Either you’re using it twice a year or twice a day, your aerial work platform needs to be inspected. This inspection phase ensures that your aerial lift is maintained in good repair and safe working order According to the IPAF, you need to keep at least one annual inspection.
If you often work at height you may examine your aerial platform every 6 months.
As a reminder, this inspection must be carried out by a competent person and in accordance with the legislation, the manufacturer and the local authorities requirements.
For any other information, be free to contact our team.
Can a MEWP be used as a substitute for a crane?
Due to their specific design, MEWP can only be used to elevate operators and their equipment. They are designed for accessing high areas that would otherwise be difficult to access. Whilst crane are designed to lift and move heavy objects.
Operator Comfort in Aerial Platforms: A Key to Safety
Aerial platform operators are akin to superheroes. Working at heights, they face unique challenges and must contend with various risks. It is imperative to ensure that their risky work is made as secure as possible. One way to achieve this is by enhancing operator comfort when using an aerial platform. At Klubb, we recognize that investing in operator comfort can have a significant impact on their safety and productivity.
PPE: what is their importance for the safety of operators?
Personal protective equipment (PPE) has the role of protecting operators of aerial work platforms from the various risks they face in their profession. PPE is not the only form of protection, but rather one among other safety measures that employers, employees on site, and manufacturers providing safe work platforms should consider.