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Safety

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 platform 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.

ISO45001 certified systems

Elev8’s management system is certified to ISO45001:2018 the international standard for occupational health and safety.   ISO45001 is the international standard for occupational health and safety management systems. 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.

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 access  equipment for your job.  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 of 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:

  • CSCS
  • Passport to Safety
  • BESC (Basic Electrical Safety Competance)
  • GWO Working at height and rescue training
  • Breathing apparatus training
  • Asbestos Awareness training
  • Slinger signaller training

Safety Hazards on your site

One of the main hazards we encounter when supplying our MEWP hire service is the working environment in which the access platform needs to operate.   Elev8 work closely with our clients to understand the hazards and controls at your site to ensure that we select the best access platform and operator for your job.  We create site specific RAMS (risk assessments and method statements) with controls required to ensure the work at height is performed safely.  With our expertise in work at height we are able to offer our client a complete project planning solution for your work at height.

To find out more about how Elev8 can assist you with a safe access solution please contact us.

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