Introduction to Access Equipment

Access equipment is an invaluable tool for you and your business, it gives you the opportunity to access work areas speedily, precisely and most importantly more safely than using traditional podium steps, ladders or scaffolding. The use of access equipment is becoming more and more wide spread in a greater range of industries as the health & safety rules surrounding working at height become increasingly stringent. I have put this brief guide together to try and help guide you through the process of buying access equipment and to help ensure you get the best piece of access equipment for your unique situation. 

Whatever use you have for your access equipment, within this guide I hope you will find the information you need to make an informed choice about the particular piece of access equipment you finanlly opt for. 

Information covered by this guide includes:

  • The types of access equipment available
  • Their features
  • Health & safety
  • Average prices for new & used access equipment

In the first part of this guide we will look at 3 major elements that govern what access platform you will eventually buy.