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Advantages of tree trimming working platform lift. ALVE informs # 19


The pruning working platforms are the most used tools in tree pruning, thanks to the safety they provide to the operator, to develop work at heights, as long as they follow and apply the appropriate laws, instructions and safety regulations.

One of the sectors, where the articulated electric arms are used, is in that of arboriculture; a routine task of pruning and caring for trees that has become, in recent years, an activity with a high degree of risk.

In order to prevent accidents, we recommend taking into account the following actions when using a lifting platform for pruning:

1. Carry out a previous risk assessment and implement control measures in order to avoid accidents with cables.
2. Avoid contact with branches, as it can cause the platform to engage and proceed to make a sudden and accidental movement.
3. Rest the chainsaw on the ground
4. Be careful when raising or lowering the aerial arm platform.
5. Always cut the trees in a way that ensures that the branches
fall off the platform.

Among the main advantages we can mention: The elevating platforms possen simultaneous and propocionales controls, are robust, reliable and of simple maintenance; Telescopic arm and jib for greater reach, speed and efficiency in each job.

As a company committed to the safety of our customers, we recommend that for this type of work using a platform for tree trimming, the operator has previously received the necessary training, since in this type cases the success of the operation is assured. the life of the worker On many occasions, it is necessary to receive additional guidelines on activities in the arboriculture sector.

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