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What are the different types of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs)

What are the different types of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs)

March 22, 2016

MEWPs, or mobile elevated working platforms, are powered access machines, used in a huge range of construction and warehousing sectors. MEWPs are available in two basic types: boom (cherry…

MEWPS: How to Avoid Trapping & Crushing

MEWPS: How to Avoid Trapping & Crushing

February 17, 2016

Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs) are the safest way of positioning workers at height for temporary jobs as they provide efficient access to high…

Harnessing Safety

Harnessing Safety

February 16, 2015

A MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform) is a vehicle specifically designed to ensure the safety of those working at heights. A basket platform on a…

Consett firm fined after cherry picker accident

Consett firm fined after cherry picker accident

January 2, 2015

Crossgill Construction Ltd in Consett were recently taken to court by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following an incident last year in which a young, trainee steel worker received…

Top 5 Uses for a Cherry Picker

Top 5 Uses for a Cherry Picker

September 3, 2013

The cherry picker has a diverse number of uses and is an integral part of many construction and engineering environments. Originally designed to be used in orchards for fruit picking,…

The Hazards of Working at Heights

The Hazards of Working at Heights

May 23, 2012

If you or your employees work at heights or with Mobile Elevated Working Platforms, the real hazards of the job quickly become routine and simple safety procedures can be easily…

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