The construction and civil engineering industry has for many years been accustomed to using scaffolding, but times are changing, and technology is evolving.
Therefore, work platforms, with their many advantages, are emerging today as the natural replacement for traditional scaffolding. This is, among other things, because the platforms are the future answer to an improved working environment and increased efficiency.
Work platforms have revolutionized facade work in connection with construction and renovation projects. First and foremost, safety is paramount when working from work platforms, but they are also designed with user comfort in mind, so that workers get a better working environment where they do not have to work in uncomfortable or awkward positions.
At the same time, the robust and spacious design of the platforms allows workers to easily take all necessary tools and materials up to height. And, unlike the time-consuming work of setting up and taking down scaffolding, mobile work platforms can be quickly and easily moved from one work area to another.
This helps to create a more streamlined working day, where workers can focus on what they do best; performing their craftsmanship. This greatly contributes to increasing efficiency and makes work platforms very attractive in connection with efficient and safe facade work..
“The current trend in the construction industry is to move towards safer, more flexible, and more efficient solutions. Work platforms support this, and we are experiencing an increasing demand for our solutions, as more contractors and craftsmen are realizing the value of the safety and flexibility that our mobile work platforms offer,” says Casper Gorm Knudsen, CEO of Platform.as.
Work platforms elevate the working environment at any construction site
When craftsmen work from a work platform, the focus is on the working environment. They avoid climbing up and down ladders all day. And they can continuously optimize their working height, avoiding unnecessary strain and wear on, for example, the lower back and spine. With a single press of the remote control, the platform is driven up and down until the desired, and ergonomically correct, working height is achieved. It couldn’t be easier!
The spacious deck of the work platform also provides great freedom of movement, while the slip-resistant surface of the deck increases footing. And additional equipment, such as top cranes, side cranes, and vacuum lifters , can handle the heavy lifting of, for example, facade beams as well as window and door sections of glass.
The combination of flexibility, safety, and ergonomics that the platform offers ensures a working environment where craftsmen can perform their tasks with the highest possible efficiency and comfort.
The message from Platform.as is clear
When renting equipment and machines to support facade work, work platforms should be at the top of the list. Not only to achieve immediate efficiency but also because they represent an investment in employee safety and well-being – an investment that pays off many times over.
“We live in a time where the working environment and efficiency go hand in hand. Work platforms are designed with these two criteria in mind. At the same time, our customers tell us that the transition to work platforms has created a more streamlined working day. They see clear advantages in using platforms, both economically and in relation to the working environment,” says Casper Gorm Knudsen, CEO.