Why you should not use Access Tower components made by a different manufacturer
A common question that gets asked when looking for spare parts for access towers is, Can I use components made by a different manufacturer? In short, the answer to this question is No, we have outlined the reasons why below. Safety Issues Even if components appear very similar to each other, the actual performance can be very different and effect the strength and stability of the structure. Not only does this pose potential risks for users it can also invalidate the manufacturer’s product guarantee in the event of an accident caused by mixing components from different manufacturers. EN1004 Standard The...
How to check if your ladder is safe to use
According to latest reports from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), falls from height accounted for 44% of all non-fatal injuries over the past 5 years and 25% of all fatal injuries, therefore, to reduce the chance of an accident it's crucial to carry out pre-use checks to spot any obvious defects or parts that need to be replaced. Ladder pre-use checks should include Feet- First check there are no feet missing, then check the condition to ensure they aren't worn or damaged. If any feet are missing or damaged replacement feet need to be purchased before the ladder can be...
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