Tasked with the job to remove approximately 8,600 square feet of ceramic tile from a private college pool measuring 13.6 feet deep, Ashwill knew there were long days and a lot of work ahead of him and his crew.
Getting North American contractors to embrace training has always been a challenge. Getting them to spend time and money on high-quality training is even more difficult, excuses for workers going untrained hold less and less weight.
I've been to well over one thousand rental companies in North America and every now and then I get the rare treat to venture to far-away places. This summer I had the pleasure to visit several rental businesses in Ireland.
Should additional requirements be added to ensure the safety of operators at extreme heights or in complex settings? We asked several industry stakeholders for their opinions on this subject. Following is an excerpt from that discussion.
IPAF is a global movement to ensure the safety of people in the powered access industry and to keep the industry up to date with the latest technical and safety advice in aerial lifts and mast climbing work platforms.