Do you know the many benefits of truck loading platforms? All across Canada, trucking and hauling companies rely on safe loading solutions to best facilitate their daily operations, but few stop to consider the immense benefits offered by such products. While loading platforms can be beneficial for almost all industries, they are particularly vital in the petrochemical and dangerous good sectors, where safety failures and improper practices can present even more risk.
At Northern Platforms, we know the value of having the solutions you need ready when it matters most. As a proud partner with leading safe access manufacturers like SafeRack (we are Western Canada’s exclusive source for SafeRack), ErectaStep, RollaStep, and more, our team is pleased to provide high-end solutions for the Oil & Gas, chemical, engineering, construction and related heavy industry sectors. Below, we’ll explore 3 key ways truck loading platforms help keep your job site safe and ensure your team is on the right side of OH&S. Read on to learn more!
Remove Unnecessary Risk
A key component of worksite safety is removing hazardous variables that don’t need to be there. Whether you’re hauling caustic materials, dangerous chemicals, or even just standard fare, loading platforms help to remove avoidable risks including slips and falls, all while improving efficiency. By making sure your crew has a safe way to navigate tanker trucks and other tricky transport vessels, you’re already leaps and bounds ahead when it comes to alleviating the chance for significant incidences on site.
Cross-contamination of cargo is a major concern, especially when handling chemicals and dangerous materials. Loading platforms come with a variety of optional add-ons, including rain canopies and other options that can help protect your protect (and your crew) from the risks associated with cross-contamination. Northern Platforms is happy to partner with your crew to discover what custom solutions are best suited for your needs and can present you with a 3D mockup of your potential setup in real-time for your convenience!
Finally, when you remove safety hazards, you allow your crew to get down to work faster, smarter, and with more confidence. Working fast should never involve risky shortcuts, and Northern Platforms is here to show you how to implement best practices without compromising on speed or efficiency.
Loading Platforms and More at Northern Platforms
Northern Platforms is a family-owned and operated business based out of Leduc, Alberta. With decades of industry experience behind our name, our top priority is making sure you have access to the best resources available on the market. That’s why we’re proud to partner with vetted manufacturers like SafeRack, ErectaStep, RollaStep and more. Among our inventory, you’ll find a wide variety of products including RollaStep’s MP Mobile Work Platform, as well as both the G and C series mobile platforms. In addition, Northern Platforms also offers turnkey installation services and preventative maintenance support to ensure you’re always covered, every step of the way.
Learn more about our mobile platform solutions as well as our extensive range of other items by contacting our team today!