Titan Boom) the range of aerial platforms available are wide and varied. If you have a job where the platform needs to move around frequently then Boom lifts (cherry pickers) are your best solution. If the job is static and heavier loads need to be lifted then a scissor lift is the best solution. These are now available as all-terrain platforms. A one-man operation requires a standard mast lift These are compact and flexible aerial platforms that serve a variety of needs at most heights and can operate indoors or out.
Boom Lifts / Aerial Work Platforms
Snorkel Terex (Genie) and JLG are just some of the players that operate in this sector. All offer a comprehensive range of products that are engine-powered battery-powered or hybrid solutions ; which makes using the platforms on site or inside an office building possible at any time.
Regardless of where you plan to use the platform make sure the platform you use is suitable for the environment and provides additional features beyond transport and access; such as having electrical outlets or compressed air connectors for your power tools. Working at Height is complicated enough having everything you need to hand can only make it simpler.