Eagle Platforms https://www.eagleplatforms.com Eagle Platforms Ltd, we supply the next generation of Access Platforms on time, every time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:21:24 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-loginlogo-32x32.png Eagle Platforms https://www.eagleplatforms.com 32 32 Eagle Platforms Elevates Recruitment Drive https://www.eagleplatforms.com/eagle-platforms-elevates-recruitment-drive Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:21:24 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=50000 Never a company to follow trends, but rather a dynamic business that looks to lead the way, often forging a new path through the rocky terrain of the access platforms industry, Eagle Platforms, Sheffield are continuing to rage against the machine, bucking the trend of battening down the hatches during the Covid-19 pandemic by continuing […]

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Never a company to follow trends, but rather a dynamic business that looks to lead the way, often forging a new path through the rocky terrain of the access platforms industry, Eagle Platforms, Sheffield are continuing to rage against the machine, bucking the trend of battening down the hatches during the Covid-19 pandemic by continuing to grow and deliberately expand the successful specialist lift and platform hire business that has helped them to establish themselves as a major player in the industry.

Eagle Platforms call Anston, Sheffield their home and are immensely proud of their Yorkshire roots. It is also a source of great pride that they’ve been able to recruit five new employees in a time of great economic uncertainty to help meet the growing demand for products. The construction industry has not really stopped at any point during the pandemic and as such, there have always been openings for new projects and a demand for MEWPs, cherry pickers and booms, not to mention the essential training programmes that help keep everyone on site safe and sound. Among the new workers are two mobile platform technicians, a sales executive, a hire desk administrator and a driver.

In alignment with other local employers in the Rother Valley area, Eagle Platforms are a big supporter of apprenticeships. Over the last nine years there has been a constant influx of young apprentices and 2020 was hoped to prove no exception, in spite of the challenges. Eagle Platforms were initially delighted to have offered two new recruits apprentice positions as NVQ L2 plant mechanics. Unfortunately a lack of funding has meant that the successful candidates have had to be informed that they will no longer be offered positions at the present, which was a heavy-hearted decision completely out of the hands of the company.

Eagle Platforms were never going to let this rest and have engaged in correspondence with the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) and the Ashkham Bryan College, York who provide the apprentice training. Following these conversations it became apparent that there was a funding issue and Eagle Platforms have moved on to contact their local Rother Valley MP. With the government’s insistence on the importance of youth employment and indeed apprenticeships, there is some hope of a resolution in the near future. A survey undertaken by Resolution Foundation found that Covid-19 had led to 1/3 of 18-24 year olds losing work as a result of the pandemic. To the young people of the Rother Valley area and in particular the disappointed potential apprentices, Eagle Platforms felt a moral obligation to take matters further.

Dan Stewart, Operations Director at Eagle Platforms offered: “As a business we continue to grow and are excited by our prospects. However, it is a great shame we’ve been unable to employ the apprentices we were planning to add to our team.”

“We have been liaising closely with several organisations including the CITB. Contractors Plant Association (CPA), Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and our local Rother Valley MP to resolve the issue. Everyone is doing their bit, so we hope it will all be resolved quickly.”

“It is vitally important to offer young people opportunities in the work place, especially in these uncertain times. The young people of today are the business leaders and decision makers of tomorrow, thinking that is strongly engrained into the mind-set at Eagle Platforms.”

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Eagle Platforms reaches new heights at power station project https://www.eagleplatforms.com/eagle-platforms-reaches-new-heights-at-power-station-project Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:18:34 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=50001 The world in 2020 is waking up to a world in which the case for green has never been more compelling. With this, as well as a strong commitment to diversification and grabbing opportunities when they arise, the chance for Eagle Platforms to get involved with a major Bio Power Station project was just too […]

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The world in 2020 is waking up to a world in which the case for green has never been more compelling. With this, as well as a strong commitment to diversification and grabbing opportunities when they arise, the chance for Eagle Platforms to get involved with a major Bio Power Station project was just too good to be true. The project in question is Hooton Bio Power Station, under construction in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, on the banks of the historic river Mersey.

This is such a unique project as it uses the EfW (Energy from Waste) model in order to transform waste into energy. It also breaks new ground, representing the first non-subsidised Power Station of its size that will be entirely based around fluidised bed technology. The waste gasification side of things will be handled by Kobelco Eco Solutions, a Japanese entity.

With the Covid-19 pandemic still very much an issue and the economy having contracted by around 20% there is a real opportunity to work towards a greener economy with projects such as this one providing jobs, energy and a sustainable future. The power station, once complete will be able to convert around 250,000 tonnes of municipal methane waste into energy with net zero carbon emissions. After taking into account the running needs of the plant itself the resultant energy will be enough to power circa 50,000 homes, representing a very significant contribution to the grid. It is a real boost to the profile of Eagle Platforms to be able to contribute to this outstanding scheme.

Dan Stewart, Operations Director of Eagle Platforms, said: “We are delighted to be involved in what is a significant project as the UK looks to a greener, more sustainable future, and works towards achieving its ambitious Net Zero by the 2050 target.

“We live in an increasingly delicate environment and are very aware that we all must contribute in a positive way to reducing damaging emissions. Our key involvement in projects such as this one, as well as our continued investment in zero carbon emission, electric and hybrid technology, is testament to our commitment to a greener planet.”

In terms of Eagle Platforms’ contributions, they are predominantly two-fold, in that 1) Eagle Platforms will provide training for the workers on site and 2) the construction and operational requirements of the project will be fulfilled via the provision of a vast range of equipment to carry out the work on the power station itself.

Firstly, in terms of the training, Eagle Platforms will bring some of their most popular PASMA and IPAF accredited training courses to the table, helping to ensure safe and best practice on site. Among these training courses, will be:

• IPAF 3A and 3B courses
• Telehandler driver training
• Harness Loading
• PASMA scaffold training
• MEWPs for Managers

The provision of equipment for a project of this scale has been made possible by the continued expansion of Eagle Platforms’ fleets and as such they have been able to contribute:

• A range of scissor lifts, varying from smaller 6m models to much larger 17m beasts.
• Cherry pickers with maximum heights from 12m to 41m, including the brand new zero emission HA41PRO.

In addition to the equipment there will be contractors on site in order to coordinate the equipment requirements.
Taking part in this project and being involved in both training and the provision of equipment is a big boost to the ever-growing portfolio of projects and clients on the Eagle Platforms books and it is hoped that I will represent one of many such projects in 2020 and beyond.

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Revitalising the Oldest Stadium in the World https://www.eagleplatforms.com/revitalising-the-oldest-stadium-in-the-world Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:46:37 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49995 Everyone’s a Blade aren’t they? Or so Sheffield United fans would have you believe. What is indisputable is that Bramall Lane, which started life as a cricket ground, is the oldest stadium in the world. Opening in April 1855, it was at first only used for cricket purposes, before being converted for football use in […]

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Everyone’s a Blade aren’t they? Or so Sheffield United fans would have you believe. What is indisputable is that Bramall Lane, which started life as a cricket ground, is the oldest stadium in the world. Opening in April 1855, it was at first only used for cricket purposes, before being converted for football use in 1862, now remaining one of the oldest grounds in the world still used for professional football. Bramall Lane is not only the oldest stadium in the world it has also been a stadium of many ‘firsts’.

• Possibly the first charity football match ever was played there between Sheffield FC & Hallam FC on 29th December 1862.
• The first professional game played under floodlights in 1878 between the same two teams.
• The fixed crossbar was first used there in 1883.
• Brian Deane scored the first ever Premier League goal in front of the Kop against Manchester United in 1992.

It’s not just cricket and football that have graced Bramall Lane, it’s also played host to myriad other sports and events from rugby, cycling and athletics to crown green bowls and rock concerts. In 1975 the construction of a new main stand put the final nail in the coffin of the cricketing part of Bramall Lane’s history. This would have been a sad day for Yorkshire cricket legends like Geoffrey Boycott but these days Sheffield United are a premier league outfit, having consolidated their place in the top division in their first season back and the famous atmosphere in the ground almost took the roof off at times.

While this season the team will have to (at least to begin with) cope without their fans and the sound of the famous “Greasy Chip Butty” anthem spurring them on, the plyers will still feel honoured to grace the hallowed turf of a stadium steeped in history. History is in a state of constant flux, of course and only recently the Bramall Lane stadium has begun the process of yet further renovation work, with Eagle Platforms Ltd. supplying specialist lift and platform hire to a project in the heart of their local community. This is just the sort of project that Eagle Platforms loves to be involved in – something that has a direct positive impact on the local community. While the initial intention was to get the renovation of the Kop (the first in what will be a series of improvements going forward) finished in time for the start of the new season, Covid-19 put a spanner in the works, but fingers crossed that the renovation will be completed by the time that fans are allowed back into stadiums providing that much needed lifeblood for football clubs nationwide.

While early days, the beginning of the 2020/21 season has not been a great one for the Blades, perhaps proving what an incredible influence their fans have on the team. These are early days, however, and Eagle Platforms and DG Decorators, who are partnered in getting the renovation work done, will be keeping everything crossed that Sheffield United will have an even more successful season than last time around.

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Eagle Platforms – September Update https://www.eagleplatforms.com/eagle-platforms-september-update Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:42:47 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49992 And so, summer is over and autumn is here and just as the seasons keep moving along so do things at Eagle Platforms. Our work is never complete as we strive to deliver the very best quality training and the latest and most user-friendly working at height equipment on the market. September brings with it […]

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And so, summer is over and autumn is here and just as the seasons keep moving along so do things at Eagle Platforms.

Our work is never complete as we strive to deliver the very best quality training and the latest and most user-friendly working at height equipment on the market.

September brings with it some exciting news and offers so let’s take a look at just what is on the table at Eagle Platforms HQ this September.

IPAF Scissor & Boom Course offer

Eagle Platforms are delighted to offer a dedicated Scissor (3A) & Boom (3B) course, with Harness included for only £250 plus VAT. Places on this course are being snapped up very quickly, so in order to ensure your place on a course it is recommended that you get on the phone to confirm your booking – 0344 693 3303 or alternatively email us at hire@eagleplatforms.com. All bookings for the remainder of this week (commencing 21/09) will receive a further 10% discount off the quoted price for this course!

Important IPAF card information

There is never a bad time to ensure that your IPAF card is up to date, but because of Covid-19 and the restrictions it has brought, the procrastinators among us have been allowed a grace period of 90 days. But, be warned, this grace period ends on 30th September for all IPAF cards that were due to expire during the national lockdown. The reason for allowing this grace period was to ensure that critical operations could continue throughout the lockdown.

You have until 30th September to ensure that you are up to date. Eagle Platforms are here to help, with daily IPAF courses in place to ensure that all of your workforce can be ready for all eventualities. Contact our team to get booked in today!

Picnic hamper and whisky for a Google Review!

With the ‘new normal’ it is more important than ever that our valued customers help out by spreading the good word about working alongside Eagle Platforms. Whether you’ve benefitted from our training courses or the hire of our premium equipment word of mouth and peer reviews are more important than ever. In spite of everything, Eagle Platforms are one of the fastest growing access providers in the UK and we’d like to keep the momentum going.

So, we are asking for your help in spreading the word. If you write a Google review, perhaps answering the following questions in the text, we’ll put you in the draw for some amazing prizes:

* Have you been impressed by our COVID precautions?
* How are our drivers performing? On time deliveries using the correct PPE?
* Is the new IPAF Training system more efficient?

Do our arrangements and procedures make you feel safe when training?

If you leave us a review on Google before September 30th, you will have the chance to win a picnic hamper with goodies worth over £200.

The runner up will be able to welcome in the darker nights with a fine bottle of Scotch! Click this link to leave a review…

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What to Expect on an IPAF Operator Course https://www.eagleplatforms.com/what-to-expect-on-an-ipaf-operator-course Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:29:45 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49983 If you are signed up for an IPAF Operator course you might want some information on what you will be doing on the day, especially in the light of the changes resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone likes to be prepared, both physically and mentally for any given assignment, with the added need for assurance […]

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If you are signed up for an IPAF Operator course you might want some information on what you will be doing on the day, especially in the light of the changes resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone likes to be prepared, both physically and mentally for any given assignment, with the added need for assurance in the light of our current situation. Eagle Platforms have fully Covid-safe facilities including an exclusive building entry and exit for visitors (roller shutters).

With social distancing and the need to avoid crowded classrooms, the theory part of the course may well be carried out online. The eLearning theory session now includes facial recognition software that eliminates the need to be present and identified in a classroom environment. The idea of a test may seem daunting, but there are only 30 questions in a multiple choice format and there will be a dry run, so as long as you give your full attention to the learning session you should be fine!

For the practical part of the test there will be a large, well ventilated training area that will allow for social distancing guidelines to be adhered to and for everyone to be and feel safe at all times. There are clear and strict provisions made to sanitise all equipment before and after use. The practical test is staggered at different times throughout the day to allow for smaller numbers on any given test. This is a factor that has already proved invaluable to businesses that are left short-staffed due to furloughing. In essence they will not lose delegates for an entire day, but rather a maximum of several hours for the practical test.

Everyone taking the course will be instructed on best practice when it comes to the safe operation, optimal selection and thorough inspection of MEWPs in the workplace. In addition all attendees are made aware of the best practice in the wearing and maintenance of their PPE, specifically safety harnesses.

The 3A/3B modules are the most popular in terms of attendance, but there is also a PAL+ course, that beefs up these modules to make them more relevant for operators who are tasked with using MEWPs on more challenging terrain and difficult environments.

After equipping themselves with the necessary safety kit each delegate will be introduced to the MEWPs that they are going to use for the practical learning and test. The instructor will help them get to grips with the safety features, structural parts and workings of the model they’re using and they will learn about maintenance checks and inspections. After this they will be able to get into the driver’s seat and have a practice run on the MEWP, involving attempting to avoid some cones and practicing common manoeuvres in a variety of positions to replicate site operation. When they’ve got to grips with the MEWP they will be asked to demonstrate their handling skills in a practical test, which will be the final hurdle before they obtain your PAL card.

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Eagle Platforms Bring in New machines! https://www.eagleplatforms.com/eagle-platforms-bring-in-new-machines Tue, 25 Aug 2020 07:10:24 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49962 Eagle Platforms work closely with Haulotte UK and as such we have spent over £3m in the last year and a half on fleets of new MEWPs including booms and telehandlers. Not content to rest on our laurels in a constant desire to provide the very best machines for our many clients, we are delighted […]

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Eagle Platforms work closely with Haulotte UK and as such we have spent over £3m in the last year and a half on fleets of new MEWPs including booms and telehandlers. Not content to rest on our laurels in a constant desire to provide the very best machines for our many clients, we are delighted to be able to announce a further expansion to our Haulotte range in the form of the following:

• Haulotte HA12 CJ+ Electric Booms

These all electric units have excellent manoeuvrability in the tightest of spaces, with a 12m working height, and zero tail swing at just 1.20m wide. The overall width of 1.35m makes it exceptionally compact and it benefits from a low stowed height, so it can actually fit through a standard doorway!

• Haulotte HTL 3207 Telehandlers

The new units come with the Haulotte ‘Smart Control’ joysticks, and have outstanding outreach capacity compared with the equivalent models on the market. The HTL 3207 benefits from hydrostatic transmission. It delivers optimal torque, power and speed for superb driving comfort. This is Haulotte’s most compact telehandler and is extremely adaptable.
And more!

The Eagle Platforms fleet has received yet another boost as this week has seen the arrival of a large quantity of other units in the form of 60’, 65’ and 104’ booms, all blessed with 110v PTO generators – which gives them great dependability, power and durability. One of the main reasons for boosting the stock of our machinery to such a level is our continued and growing provision of machinery to a wide and ever-expanding range of sectors, including Health, Energy and Education.

Emphasising our continued commitment to helping to build a greener future and protecting the environment by reducing our carbon footprint (exemplified by our role in the green power station on the Mersey), we have also added even more HA20 LE units, again provided by Haulotte. These are electric articulating booms that by their very nature are environmentally sound and as well as low fuel consumption they are also very clean and silent, which helps reduce the impact on noise pollution in sensitive areas.

We were the first company in the UK to offer these units, and due to popular demand have added even more to the fleet.
The Eagle Platforms ‘to hire’ stock has never been greater and we boast a huge range of electric scissors and boom lifts ready to hire. In addition, there are currently discounted rates available on the following units:

• 45′ Boom Lifts with Generator & Secondary Guard
• 19′ Electric Scissors with SGLE Secondary Guard system
• 125′ Boom Lifts with Generator & Secondary Guard
• 6′ to 10′ Push Around Platforms

When it comes to saving money, every little helps (as they say) especially right now and we are delighted to be able to offer excellent value across our fleet of MEWPs to hire.

Our Hire Team are available to discuss anything relating to your equipment needs on 0344 693 3303. Alternatively you can direct your email to hire@eagleplatforms.com

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Covid-19 procedure, local updates and training announcements https://www.eagleplatforms.com/covid-19-procedure-local-updates-and-training-announcements Tue, 25 Aug 2020 06:53:17 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49949 Covid-19 procedure There is no getting away from the fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a life-changing impact on everyone, from individuals to small, medium and large businesses alike. In order to comply with regulations and adapt to what could be a permanent change in the way everyday things are done, at Eagle Platforms […]

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Covid-19 procedure

There is no getting away from the fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a life-changing impact on everyone, from individuals to small, medium and large businesses alike. In order to comply with regulations and adapt to what could be a permanent change in the way everyday things are done, at Eagle Platforms we have had to make some serious changes to all parts of our business, from equipment hire to training programmes. We thought it would be interesting and reassuring to show you what we’ve done to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and training delegates alike.

Eagle Platforms and Covid-19 protocol

Eagle Platforms have, from day one followed the official guidelines when it comes to protocol designed to minimize risk for users of MEWPs, MCWPs or construction hoists, which can be summarised as below.

As Covid-19 is believed to be primarily spread via close contact from person to person and some asymptomatic transmission can occur primarily through respiratory droplets, Eagle Platforms have taken steps to move our IPAF theory training online. As an IPAF-approved training centre, we’ve managed to take advantage of facial recognition to ensure the fidelity of our online training as part of the IPAF courses and adapted to eLearning for this part of the course. This mitigates against close proximity learning indoors. As the practical side of the courses is primarily in an outdoor setting, with a far smaller risk of transmission, this continues as normal, with enforced social distancing, and adapted programmes, not to mention extremely regular, diligent cleaning and maintenance of all machinery.

Local Covid updates

Unfortunately Greater Manchester and Kirklees have seen recent local lockdowns as the number of active cases in these areas had begun to rise. While work is continuing in construction, many people are being asked to stay home. Eagle Platforms wish to ensure all of our clients that we continue to exercise the utmost caution and take all possible measures to prevent the transmission of the virus. All drivers are supplied with full PPE engineers, as well as any engineers on call-outs as well as site visitors.

Training updates

We need your help in keeping our training programmes as safe as possible. We ask all delegates that are attending our premises, be it for IPAF, PASMA or telehandler training, to monitor your health and temperature for at least 48 hours before your course. If you have any Covid-related symptoms please call and reschedule. Contact information and temperature checks are mandatory on arrival and we trust that you will comply with these important measures.

We wish to reassure all delegates that strict social distancing measures are in place from your arrival to departure. If you should feel unwell during your training please bring this to the attention of the training manager immediately.

We cannot begin to tell you how much we appreciate you as clients and we will keep you informed of any additional information. On the flipside if you have any special requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can direct your email to Daniel Haigh at danielhaigh@eagleplatforms.com.

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Improving the General Environment in Which We Live https://www.eagleplatforms.com/improving-the-general-environment-in-which-we-live Sat, 09 May 2020 10:20:44 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49846 We live in an increasingly delicate environment and are very aware that we all must contribute in a positive way to reducing damaging emissions. Our decisions today, without doubt impact on generations to come. It is company policy to buy wise and plan minimal journeys in the following ways. Use of tablets rather than sales […]

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We live in an increasingly delicate environment and are very aware that we all must contribute in a positive way to reducing damaging emissions.

Our decisions today, without doubt impact on generations to come. It is company policy to buy wise and plan minimal journeys in the following ways.

Use of tablets rather than sales contracts and delivery by paper documents. Engineers have the same tablets for all workshop and sites use.

Sorry postie, we refuse to deliver bills and all documents by post (other than legal) email is instant and saves cost and time. We ask suppliers for email correspondence and bills to us must be supplied this way.

Journeys – We operate a daily meeting with driver inclusion and agree the most economical way to deliver for clients and collect plant on the return journey with zero wasted miles. All transporters are latest available engine model, as such are cleared for use, to developing city centre standards such as London and elsewhere in the UK.

Travel – Only essential journeys for face to face meetings, (one benefit of the lockdown resulting from COVID 19) preferring to arrange face time with Microsoft Team View or Zoom technology.

Recycle – Separation of company waste, paper, plastic and metals all sent for recycling with contracted suppliers of the service. Minimise any waste to tip.

Disposal – Care taken with safe disposal of discarded office equipment, mobile phones, kitchen equipment,

Buying – We spent over £1.5M on the new stage 5 Deutz diesel engines for our hire fleet of big booms. These have zero carbon emissions and replace old fashioned, thirsty power designed 50 years ago which were high polluting.

Buying – We operate a fleet of 120 of 275 access platforms for hire using electric and hybrid technology.

Transport – We are now switching to HYBRID vehicle technology, planning to replace all cars and service vehicles as improved technology is developed.

We accept charges for and plan to revisit the environmental charge levy for clients contribution to the delivery of the billed item. Rejected in previous years by our valued clients but we believe now is the time to take another look at the fiscal contribution to save our planet.

We hope these steps show a sensible first approach to playing our part, yes it is a work in progresses as new issues and hopefully solutions develop we will refine our climate policy.

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PASMA and IPAF training in a Covid-19 world https://www.eagleplatforms.com/pasma-and-ipaf-training-in-a-covid-19-world Thu, 07 May 2020 10:51:45 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49842 As Bob Dylan might put it, the times they are a-changing. Of this there is no doubt. The way in which we go about our daily lives, be it out and about or at work is not set to return to ‘normality’ any time soon. That being said, some things must continue and with construction […]

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As Bob Dylan might put it, the times they are a-changing. Of this there is no doubt. The way in which we go about our daily lives, be it out and about or at work is not set to return to ‘normality’ any time soon. That being said, some things must continue and with construction work still going, warehouses working overtime picking online orders and on lockdown measures set to be eased, there are many people working at height. This remains the number one cause of injuries and fatalities in the workplace although massive increases in training and the great number of superb quality training programmes available in the UK have certainly helped in beginning to turn a corner.

So, Eagle Platforms are not about to let up in our quest for safely training delegates to work at height using best practice, compliant with the latest guidelines and helping many obtain PASMA and IPAF certificates, boosting their economic prospects as well as their ability to stay safe and help their colleagues stay safe too. There are aspects of almost all of the courses on offer, be they IPAF or PASMA accredited, that require physical attendance, as there are practical elements that must be demonstrated and fully understood before passing the courses. For these elements strict social distancing is in place and our instructors will take every precaution to ensure the safety of each and every delegate while on one of our courses. This takes precedence over everything, without in any way diluting the quality of training received.

With the practical elements taken care of on-site in much changed conditions, with all necessary precautions taken, that leaves the bulk of the training to be undertaken online over the course of remote sessions using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. If you are not familiar with Zoom or Microsoft Teams, you are not alone – prior to the Coronavirus and associated lockdown it was probably a bit of software mainly used in IT-heavy circles, but now it is a vital bit of kit used in a vast array of professions and industries. University professors have been using these to give their lectures, enabling students to carry on with their learning – at least to a degree, and our instructors have also got to grips with its potential as a great way to provide courses, while respecting social distancing.

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool providing remote ability to work together, sharing information across a common platform. There are a whole swathe of impressive features that make Teams the perfect choice for Eagle Platforms, including one-on-one chat, group chat, document collaboration and many more besides with the video meeting function being the overriding method of use. Furthermore Microsoft Teams is a commonly available extension available through Office 365. It is hard to understate the role Teams will play in the near future with social distancing expected to remain a feature of society for at least another year. Rest assured, no matter what the future holds, Eagle Platforms will remain your go-to company for safe working at height training.

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Supporting our clients during these trying times https://www.eagleplatforms.com/supporting-our-clients-during-trying-times Mon, 13 Apr 2020 08:57:11 +0000 https://www.eagleplatforms.com/?p=49830 Dear Customer, It’s been two weeks since I last communicated with you about the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on our business. Sadly, since that time, we’ve all borne witness to how this virus is impacting our families, our communities and our very way of life. Although these are trying times for us all, I remain […]

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Dear Customer,
It’s been two weeks since I last communicated with you about the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on our business. Sadly, since that time, we’ve all borne witness to how this virus is impacting our families, our communities and our very way of life. Although these are trying times for us all, I remain optimistic that our world will thrive once again.

Today, I want to let you know how we’re focused on supporting clients. I also want to provide you with an update on our delivery process and hire availability.

 

In the Community
We understand that the pulse of the world beats as one to overcome COVID-19. As we all watch the news unfold about this unprecedented event, it’s clear that there is a need to minimise the spread of the disease because of our actions. and protect our team too. To that end, we have established the following to aid in the urgent fight against the pandemic.

We have had to close our offices and works to all visitors temporarily, unless we request such a visit and arrangements will be made to take the best care of any visitor and our receiving staff.

 

Around the north of England and Midlands, we travel to sites with full PPE gear on all vehicles for the use of our team. This includes, surgical mask, disposable gloves and handwash and wipes.

Given the unprecedented disruption to the construction industry, many sites closed, and some continuing to work normally. We offer a call out system for hire and service maintenance. We are totally dependant on your own safety procedures, if or when you call us to site and trust that you like us have all your employees safety and wellbeing at the front of your mind.

 

For Our Customers
We remain committed to ensuring our customers experience flexibility during these challenging times, so I wanted to give you an update on those changes.

For clients  making new reservations for any future hire or training, including delivery and service, reservations can be placed at the following email addresses, or you can reach us directly via mobile telephone.

training@eagleplatforms.com 07807 228607

jamiefleetwood@eagleplatforms.com – 07807 228607

hire@eagleplatforms.com

danielhaigh@eagleplatforms.com – 07739 363605

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Please continue to visit our website for the most up-to-date information and how to make a safe training booking on site or at our premises with maximum protection for your and our valued team.

As the days unfold, we will continue to monitor and evolve our protocols as necessary.

We consider you a part of the extended Eagle Platforms family. We will return to normality again, and we can’t wait.

Until that day comes, stay well.

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