Many workers find themselves requiring specialist powered machinery for short-term projects or even day-to-day activities. However, not everyone has a large budget to spend on expensive powered machinery – especially for short-term projects. Therefore, it can be much more practical to hire the right powered machinery to complete the job instead.
As well as hiring the equipment, it is important to make sure that you hire individuals who have undergone proper IPAF training in Newcastle or further afield. This way, they will be fully equipped to safely work with MEWPs and other powered equipment.
There are many benefits of renting equipment rather than buying it for your projects. Here are just a few of the many advantages that hired machinery can bring to you and your employees.
Powered machinery isn’t cheap. As well as the large upfront cost, there is often a whole host of additional costs such as getting it registered, maintenance and storage costs. Instead, hiring powered machinery, especially if you only need it for a short-term project, is a much more cost-effective option.
Meeting Your Needs
During the course of your daily tasks at work, it isn’t uncommon to find yourself working on a variety of short-term projects. In this situation, it’s not always possible to buy specialist equipment for every project. If you are on a strict budget, renting the right equipment is a great solution.
More Equipment at Your Disposal
It’s almost impossible to own all the different kinds of equipment available on the market. Alternatively, you can always hire brand new, top-of-the-range equipment to help you complete your project in style.
Solutions to High Demand
During peak periods or just down to your top-quality service, you may find yourself in high demand. In this situation, the last thing you want is to have to turn down potential projects because your equipment isn’t up to scratch. However, this doesn’t mean that you need to keep buying new machinery every time you have more projects on hand, either. When you decide to rent, you are free to use the machinery, complete the job and return it. Simple.
No Maintenance or Storage Required
Taking care of your machinery is a big and important job as you must ensure that it complies with industry regulations and safety standards at all times. However, you can easily relieve the stress of constant maintenance and safe storage by renting.
Save Time and Money
Since you won’t need to pay out for storage or maintenance costs, you can save both money and time. With more time freed up, you can take on more projects and focus on other aspects which require attention.
Once you have hired safe, approved machinery, the next step is to make sure that your workers are fully trained to handle the equipment, work at height and complete the job at hand. IPAF training in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear and further afield, is a must.
Embrace Safety with IPAF Training in Newcastle
Making sure a worker has undergone proper IPAF training is very important as improper safety training can impact both the individual and people around them. It is also important to check that each worker knows how to assess powered machinery.
North East Access Training provides top-quality, expert IPAF training in Newcastle and Tyne and Wear. For more information about our training courses, please get in touch with a member of our team today.