Posted: 25th March, 2020
During these unprecedented times, we would like to assure all our customers that we are still open and available for support. Our team are working from home where possible and our service engineers are still providing: LOLER inspections, Maintenance Schedules and Breakdown Repairs.
We have a Covid-19 policy which is available here
Coronavirus (COVID-19) company policy – Workplatform Ltd.
Workplatform’s Tips When On Site
Here are a few tips that can help us all stay safe when we visit your site: Please keep to the 2m social distancing rule to avoid any unnecessary contact, please place the machine in an isolated area so our engineer can work safely and please wipe down the machine (Coronavirus can live on steel for up to 3 days) If you have any further recommendations or procedures, please contact us prior to the visit.
The HSE have released a statement saying, in short:
THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD FOR LOLER TESTING, It is still a legal requirement to have your MEWPs inspected every 6 months. At this moment in time the HSE have no intention of changing this.
The full statement can be found here: HSE Statement
Original Source: LEEA, HSE Statement On COVID-19 and Lifting Equipment Examination, 18th March 2020. Read the full article here.
We are also following IPAF guidelines which can be found here:
We are monitoring Government and HSE advice and will update this statement as necessary. Once again we thank you for the business and wish you well in the coming months of uncertainty.