27 November 2019
With increases in elevating work platform hire, it is imperative that operator and site safety are the number one priority.
Hiring the wrong EWP or having inexperienced operators can increase the risks associated with working at heights.
This week’s blog looks at four key considerations when making a decision on which EWP unit is best to hire for an application.Read post
21 October 2019
Under Australian standard AS 2250.10-2006 all EWP units including scissor lifts, boom lifts and telehandlers must undergo a major inspection every ten years from their date of manufacture.
As well as testing unit functions one of the main aims of the inspection is to look for and immediately replace any components showing signs of wear, fatigue or corrosion.
This week’s blog highlights the different types of inspections by law are required to be undertaken throughout a EWP unit’s life cycle.Read post
11 October 2019
In our previous blog post examined ways to reduce the risk of falling from mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP).
This week’s blog looks at another key safety concern for EWP operators the risk of being crushed while operating EWP units.Read post
10 October 2019
This week’s blog identifies the most common reasons for operator falls and how the use of personal fall protection equipment (PFPE) can reduce the fall risks of operators greatly.Read post
18 June 2018
We look at important topics regarding EWP’s including licensing, safety and operations.Read post