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 the current legislation in your country.
But stay in mind that the most important thing is to prevent aerial platforms operators falling from boom lift.
To respect this safety rules, wear a harness is the best used. In the same way we recommend to use all PPE, personal protective equipment, to protect you. In general, the whole body can and should be protected during work at height in an aerial platform. We strongly encourage you to educate yourself and to thoroughly read the user’s Manual before using your aerial platform. Operators must be adequately trained, informed and have sufficient practice in using the machine safely. Operators must also possess a training certificate.
To perfectly know your material use we provide videos how will describes all procedure you need to know to work in safe conditions (all the emergency operation, the control panel use…). To simplify the access to those videos we stick a QR code directly on our aerial platforms, so you always have a direct access if you need to rewatch a procedure in particular.
According to the standards currently in force concerning protection against accidents, when on the platform the operator must:
– Wear a helmet
– Wear and secure the specific ladder belt to the ring attached to the basket:
Maximum authorized length of lanyard: 1 m
– The operator on the ground must also wear a helmet.
– Also wear approved clothing protecting against accidents (non-slip safety shoes, jacket with reflective strips and gloves).
As IPAF, the international federation for equipment dedicated to work at height, reminds us, good compliance with safety rules significantly prevents the risk of falls. We invite you to consult their safety campaigns.
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.