17 Oct

Exciting new development at Eagle Platforms Eagle Platforms are always on the lookout for more ways in which we can assist in the improvement of safety levels when working at height. Whether through updating hire equipment to taking advantage of technological improvements or tinkering with highly honed training programs, there is always something to be […]

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23 Sep
scissor lift training courses

What are scissor lifts? Scissor lifts are one of the most common and versatile types of aerial working platforms. The working parts that serve to elevate the platform from which work will be carried out contain interlocking pieces. The scissor lift is raised by applying hydraulic, pneumatic or mechanical pressure to the outside of the […]

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21 Sep
Cherry Picker Training

What is a cherry picker? A cherry picker is a hydraulic crane with railed platform at its end point. It is used for raising and lowering workers who need to carry out work at height, especially where scaffolding is inappropriate, such as on overhead cables or other more inaccessible areas. Cherry pickers are also sometimes […]

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18 Jun
working at height safety training

Working at height is responsible for more accidents in the workplace than any other single cause and as such has the potential to lead to an inordinate amount of employees unable to work, poor morale among employees, court cases and severe fines for failing to comply with strict government protocol. Take a look at the […]

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26 Mar
Eagle Orders Secondary Safety Guards From Skyjack For Our Scissor Lift Hire

Safety is always at the forefront of our planning and decisions on inventory expenditure and as a result Eagle have taken the measure of ordering the revolutionary new SGLE systems from Skyjack for our scissor lifts for hire. Background Over the past half a year, Skyjack has been rigorously testing their new secondary guarding equipment […]

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17 Mar
scissor lifts

A form of MEWP (Mobile Elevating Work Platform), the scissor lift is an essential piece of machinery in the armoury of those who work at height. Benefits of Scissor Lifts Scissor lifts are powered by hydraulics and are capable of raising and lowering heavy loads and personnel. The telescopic design from which the ‘scissor’ moniker […]

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31 Jan

Eagle Platforms Ltd are delighted to be able to confirm the exciting purchase of a shiny fleet of brand new 14 metre Loadall Telehandlers, supplied by market leaders, JCB. JCB consistently lead the field with their innovative research and design, extensive testing and stringent quality control and are valued the world over for the very […]

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18 Jan
essential guide to working at height

Working at height continues to dominate the accidents in the workplace statistics, despite great improvements in numbers owing to a huge campaign to ensure adequate training is given to managers and employees alike. The importance of working at height training cannot be overstated and IPAF accredited training courses are now firmly established as industry standards. […]

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02 Dec
Xmas Boom

Christmas Hours We close at 4PM on Friday 22nd December 2017 and return to work at 8AM on the 4th January 2018. In the event of any urgent needs throughout the festive period please call any of the following numbers. 07907 461555 Hire 07739 342933 Hire 07730 216345 Service & Training. 07711 378739 Breakdown Call […]

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23 Jun
ipaf training courses

Great prices on group IPAF training  Now booking for July & August 2017 On site - 1 day - 6 people max. (in one category) - £625.00 + VAT* IPAF Registration Fee - £30.00 + VAT per person We also have limited availability for June, please contact us for more details More details about the IPAF courses that we offer and dates we have […]

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27 Mar

Background IPAF is an acronym for the International Powered Access Federation, which is the body that holds responsibility for ensuring the safe and effective implementation of powered access across the world. IPAF has been operating as a non-profit organization for over 34 years and it invests in the interests of all involved in powered access […]

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20 Mar

Due to the success of our IPAF training promotion to welcome in 2017, we have decided to extended this until May 1st 2017. For any IPAF 3a/3b training booked between now and May 1st, we will offer 4 places for the cost of just 3 course fees. Please don’t hesitate to contact our training team […]

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