Horizon Platforms Blog

Author : Malcolm Briggs

The Impact Health and Safety Laws Has Had on the Number of Workplace Accidents

In the UK, we are fortunate to have some of the strictest health and safety laws around the world which has given us a strong track record in reducing the overall number of accidents which happen in workplaces. As we work in the access platform hire industry, at Horizon Platforms, health and safety is our number one priority. So, we wanted to look at the impact that changes to health and safety regulation has had on the number of reported injuries and accidents across sectors.

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Working at Heights – Myths That Are Not True

Here at Horizon Platforms, we know working at height can pose significant health and safety risks. The competent use of MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platform) can minimise these risks, yet prevalent myths surrounding work at height can prove both problematic and dangerous. This includes misconceptions about procedures and equipment, and the spreading of such incorrect information may put workers at further risk.

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The Multiple Benefits of Scoring Your MEWP Supplier’s Service

It is important for all businesses to remain financially stable while still being able to meet customer demands. Whether in the good times or the bad times, being financially stable doesn’t just mean getting paid for work, it is much broader. Therefore, it’s important to grasp every opportunity to maximise margin and stabilise budgets, all while exceeding customer expectations.

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The Risks of Working Outside in the Sun

As we move toward summer and warmer days are (hopefully) on the way for those of us in the UK, our health and safety experts wanted to highlight the importance of keeping safe when working in hot weather outdoors.

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