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Safety

When you use Elev8 you benefit from the expertise of a whole team of professionals with access to a wide range of specialised equipment.  We take safety very seriously and our Health & Safety team work collaboratively with our clients to ensure the safety of everyone involved in Elev8 projects.

ISO45001 certified systems

Elev8’s management system is certified to ISO45001:2018 the international standard for occupational health and safety.  The standard replaces ISO18001 and encourages a proactive approach to health and safety as well as putting emphasis on leadership and employee engagement to promote a positive health and safety culture.

Find our more about Elev8’s certifications here.

 

 

Work at height in heavy industry

Safety Hazards on your site

One of the main hazards we encounter when supplying our services is the working environment in which the project takes place.   Elev8 work closely with our clients to understand the hazards and controls at your site to ensure that we select the best project team and equipment for your job.  We create site specific RAMS (risk assessments and method statements) including the controls required to ensure our work is completed safely.

 

The experience of our team spans many sectors including telecoms, renewables, heavy industry, heavy civils, construction and the oil industry.   We work in diverse environments including those covered by the top tier COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Regulations.

 

With our expertise in work at height and lifting we can also offer you a complete project planning solution.

 

 

Safe work at height

Here at Elev8 Access Platforms we make compliance to the work at height regulations easy by providing you with safe and reliable access platform to work from.  Elev8 are experts in work at height, and we are here to help you choose the right access equipment to perform your task safely.  Our dedicated health and safety team work closely with our operations and engineering teams to provide our clients with specialist work at height advice and provide you with a safe access solution.

Safe planning of work at height

Careful planning of any work at height is a vital part of executing a job safely.   Elev8 have years of experience in work at height and we can help you to plan your work safely.  We offer a free site survey to establish which of our MEWPs is the right for your project.  As part of the site survey we establish:

  • The MEWP that can safely access your work site (both size and weight of the MEWP)
  • An access platform that can safely reach the area where you need to perform your job
  • Lifting accessories that will help you perform your job safely such as lifting frames and winches
  • Rescue planning & emergency lowering of the platform

MEWPs supplied with one of our IPAF trained operators

When you order an operated MEWP, you also get a competent and experienced operator who will assist you to reach your working area safely.  Our IPAF trained MEWP operators are both experienced and well trained in the use of our fleet of access platforms.  As well has being trained to IPAF standards our MEWP operators are experienced  in working in a wide variety of environments, including those covered by the COMAH Regulations.  They hold training in other areas of safety which may be applicable for the working environment on your site.

Safe Lifting

Elev8’s contract lifting team includes CPCS qualified Appointed Persons, Crane Supervisors and Slinger Signallers.  Our contract lifting team works in diverse environments including those covered by the top tier COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Regulations.

Lifting operations should be planned by an experienced and competent person with adequate training, knowledge and skills for the task.   When you use Elev8’s contract lifting service you can rest assured that one of our experienced and qualified Appointed Person’s plans every project.  There are many factors to consider when planning a lift including:

  • the site where the lift will take place
  • ground conditions
  • environmental conditions
  • the load itself

You can find out more about Elev8’s contract lifting service here.

Lifting and safe work at height for telecoms projects

Safe work on the highways

The safety of road users, pedestrians and your workforce are our primary consideration when we design, plan, install and remove traffic management.

Elev8’s experienced and qualified traffic management team survey each traffic management project and create a bespoke traffic management plan for your site using CAD.  Our traffic management designs are safe and practical ensuring traffic disruption is kept to a minimum, and that both traffic and pedestrians are safely managed whilst you work.

Elev8 traffic management service is National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS) 12d certified.  Our team hold LANTRA qualifications so you can rest assured that the traffic management schemes we provide is fully compliant with the current standards.

Find out more detail about our traffic management service here.

 

 

What ever type of project you are planning, Elev8’s experienced team are here to help you complete it safely.  To discuss you project in more detail please contact us.

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