This section contains details of changes to legislation and/or guidance together with advice on how the changes can be implemented in practice. Where appropriate, links to relevant documents and/or websites are included.
Technical updates are intended to allow our Customers to keep their training and safe systems up-to-date without the need for further formal training.
Applicable Courses:IPAF Operator Course (and Kingfisher MEWP Courses)IPAF Demonstrator CourseIPAF Safety Harness CourseHere at Kingfisher Access we hear many conflicting "stor…Read More
To ensure that there is always a metre of frame above each temporary deck to support the handrail braces during assembly/dismantling of the Tower, the correct base frames must be u…Read More
If your Tower has handrail location rivets fitted to the rungs of the frames (as shown), the temporary decks used to assemble/dismantle the Tower can be single decks (inboard handr…Read More
This again will vary from Tower to Tower - the issue here is whether or not there is room to have diagonal braces running past the edges of a fully boarded intermediate deck as req…Read More
Toeboards have to be fitted:To ALL working decksTo any deck used to keep or store tools or materials-it is therefore quite likely that intermediate deck levels will need Toeboards …Read More
Having built the Tower up to and including the first temporary deck level (see Initial Planning if you haven't already done so), the first handrail brace can be fitted working …Read More