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cossyshamo
30-12-2013, 10:21 PM
Can anybody tell me what type of hop ups you can use on sites now days in the uk , as I was told you not allow to use the draper type Iv always used, And I surpose you arent allow to knock one up with a old plank and a bit of old 3x2 like we use to do in old days :), so if someone could let me know Thanks

amestaper
30-12-2013, 11:14 PM
Any knocked up stuff and milk crates etc were only good for sitting on and eating your lunch. In fact, eating was stopped everywhere on a site i was working at except canteens and vans so you you will see some major changes on your return. :glare: This type was allowed on site when I gave it up 2 years ago. Surely some of our guys who work on sites will keep you right?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YOUNGMAN-ODD-JOB-HOP-UP-WORK-PLATFORM-STEP-500mm-/170684233018

I'm unsure sure where we stand with stilts these days but there is a stilts risk assessment form somewhere in our downloads section.

cossyshamo
30-12-2013, 11:24 PM
Any knocked up stuff and milk crates etc were only good for sitting on and eating your lunch. In fact, eating was stopped everywhere on a site i was working at except canteens and vans so you you will see some major changes on your return. :glare: This type was allowed on site when I gave it up 2 years ago. Surely some of our guys who work on sites will keep you right?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YOUNGMAN-ODD-JOB-HOP-UP-WORK-PLATFORM-STEP-500mm-/170684233018

I'm unsure sure where we stand with stilts these days but there is a stilts risk assessment form somewhere in our downloads section.
I used the youngmans type for years, I use a couple togeather tacking ceilings or 3 if im skimming, thanks for reply

TonyM
31-12-2013, 06:49 PM
I use the Youngman 600x600 platforms, although a Bam site I was on a couple of months ago said no hop ups at all. I have a Youngman Minimax scaffold which fits through door openings for use where H&S is OTT. Don't do much sitework for this reason (H&S Nazis), so more often than not, I use soakaway crates.

cossyshamo
31-12-2013, 07:50 PM
Cheers Tony , thanks for the reply ,Have a profitable and happy new year !

TonyM
31-12-2013, 07:58 PM
Cheers Tony , thanks for the reply ,Have a profitable and happy new year !

Thanks, you too.

E.K Taper
03-01-2014, 12:14 AM
I use this one, it comes with a certificate to show its ok to use on sites, in case of a@@ehole H&S officers.

http://www.safetyplatforms.co.uk/safe-step-p-239.html

cossyshamo
03-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Cheers Ek , thanks for reply , Have had run ins with the h+s nazis in the pass , funny how most of them Have never actaually work on sites in a trade, it bit like traffic wardens who hve never driven ;-)