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Why is it necessary to equip your aerial work platform?

Why is it necessary to equip your aerial work platform?

Correctly equipping and fitting out your van may seem unnecessary. However, a well designed vehicle can lead to a definite gain in productivity. How can this be possible? Let us explain!

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Why choose the Green pack option ?

Why choose the Green pack option ?

The climatic situation is pushing us to develop innovative solutions that are even more respectful of our environment. It is in this dynamic that the Green Pack was developed. Focus on this essential green solution!

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HOW TO AVOID THE RISK OF FALLS WHEN USING AN AERIAL PLATFORM ?

HOW TO AVOID THE RISK OF FALLS WHEN USING AN AERIAL PLATFORM ?

Today, Aerial work platforms are the most reliable solution for working at height: it allows the multi-way lifting of a workstation while ensuring the safety of the people being carried. However, to avoid accidents and reduce the risk of falls as much as possible, some rules must be carefully observed.

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Is there a diploma or training to drive a cherry picker?

Is there a diploma or training to drive a cherry picker?

The aerial work platform is a machine that can lift one or more operators to the work at height area. This type of vehicle is often used in the industry to secure operations at height. The rules for using this type of vehicle depends on the legislation in your country. The only universal regulation is the obligation to have a driving license.

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How to use a cherry picker?

How to use a cherry picker?

For your work at great heights, aerial work platforms are reliable and versatile machines capable of elevating one or more operators depending on the basket load. Their characteristics make them indispensable in many applications. In this article, we will answer a simple question: How to use an aerial work platform?

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What are the 5 types of aerial work platforms ?

What are the 5 types of aerial work platforms ?

When you are working in high and difficult to access areas, a ladder or scaffolding is not safe enough and often not sufficient. The safest way to work at huge heights today is to use aerial work platforms, which allow you to reach your work space in total safety. Through this article, you will discover the different models of aerial work platforms and their different abilities that will allow you to best meet your needs.

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Eco-friendly aerial work platform, choose the right vehicle!

Eco-friendly aerial work platform, choose the right vehicle!

To drive in a clean way, go green! The Klubb team can advise you on the purchase of your next eco-friendly aerial work platform, whether mounted on hybrid, dual-fuel, 100% electric or 100% natural gas vehicles. The environmental issue has become increasingly important in recent years and on June 8th, the European Parliament adopted a regulation aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from vehicles and light vans. In 2035, the sale of fuel powered vehicles will be banned in the European Union (EU). Klubb, a manufacturer of aerial work platforms, has anticipated this transition to alternative energies and already offers aerial work platforms mounted on eco-friendly vehicles. Find out more about the different types of engines available in our Green range, and the advantages of each of them.

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What are the main advantages of using an aerial work platform for arborists?

What are the main advantages of using an aerial work platform for arborists?

One of the most important risks of working at height in the tree sector is that the climber is very often in a position where they are not able to correctly identify potential risks around him.

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How To Choose The Right Aerial Lift For Your Business ?

How To Choose The Right Aerial Lift For Your Business ?

To get the job done with efficiency and safety, it is required to choose the right aerial work platform. Although they all look similar, each type of aerial work platform is designed for a specific industry challenge.

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How to protect yourself from the 4 biggest causes of aerial work platform accidents?

How to protect yourself from the 4 biggest causes of aerial work platform accidents?

The use of an aerial platform for work at height is becoming increasingly more common as it is a safe way to access the zone where the work is to be carried out. Accidents are still too common, especially with ladders or scaffolding, and falls from heights are always serious

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Who is responsible for the safe operation of the aerial platform?

Who is responsible for the safe operation of the aerial platform?

When working at height with a cherry picker, there must always be a designated person in charge. This designated person in charge is responsible of the safe use of the aerial work platform, but also of the safety of the road users.

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What is an aerial work platform ?

What is an aerial work platform ?

The aerial work platform is used for temporary work at height, when the use of a ladder is no longer sufficient and becomes dangerous. Its stability, which allows you to work safely, is imperative for construction, renovation, logistics and storage, lighting, maintenance and servicing.

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What is the importance of aerial platform training ?

What is the importance of aerial platform training ?

We can say it loud and clear: aerial work platforms are particularly effective when working at height. Although ladders and scaffolding are still used, we are convinced - and the market proves it - that boom lifts are more than just lifting equipment. In this article we have tried to highlight the importance of training in the use of aerial work platforms.

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Make the difference between payload and towing capacity

Make the difference between payload and towing capacity

When it comes to the day-to-day use of a boom lift, especially a vehicle mounted boom lift, it is essential to understand the difference between the payload of your machine and the towing capacity. From this observation you will then be able to make better use of your aerial work platform and reduce your costs.

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What does payload mean ?

What does payload mean ?

As an aerial work platform user, you’ve probably heard claims about payload capacity.

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Choosing your aerial work platform, should you buy new or used?

Choosing your aerial work platform, should you buy new or used?

Following a surge in demand for second-hand aerial platforms, let's take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of buying second-hand versus new.

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What are your quality processes?

What are your quality processes?

For more than 20 years KLUBB has been working to continuously improve the quality of its processes and products. This requirement is reflected in the obtaining of certifications and approvals but also in a constant effort of all our teams to optimise your safety and the durability and the maintenance cost of our lifting platforms on carriers. Here is a quick overview of our quality journey ...

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3 green solutions for working at height: 100% electric, hybrid and natural gas. How to choose?

3 green solutions for working at height: 100% electric, hybrid and natural gas. How to choose?

Discover the green solution that will fit with your needs. Economical and environmentally friendly solutions exist for all types of work at height.

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How the pre-inspection of an aerial work platform is carried out ?

How the pre-inspection of an aerial work platform is carried out ?

Aerial work platform inspection is part of its daily use of the machine. Discover the different phases of inspection :

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How many times a year should I inspect my aerial work platform?

How many times a year should I inspect my aerial work platform?

Either you’re using it twice a year or twice a day, your aerial work platform needs to be inspected.

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How to optimize the TCO of your fleet of aerial platforms on vehicles ?

How to optimize the TCO of your fleet of aerial platforms on vehicles ?

TCO has become a key indicator for Fleet Managers. This indicator is all the more important in the case of vehicles necessary for the operation of an activity such as aerial work platforms.

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How do you deal with noise pollution when using an aerial platform to work at height?

How do you deal with noise pollution when using an aerial platform to work at height?

What is noise pollution? Noise has emerged as a leading environmental nuisance in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, and the public complains about excessive noise more and more often. Irritating noise can come

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What are the advantages of natural gas used as a fuel for your vehicle mount lift?

What are the advantages of natural gas used as a fuel for your vehicle mount lift?

What is natural gas? Natural gas is a mixture of gases which are rich in hydrocarbons. Natural gas is not used in its pure form; it is processed and converted into cleaner fuel for consumption...

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Is there a checklist before using an aerial lift platform ?

Is there a checklist before using an aerial lift platform ?

Use aerial work platforms are one of the safest ways to perform in work at height. To ensure this use is always carried out under excellent conditions, it is essential to check your equipment through...

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What are safety precautions when using boom lifts?

What are safety precautions when using boom lifts?

A boom lift is a safety machine allowing work at height, commonly referred to a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP). The Klubb company designs a large selection of models in order to fit with the requiement...

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Are you able to build a Renault Master aerial platform up to the latest standards?

Are you able to build a Renault Master aerial platform up to the latest standards?

Renault and Klubb : a long term partnership based on successful conversions like the Renault Master aerial platform or the Trafic van mounts… Aerial platform on a Renault Master or on a Renault Trafic ...

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When is it too windy to use a boom lift ?

When is it too windy to use a boom lift ?

The aerial platform produce by Klubb Group are intended for an outdoor use. The use of this type of vehicle in strong winds or in gusty winds is regulated. In general, more than 45km/h is...

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Why wear a ladder belt on aerial platform ?

Why wear a ladder belt on aerial platform ?

Klubb aerial work platforms are designed to ensure the safety of operators during work at height operations. However, it is important to specify that wearing a safety ladder belt is strongly recommended and depends on...

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What are the advantages of boom lift rentals?

What are the advantages of boom lift rentals?

Aerial work platforms are used more and more for working at height. They reduce the risk of falls and provide significant working comfort for a better quality of work. Renting such tools is ideal for

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14 rules for a better aerial platform safety

14 rules for a better aerial platform safety

You know it as well as us, every work has its hazards and risks involved in it. But when you look at working at height a little more closely. You soon realize that this kind of situation requires more attention, more preparation, in order to provide workers a safety routine.

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Can an aerial platform be used on a slope ?

Can an aerial platform be used on a slope ?

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are designed to carry out work at height. There are 7 types of aerial work platforms, each with its own specificity. To make the right choice when using your aerial work platform you must analyse your site environment. Indeed, it is important to adapt your machine to the terrain on which you are working. For a sloping site, you can use...

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Are passengers included in the payload ?

Are passengers included in the payload ?

In our last article we introduced the concept of payload for all types of vehicles. A payload that is important to understand and calculate, especially if you are going to use an aerial work platform mounted on a carrier. It doesn't matter if it's a van-mounted aerial work platform or a truck-mounted aerial work platform.

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