Staying safe when using a cherry picker

 

At Worlifts we take safety very seriously and feel that you should too. Working with any machinery or at heights requires proper training and good work practice. All equipment and machines should be checked before every use and have regular servicing to ensure everything is in good working order. Keeping your workforce safe is vital and should not be skimped on. Cherry pickers and other lifting equipment are very useful pieces of equipment when properly used. Check out the following articles which have many helpful hints so that you can remain safe.

A cherry picker, also called a boom lift is access equipment with a bucket or platform at the end of a lifting system used for accessing high places during construction. This equipment must be maintained and serviced regularly to increase its lifetime and at the same time guarantee utmost safety while in use.

 

Cherry pickers are high risk equipment that must only be used by competent and trained personnel. Moreover, cherry pickers fall under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER). These are regulations that compel owners to maintain the equipment in a safe and sound condition by trained personnel….More at Maintaining a Cherry Picker for Ultimate Safety – Furniture Info Guide

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