Mast Climbing Work Platform

Mast climbing work platform are becoming more and more popular for masons, painters, siding installers and other specialty contractors as they offer a safe, comfortable, time-efficient and cost-effective alternative to traditional scaffolding. They are easily configured, assemble and dismantled. Their compact base units allow them to fit in tight spaces where other large platforms cannot. Their built in fall protection travels with them, and they are easily adapted to any project by adjusting the mast height.

GEDA’s electric mast climbers are used on projects of all shapes and sizes across the country. Construction job bidders and planners often specify them in their proposals as they help to shorten the time it takes to complete a building project. They also improve worker productivity by allowing them to stay at their ideal working height for the duration of a task, as opposed to the constantly changing positions required when using classic scaffoldings.

Mast Climbers in the UK: Enhancing Safety and Productivity

Despite their great benefits, safety issues have emerged in the past with mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs) when mechanical faults go undetected. The safety alert from HSE addresses this issue and provides advice on how to spot and fix these faults to prevent them from causing injury or death to workers.

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