Working on or around a vehicle is a task that over 3 million people in the UK do as part of their daily job. It is not surprising therefore that at some point some of these workers will be required to work at height.
For the last 40 years we have designed, built, inspected and maintained, along the way we have learnt a thing or two. Their use has increased due to demand and a change to regulation governing how, where and when they should be deployed.
Bespoke access equipment manufacturer, Planet Platforms, has just celebrated 40 successful years in business.Founded in 1977 by Pete Pemberton, the Yorkshire Based manufacturer marked the event with an open day at their Wakefield Premises.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) operates two Airbus H145 helicopters from bases at Nostell Priory, Wakefield, and RAF Topcliffe near Thirsk. Maintaining the helicopters is essential as they provide swift medical interventions to over 5 million people throughout the whole of the Yorkshire region.