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UK's Leap Towards a Net Zero Economy

UK's Leap Towards a Net Zero Economy

Amid global climate challenges, the United Kingdom is taking significant strides towards a net zero economy. A recent report unveils remarkable growth,... Read More >>

Tips for Properly Maintaining Rental Equipment

Tips for Properly Maintaining Rental Equipment

The right mobile access equipment can make working at elevated heights significantly safer and more efficient but only when it is properly maintained.... Read More >>

The Cost Benefits of Self-Drive Cherry Pickers

The Cost Benefits of Self-Drive Cherry Pickers

A self-drive cherry picker is a convenient alternative for those who need access to elevated heights but do not have experience operating specialised... Read More >>

The Benefits of Investing in a Truck Mount

The Benefits of Investing in a Truck Mount

A truck mount is an access platform installed on a truck chassis, specially adapted with outriggers for improved stability. It is also one of the most... Read More >>

Understanding the Importance of LOLER Inspections

Understanding the Importance of LOLER Inspections

What Is LOLER, And Why Was It Introduced? LOLER, or Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, were put in place to make lifting tools and... Read More >>

3 Things You Should Know Before Hiring an Articulating Boom Lift

3 Things You Should Know Before Hiring an Articulating Boom Lift

Also known as knuckle booms, articulating boom lifts are aerial platforms for accessing hard-to-reach locations at elevated heights. Most models feature a... Read More >>

The Benefits of Hiring a Cherry Picker on a Contract Basis

The Benefits of Hiring a Cherry Picker on a Contract Basis

Considering how fast technology changes, hiring a cherry picker on a contract basis makes more sense than purchasing new equipment outright for most businesses.... Read More >>

Top 5 Reasons to Use Fall Protection When Working At Height

Top 5 Reasons to Use Fall Protection When Working At Height

Falls from height is one of the leading causes of workplace deaths in the UK. According to the HSE Statistic Report 2020, 111 workers died in the country... Read More >>

6 Safety Tips for Telescopic Boom Lift

6 Safety Tips for Telescopic Boom Lift

Telescopic booms only really refer to specific machines like straight sticks? Would using MEWPS be better? Construction companies often rely on telescopic boom... Read More >>

Top 11 Uses of a Telescopic Boom Lift

Top 11 Uses of a Telescopic Boom Lift

Designed especially for elevated work requiring extended vertical and horizontal outreach, a telescopic boom lift gets the worker straight to the source where... Read More >>

3 Benefits of Electric Rough Terrain Scissor lifts vs Diesel

3 Benefits of Electric Rough Terrain Scissor lifts vs Diesel

Electric rough terrain scissor lifts are some of the most capable machines on the market. Thanks to decades of innovation, these can go toe-to-toe with many... Read More >>

Preventing hypothermia at height

Preventing hypothermia at height

Hypothermia is one of those conditions that many associate with freezing temperatures - Scott’s expedition to the South Pole and the film Titanic spring to... Read More >>

5 Reasons to Shop from AFI Resale Equipment

5 Reasons to Shop from AFI Resale Equipment

Access platforms, such as telehandlers, articulating booms, scissor lifts, and cherry pickers can seem like a big investment when you are on the lookout for... Read More >>

The Benefits of UTN Training for Professional Development

The Benefits of UTN Training for Professional Development

UTN Training (a part of AFI Rentals) is an accredited IPAF and PASMA Working at Height training provider with 21 dedicated training centres throughout... Read More >>

Major contractors back plan for diesel-free construction sites

Major contractors back plan for diesel-free construction sites

The government and industry have launched a plan to eliminate 78% of diesel machinery from UK construction sites by 2035.   The Zero Diesel... Read More >>

Charity promotes sun safety campaign to combat skin cancer in construction

Charity promotes sun safety campaign to combat skin cancer in construction

We Build the Future, a UK construction charity, has launched a campaign to promote sun safety in the construction sector. The move aims to mitigate the... Read More >>

What is IPAF training and why is it necessary?

What is IPAF training and why is it necessary?

When working at height, you have a legal responsibility to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others. Because of this, there are numerous... Read More >>

How to get the most out of your telehandler hire

How to get the most out of your telehandler hire

The demand for telehandler hire is increasing in the UK construction industry due to their flexibility in handling, lifting, transporting, and situating... Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About Access Platform Hire

Everything You Need to Know About Access Platform Hire

Access platform hire refers to the rental of equipment used for accessing elevated or hard-to-reach areas, such as scaffolds, cherry pickers, scissor lifts,... Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About IPAF Training

Everything You Need to Know About IPAF Training

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a global not-for-profit organization that sets safety and training standards for powered access... Read More >>

Unlocking Versatility in Construction and Agriculture with Telehandler Rental in the UK

Unlocking Versatility in Construction and Agriculture with Telehandler Rental in the UK

Maximizing Your Jobsite Efficiency: Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Telehandler Rentals Telehandler rentals are becoming increasingly popular as a... Read More >>

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