Working at height blog

Hugo Lift vs Steps and Ladders: The Best Alternative to Traditional Steps and Ladders

Celebrating 3 best practice commendations ISO 9001:2015

Fatal injuries and non fatal injuries when working at height 2019/20 in Great Britain

Moving from a two-person job to a one-person job - ladders

Being safe, compliant and getting the most out of your equipment

Evolving Your Safety Culture = Increased Productivity and Profitability

Used equipment - Save Money & Increase productivity

Work at height training courses to stay safe

Lone Working at Height – Why Trained & Competent Professionals are Critical

The new normal of food manufacturing maintenance

How to be safer, more productive and save money

Improving work at height safety and efficiency for Amaray

HLS 360 Vs Platform Step Ladders

Social Distancing Whilst Working At Height Using Ladders

10 benefits to hiring work at height equipment from HLS

Restarting business operations quickly and safely with hire equipment

Case Study: managing COVID-19 risks and improving work at height safety and productivity

Getting the most out of your work at height equipment

Our fresh new look

COVID-19: Planning and readiness for business and organisations who work at height Part 3

COVID-19: Planning and readiness for business and organisations who work at height | Part 2

COVID-19: Planning and readiness to return to work for business and organisations whose employees are involved in working at height

Creating a Rescue Plan - Part One

Working at Height Expert Guide 2020

Working at Height in the Food Industry


The HSE’s work at height statistics for fatal injuries in Great Britain for 2018-2019

HLS Presents Hugo at Made in Yorkshire Event

Karro Food’s £1.8m fine after workers fall through roof light

The costs of non fatal work at height failures

Falls from height are still the main cause of fatal accident and injury within the workplace

Marine contractor fined after worker suffers life changing injuries

The costs of work at height safety failures - Part 1 the Costs to employers

A Carton manufacturer has been fined  200,000 after failing to assess the risks

5 key learnings from The Yorkshire Work at Height Breakfast Seminar

Company Fined After Worker Seriously Injured In Fall From Height

2019 Yorkshire Work at Height Breakfast Seminar

Are we really changing our Health and Safety culture?

The top five most common work at height oversights that will cost your business

HSE fines and prosecutions: work at height September 2018 round up

HLS joins leading Yorkshire industry network

Increased risks for workplace new starters who work at height and how to avoid them

Accidents more likely for workplace ‘new starters’

Hugo holiday Hire Offer

Loler Faqs Guide

Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) FAQs Part 2

Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) FAQs Part 1

LOLER – Planning and Organising Lifting Operations

What is LOLER? Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations Simplified

Farming company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Selecting the right access equipment for the job

HLS Launch Forklift Truck Training

£850k Fine after Fall from Ladder

An Introduction to Work at Height Training

The progression of low level access equipment from ladders to powered access platforms

Work at Height toolkit for using ladders and stepladders

Work at Height Expert Guide

The Changing Face of Ladder Standards Part 2

The Changing Face of Ladder Standards

Work at Height Key Statistics 2016/2017 Infographic

How to Develop a Rescue Plan for working at height

Working at Height Key Considerations Flow Chart

Developing a Method Statement for Working at Height

Working at Height – Risk Management Part 2

Working at Height – Risk Management Part 1

Working at Height Regulations 2005

Introduction to Working at Height

Risk Reduction When Working at Height in the Retail Sector

Safe Working at Height in the Food Manufacturing Industry

Reducing Accidents at Work

Thorough Examination for Powered Access Platforms (LOLER Regulations)

When do you need training to operate access platforms?

10 Benefits of Hiring Powered Access Platforms

We Are ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Should You Buy, Lease or Rent Powered Access Platforms?

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms: Inspection Checklist and Guidance

When to Use Ladders and How to Work Safely FROM Them

How to use forklift cages safely?

Why Buy Leonardo Vertical Mast Lift on Finance?

Height, Lift & Shift: Who we are and what we do

Why Buy a Star 10 Vertical Boom Lift on Finance?

Why Buy HUGO Vertical Mast Lift on Finance?

Asset Finance for Powered Access Equipment: Everything You Need to Know

Creating Positive Safety Culture: Richard Barnes -

Creating a Positive Safety Culture at Work

When is a Ladder NOT the answer?

Your Working at Height IPAF Training

YOUR 2 IN 1 MACHINE: What is a Tracked Access Platform?

The Hidden Costs of Health and Safety Failures

Richard Jones of IOSH comments on the new Corporate Manslaughter guidelines

IPAF MEWPs for Managers Training

Benefits of having a HLS preventative maintenance contract

The New Health & Safety and Corporate Manslaughter Guidelines

Better safe than sorry: Working at Height in Food Manufacturing (Risks, Statistics & Solutions)

Why training is ESSENTIAL when working at height

Is the Star 10 right for you?

Working at height, whats it all about?

Is Leonardo right for you?

Manual handling and ladders, is there a better solution?

Why access platforms are a good alternative to ladders

Working at height: The facts and figures

5 reasons to invest in access equipment

The top 5 working at height resources

Achieving hygiene standards at height for manufacturers

How Manufacturers can invest in improved safety

How the Hugo Lift can help Manufacturers

How to create a positive health and safety culture (Free Download)

Food manufacturers’ checklist for working at height

Why We Love Health And Safety (And You Should, Too!)

A recipe for working at height for food manufacturers

Calling all facilities managers!

Baker Labels invests in Hugo lift

Three ways to make the most of your Safety & Health Expo visit

Is it time for a spring clean?

Will we be seeing you at the Safety and Health Expo?

How Can HLS Help Retailers Drive Purchase Intentions?

What are the first things you should know about working at height

The True Cost of An £18,000 Fine

New Generation Bluelift Tracked Spiders - What you need to know!

Why Look for Alternatives to Ladders and Steps?

5 things you need to know about working at height

Fewer steps = up to £1k per week saving

It doesn't add up when employees fall down

New Year, New Priorities - What's on Your 2015 To Do List?

Don’t be the fall guy……… it can hurt!

Slips Trips & Falls - Avoiding being a statistic!

We've been doing a spot of research...

Time to Tear up the Manual on Manual Handling?

Aircraft Steps - Save them for boarding planes!

Gantries, Conveyors, and The Importance of Being Hugo

HLS at Safety & Health Expo 2014 @ London ExCeL

HLS at Vertikal Days 2014: The Review

Industry Best Practice and Tradeshows

Falls from height are still responsible for 1/3 of worker deaths in the UK

Spreading the word: Promoting MEWPs & Cherry Pickers to new sectors

#WhereisHugo ?

What have spiders got to do with cherry pickers and MEWPs?

Why do they call access platforms cherry pickers?

Operator Training for MEWPs - a simple guide

How important is ongoing maintenance for MEWPs?

What do we mean by Working at Height?

What is a MEWP?

Work at Height - the HSE WAIT tool and how to use it

HLS achieve registration to the ISO 9001:2008 International Standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS)

Platform Focus: SA18 compact tracked boom lift from Bluelift

Another week, another show…

Breaking the silence, what have HLS been up to?

What value are you getting from your forklift truck man basket?

HLS is featured in Handling & Storage Solutions

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