When installing sanitary systems, drainage or perhaps chimney reconstruction, the need for seamless pipe fusion is important to prevent leaks as pipes are not often easily accessible once installed.
A butt fusion welding machine does just that. Fusion welding machines join two pieces of piping by heating them and pressing them together. Once the pipes have cooled they are permanently and securely sealed. Although the process of fusion welding is not quite as simple as it sounds. Continue reading Firm Fixing with Fusion Welding
Tool theft is a serious issue for tradesmen. Keeping tools secure and away from the elements is an important consideration, especially for those who work in different areas of a site each day. Regular toolboxes can be heavy, often requiring several trips to move cases of tools from one area to another, taking invaluable time out of the working day.
Continue reading How the Armorgard BarroBox is making tool storage safer and easier
The first proper rainfall of the year can catch you out on construction projects. If you haven’t waterproofed your project, you may find yourself looking for drying equipment hire once you’ve bailed out your construction works.
Continue reading Drying equipment hire for flooded construction projects
PASMA (Prefabricated access suppliers’ and manufacturers’ association) courses follow the most up to date Work at Height Regulations and the Health and Safety at Work Act. PASMA training courses provide attendees with the necessary skills and knowledge to work safely in environments where there may be potential harm or danger. Mr Plant Hire London are an approved PASMA training centre.
Continue reading Attending PASMA Training Courses to Meet Legal Requirements
A telescopic handler is an important piece of equipment in the agricultural and construction industry. It is similar to a forklift but has a telescopic boom making it more like a crane and capable of more tasks than a regular forklift.
Continue reading Heavy Lifting with Productivity and Precision
For those working in height, employers often require a Powered Access License. Whilst it isn’t a legal requirement for operatives using powered access equipment to carry a Powered access license, employers are legally required to ensure all workers are correctly trained to be able to work at height safely and efficiently to safeguard their own lives and those around them.
Continue reading IPAF Training 101: Everything you need to know before you book an IPAF training course
Having the correct equipment for any job is essential. Working at height can result in the need for the correct training or health and safety requirements. Operators may need to assemble parts, charge batteries or add fuel to machines. Access equipment for hire can be large so delivery or additional transport is needed. Storing access equipment at the desired location can be tricky if space is limited.
Continue reading Access Made Easy with Monkey Tower Hire
Scaffold towers are infinitely useful. Unlike ladders, once they’re up and secured in place, there’s no need for someone to be on the ground, holding them steady. They can hold heavy loads and can be used indoors and out. However, setting them up can be a challenge. Usually two men are required to set up a scaffold tower and it can be a good while before you can actually begin your project working at height.
Continue reading Mi Tower – The world’s first one-man scaffold platform
Traditionally telehandlers (also known as telescopic handlers) were the go-to piece of machinery for lifting heavy equipment to high up areas. They were often found in warehouses and on construction sites. However, the role of telehandlers has changed. Telehandlers have grown up and now offer the user wider functionality opportunities than in the past.
Continue reading The evolution of the telehandler – a piece of equipment for all occasions
Working at any height can be dangerous, but it is important to take extra care when working on stairwells or staircases. For larger projects Mr Plant Hire London have a wide range of access towers available, but for jobs requiring safe support, where space can be at a premium, the stair podium is the answer.
Continue reading Staying Safe on the Stairs