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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 82
    to 600kg The 52 metre Bronto is a popular choice with glaziers window cleaners and film companies The recent heavy snow falls have called in its use to clear more Read more Ladder Safety Training Course Essential 20 December 2010 Email this article Story from Vertikal Ladder Safety Training Courses Picture taken in a small fishing village Cornwall The man looks to be cleaning out his gutters which are around eight metres from the ground He has a telehandler with a basket excellent you might think but it is an agricultural one with a short boom so he is at least two metres short He has a ladder as well but alas that is als more Read more UB40 Underbridge Keeping the River Safe 17 December 2010 Email this article The navigation lights on Kew and Chiswick bridges in London needed changing and our cherry picker hire fleet were on hand with the Simon UB40 Underbridge unit This versatile machine has the ability to reach down more than 9 metres and can take 2 people plus tools in the cage We managed to complete both bridges in good time and the client was very pleased with our service and safe wor more Read more Facelift acquires Truck mounted platforms from ES Access 15 December 2010 Email this article We have recently expanded our fleet of truck mounted platforms with the acquisition six nearly new Ascendant 22 metre truck mounted platforms and two Bronto 34 metre access platforms from ES access who were based in the North East near Newcastle The truck mounts from ES will compliment Facelift s existing range of access equipment and will be based in our new Newcastle depot Contact our Newcast more Read more Snow damaged gutters Access equipment for gutter repairs 15 December 2010 Email this article Our specialist cherry pickers and self drive access equipment provide the safest and fastest way to make repairs to gutters roofs and drainage pipes With the recent heavy snow falls and the possibility of more to come many roof tops and guttering across the country have taken a battering In many cases heavy snow sliding down from roofs has damaged or even ripped off the guttering Gutters ha more Read more Scissor lifts in the Green House 13 December 2010 Email this article Phase Installations of West Sussex made good use of a Compact 10 Scissor Lift for the installation of environmental control systems within a set of commercial greenhouses near Chichester The diesel powered scissor lift offers great versatility and was used to install electrical control equipment throughout the green houses This rough terrain scissor has some great features Full proportion more Read more Stop the pigeon Now 8 December 2010 Email this article Facelift Access have a versatile and extensive Cherry picker fleet One of our most versatile machines is the GSR Pantel 29 metre with it s Z and telescopic boom up to 9 metres outreach it is the perfect machine to work on buildings

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 83
    ornate and impressive church required structural survey to be carried out on masonry of its spires HMDW Architects from Chichester working with the Clergy of St Peters Church brought in Facelift for their more Read more New Facelift Depot opens in Newcastle 27 October 2010 Email this article Facelift access hire opens a new depot in Newcastle North East England The new depot will improve our current network of depots across the country and our ability to provide the best service to our customers The new depot located at Gateshead Newcastle will offer a full access hire service including self drive access platforms and specialist underbridge units The new location will also offer more Read more Facelift Access Hire and Universal Aerial Platforms have the reach for All Rail Jobs 22 October 2010 Email this article A Truck Mounted Bronto 52m has the reach and flexibility to work on Wimbledon train depot in the taking down and erection of new high level lights The job was to take down the old stile lattice type masts and replace with the new type mast that can be maintained from ground level Our Bronto S52XDT truck mounted platform has the cage size and reach to work safely and comple more Read more Free Safety Harness Kit Offer Hickstead depot 18 October 2010 Email this article We ll give you a FREE set of PPE safety equipment on all individual hire orders with a value of 500 or greater Offer is limited to a maximum of three Safety Kits per company Safety kit includes Full body safety harness with restraint lanyard hard hat and hi vis work vest Contact your local depot to take advantage of this offer and mention Hickstead 2011 when booking Google com c more Read more Y Viva Espana Brontos access the wind farms of Spain 15 October 2010 Email this article Two of our large Bronto Platforms have just returned from four months in Spain where they have been servicing turbines on windfarms around the country The Bronto 61XDT and the Bronto 52XDT were both used for their high reaching capabilities and access versatility The Bronto truck mounted access platform have expandable cages that can lift up to 600kg The added flexibility of the Bronto Skylift more Read more Flying the flag over Admiralty Arch 11 October 2010 Email this article Facelift Access Hire had the honour of helping with maintenance work to the flag pole on top of Admiralty Arch in London the Arch is close to Trafalgar Square at the opposite end of the Mall to Buckingham Palace We used our 61 metre Bronto XDT one of the largest truck mounted platforms in the UK to complete the task On a sunny Sunday morning and with minimal disruption to th more Read more Facelift provides Rail Access Solutions 23 August 2010 Email this article Facelift Access Platforms are looking to work closer with Network Rail London Underground and their main contractors and subcontractors To this end we

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 84
    consist of an open day which will provide the opportunity to take a closer look at extensive range of powered access platforms that Facelift have available On show will more Read more F22 Winner passes IPAF Training for truck mounted platforms 24 June 2010 Email this article The winner of our F22 photography competition James Whitaker has successfully completed his IPAF Training in the 1b static boom category for truck mounted platforms The training was held at our Hickstead Depot in Sussex with perfect weather IPAF course began at 8 in the morning with a theory test followed by practical course in the afternoon James passed easily and now holds an IPAF P more Read more Facelift Access Hire to adopt the new ZT Safety Harness 20 June 2010 Email this article Last weeks Vertikal Days at Haydock Park saw the official launch of the new ZT safety harness The ZT harness is marketed as a fall arrest and fall restraint harness and employs a unique design that eliminates the use of groin straps and importantly the damage they cause The fall arrest harness was met with a great deal of interest as users of existing fall harnesses saw the excellent benefits more Read more F22 Photography Competition Winner Announced 7 June 2010 Email this article The winner of the f22 photography competition is James Whitaker of South London for his entry which will explore the idea of workers We will be working with James during the coming months to undertake IPAF Operator training for the Truck Mounted Ascendant and planning for the different shots that he proposed We had an excellent response to the brief with many great ideas submitted selecting more Read more Scissor lift at Brighton Festival 12 May 2010 Email this article Facelift Access Hire are a proud supporter of the Brighton Festival this year we supplied a Skyjack Scissor Lift for use by Wet Paint Productions Wet Paint Productions had organised a street art festival with Graffiti artists from all over the UK to paint 9 locations in central Brighton The Scissor was used on one of the main locations in Regent Street where access was needed to paint more Read more New MEWPs Operators Safety Guide 23 April 2010 Email this article Facelift Access Hire has published a new pocket sized safety guide to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Facelift have been a long time champion of safety while working at height and this project was spurred on by the need for a high quality guide that was easily accessible and more attractive to users The guides will be given away to all trainees on IPAF training courses and to all Self Dri more Read more Colwyn Bay Pier Structural survey 15 April 2010 Email this article Conwy County Borough has engaged Caernarfon based Datrys Consulting Engineers to carry out a conditional survey of the Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay North Wales The Colwyn Bay Pier as it also known was opened to the public

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 85
    back in 1985 when Managing Director Gordon Leicester opened shop and the company bought its very first cherry picker from the Hong Kong Fire Department Since then Facelift s success has exploded Sa more Read more A Merry Christmas to all 16 December 2009 Email this article Facelift Access Hire wishes all or customers and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and Happiness for the New Year Click here to play our Christmas Card more Read more Bronto S34 s three is the magic number 30 November 2009 Email this article For Kings College London recent construction works at Waterloo Station and the heavy traffic of central London had taken its toll on their buildings facade Caked in grime it was in need of a thorough cleaning up job Facelift Access was called in for their expertise and the diversity of its fleet We supplied three 34m Bronto Truck mounted machines for their reach and flexibility and more Read more Accessing Britain s Heritage 18 November 2009 Email this article The North Bridge at Cardiff Castle is an important access route for vehicles recent concerns regarding the capability of the bridge to carry increased loads required a detailed inspection of the structure Before work commenced it was necessary for our Bridge inspection team to provide full technical specifications of the under bridge unit to be used so that calculations regarding point loadi more Read more Protect employees who work at height HSE 17 November 2009 Email this article The Health and Safety Executive HSE has delivered a stark warning to companies who fail to protect employees working at height saying they will be held to account The warning follows a hearing last week at Nottingham Magistrates Court when Pontiac Coil Europe Ltd of Queens Drive Industrial Estate in Nottingham pleaded guilty

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 86
    can be driven on a normal car license Unique features include permanent one sided jacking allowing the machine to achieve full unrestricted outreach of 12 2m with a cage more Read more Facelift to the Elm 16 June 2009 Email this article In the 1970 s more than 20 million Elm trees were affected by Dutch Elm disease Recently one of the last remaining trees was identified on Council land in Bromsgrove West Midlands with the opportunity to propagate from a disease resistant tree Facelift Access Hire were called in with their 22m Ascendant to allow safe and easy access to all areas of the tree The more Read more New complimentary safety poster supports working at height safety initiative 1 May 2009 Email this article Continuing to support the working at height safety initiative Facelift Access Hire are offering a free full colour site safety poster The poster is designed to be a constant and professional reminder of how to work safely at height when using cherry pickers and other types of access platforms It incorporates the eight key elements which employers and employees need to consider when setting up t more Read more Spot the difference winners 10 February 2009 Email this article To celebrate Facelift s 24th year in the powered access industry we gave you the opportunity to win 500 or five free IPAF training courses at one of our IPAF approved training centres by entering our spot the difference competition Facelift had a flurry of responses following the competition which featured in the Cranes and Access October issue and the IPAF Powered Access Rev more Read more Sussex sky lights up with 2000 Christmas tree lights 15 December 2008 Email this article Watch how a 62m Bronto helps put 2000 lights on what s possibly the worlds largest Christmas Tree Pilots say this huge tree can be clearly seen from the Gatwick flight path when lit up at night Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year fom all at Facelift To watch the Christmas tree light up please click here to view the video Or on more Read more Facelift s dangerous dozen 7 November 2008 Email this article Facelift have produced an interesting slide show called facelift s dangerous dozen The 12 photographs depict people who ve invented amazingly dangerous ideas on how to work at height They put themselves and others at maximum risk of injury A real eye opener it s an instant reminder of how not do it and a valuable training tool for people working in this area To wat more Read more Wolverhampton Wanderers gets a Boom 30 October 2008 Email this article Wolverhampton Wanderers recently hired Facelifts Haulotte H25TPX telescopic boom lift for 2 days to help them carry out routine maintenance on their sound system at their 28k seater Molineux Stadium The powered access machine was used to allow sound engineers from T G Baker Sound to gain access to the speakers many located

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 87
    those people managing MEWPs Their latest guidelines The selection and management of mobile elevating work platforms is aimed at those responsible for selecting sp more Read more Toppling tree 22 August 2008 Email this article The past week has seen high winds sweep across the UK with Sussex holiday venue Littlehampton battling particularly strong gales Various incidents were reported with one huge tree toppling over and narrowly missing a number of nearby homes Thankfully no one was injured and it eventually came to rest in gardens Local tree surgeons used Facelift to help survey what remained of the unstable tree more Read more Ladder training can you tick the box 31 July 2008 Email this article Anthony Gower Smith a 73 year old school caretaker has successfully claimed damages against his local authority employer by demonstrating their failure to train him to correctly use a stepladder He claimed that this failure was a major contributory factor in the injuries he sustained in a fall from a 1 8m stepladder Mr Gower Smith is claiming 50 000 in damages after spending time in an in more Read more Prototype hydro access platform 23 July 2008 Email this article We recently received these pictures of what is believed to be a prototype hydro access platform under development in Spain with the assistance of the local fire brigade To view this amazing industry advancement just click here If you ve found anything interesting be it fact or fun and you d like to share it with us please send it to marketing facel more Read more Facelift expands scissor lift fleet 14 July 2008 Email this article Facelift has recently taken delivery of its first 10 Compact 12DX Scissor lifts bringing its scissor fleet to just over 300 units Manufactured by French supplier Haulotte the Compact 12DX is a brilliant piece of machinery and has few equals when it comes to rough terrain work The Compact 12 s most valuable asset is its extremely tight turning circle having an outside turning radius of 3 73 more Read more Facelift supports Shattered Lives Campaign 23 June 2008 Email this article Facelift is pleased to announce its support of the HSE s Health and Safety Executive Shattered Lives Campaign also endorsed by IPAF International Powered Access Federation The campaign is targeting those most at risk of a slip trip or fall at work and those who are best placed to take action which will help prevent accidents occurring The focus of the campaign is to raise awareness o more Read more Rainham Ladies Race for Life 2008 16 June 2008 Email this article Sunday saw the girls from our Rainham depot take part in the Race for Life Lisa Sandy Rebecca Tracey and Joanne put their best foot forward to complete the 5 kilometre race for Cancer Research UK Managing Director Gordon Leicester promised to double the girls sponsorship money but only if they wore grass skirts for the whole event and as you can

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 88
    solution with a broad range of products at the right price The SL30SL is a fantastic bit of kit and for rough terrain work it really has no equal We ha more Read more Survey success using access equipment 31 March 2008 Email this article Facelift recently worked with Interroute Traffic Operations to assist in the trial use of access equipment to enable safe and accurate measurement of the company s loose stockpiles particularly road salt Previously surveyors had to rely on line of sight to gauge the quantity remaining but this didn t provide accurate results and was known to be a difficult job However success was achieved wh more Read more Facelift Access Hire announce National Sales Manager 7 March 2008 Email this article Facelift are pleased to announce Tom Nicholson as National Sales Manager Tom has fifteen years of experience within the plant hire industry the last five specifically based within access hire In his new position he will be responsible for improving customer service levels and developing new sales strategies for the UK hire market He will work alongside customers and the companies fifteen stro more Read more Facelift offer translation service 21 February 2008 Email this article In a direct response to customer requests Facelift Access Hire are now offering a unique translation service to Polish clients attending their IPAF training courses The translator Ella Dwornikowska is familiar with the industry and terms used in access hire owns a PAL card and has previous experience in translating for the construction sector Operations Director Frank Page commented Ella more Read more Facelift fly the flag for Liverpool 13 February 2008 Email this article Facelift were recently involved in the build up to Liverpool becoming the proud host of The European Capital of Culture 2008 St Georges Hall one of the cities famous landmarks was decorated with a series of large brightly coloured flags hung between the halls huge columns to celebrate the opening of this spectacular event Liverpool beat off stiff competition to become European Capital of Cu more Read more Fifteen booms for facelift 7 February 2008 Email this article Facelift Access Hire has taken delivery of 15 H25TPX machines its sixth order from French Manufacturer Haulotte in the past twelve months The H25TPX has some unique abilities not least its improved working area This has been made far more versatile by the use of a positive negative articulating fly jib with a 140 degree movement Alongside its amazing 17 5m outreach and 25m of working height t more Read more Facelift confirm 90 metre machine order 11 December 2007 Email this article Facelift has recently confirmed its 750k order to Finnish based supplier Bronto Skylift for one of the highest reaching machines available on today s market a Bronto 90m HLA High Level Access This increases its fleet of machines reaching 34m plus to well over thirty units The 90m HLA is the latest in high level access from Bronto and is one of

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  • Latest Access Platforms News from Facelift - Page 89
    and donations they have received In total the team raised 1263 00 for Cancer Research UK thanks to your support and their efforts If you still wish to make a donation simply visit a href http www raceforlifesponsorme org more Read more Facelift take delivery of 52m Bronto with unique lifting ability 30 May 2007 Email this article In conjunction with Finnish based supplier Bronto Skylift Facelift Access Hire have developed a unique boom attachment for their 52m cherrypicker This allows the machine to lift a load of up to 1 300kg with the cage providing the ability to install glazing and cladding panels mobile phone masts small wind turbines and lamp columns etc The combined unit has a maximum working height of 27m w more Read more Facelift launch new Spring 2007 Access Guide 16 May 2007 Email this article Facelift have launched their new Spring 2007 Access Guide which is now a complete directory for those working at height This year there are 9 key additions 61607 Presented in A5 pocket size 61607 Machinery from 2 62m 61607 Easy to negotiate layout no distractions just fact 61607 20 new types of machines 61607 Large section on scissors and booms 6 more Read more Facelift girls enter race for life 27 April 2007 Email this article The girls from our East London depot are taking part in this years Race For Life run by Cancer Research UK The charity supports research into all aspects of cancer with countless lives being saved through earlier detection and improved treatments The Team ask that you dig deep and support this very special cause because every single donation counts The link below takes you to their very own o more Read more Facelift offers mewps for managers course 2 April 2007 Email this article Facelift now offers the new IPAF International Powered Access Federation MEWPS for Managers course This is a one day professional training course which gives managers the knowledge they need to deal with the constantly changing demands related to working at height on site and the use of MEWPs Managers can be confident that they are making a positive impact on the many responsibilities they car more Read more Facelift rev up for Red Nose Day 7 March 2007 Email this article In celebration of Red Nose Day Facelift have recently supplied a 46m Bronto to help paint the centre of a 32m wind turbine red Owned by Renewable Energy Systems the turbine a well recognised landmark standing next to the M25 will possibly be the highest red nose job around more Read more Facelift make it 500 6 March 2007 Email this article Facelift has celebrated delivery of its 500th machine the new Ascendant 17m which was received from Andy Northwood Managing Director of British based supplier Blue Line Access Facelift started 22 years ago when MD Gordon Leicester chanced to see a local advert with an ex Hong Kong Fire Brigade platform for sale which he then bought

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