Nationwide Platforms – Working at Height Specialist for the Education Sector
As the UK market leader in powered access rental, Nationwide Platforms provide working at height solutions with a concentrated focus on offering the best customer service, commitment to safety, innovation and training.
Working at Height in Schools, Colleges & Academies
According to a recent HSE study, most major injuries in schools relate to ‘low level’ falls below two meters. These accidents all have a common theme – using unsuitable methods for working at height. Whether it’s from standing on a desk to install displays in a classroom or using a ladder on an unsuitable, slippery gymnasium floor to change a lightbulb, these scenarios can all be overcome by using powered access solutions.
Why choose Nationwide Platforms
Nationwide Platforms have long been the industry leaders in providing working at height solutions for a wide range of customers across a huge scope of industries. With their low-level access solutions range starting with working heights from 3 meters up to 9.5 meters, Nationwide Platforms can provide machines which are either manually or electrically powered and self-propelled. Push around machines are easier and more productive than manual access, allowing users to position the platform exactly where it’s needed. Making jobs easier, simpler, quicker and more efficient than manual ladders, steps, podiums or small scaffold towers.
For those larger repair and maintenance tasks they hold the largest range of scissor lifts, boom lifts and tracked booms in the UK. Suitable for indoor and outdoor tasks, over 60% of the new additions to their extensive fleet are non-diesel (Electric, Hybrid or LPG) with ultra-low emissions making them ideal for use on indoor enclosed areas. In addition, their indoor machines also feature non-marking tyres suitable for finished flooring. Narrow access into confined spaces needn’t be an issue either as their range of narrow boom lifts can easily fit through a standard door and offer zero tail spin – ideal for use in narrow corridors.
About Nationwide Platforms
Nationwide Platforms offer a comprehensive product portfolio with an unrivalled fleet of over 13,000 MEWPs; including a complete range of scissor lifts, track boom lifts, low level access platforms and van & truck mounted platforms with working heights ranging from 3 to 90 meters.
As well as offering access platforms Nationwide Platforms also provide a wide range of working at height training, which include IPAF (operative, management and PAL+), PASMA, IOSH and Health & Safety training.
Nationwide Platforms priority first and foremost is making working at height a safe activity. Through their research and development team BlueSky, the company develops a range of exclusive innovations which enhance safety and productivity when using powered access equipment. These safety attachments – which comprise of material handling attachments, secondary guarding devices preventing entrapment and fleet management systems – are now being increasingly demanded by customers.
Find out how Nationwide Platforms can help you with your powered access requirements by visiting www.nationwideplatforms.co.uk or call 0845 745 0000.