MEWPSMobile Elevating Work Platforms
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It comes as the UK Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP) rental market increased by 4 per cent year-on-year, with demand outstripping the rest of Europe by two to one.
As part of a huge investment driving its expansion into the mobile access sector, the rental giant had in total placed a big order for 166 Genie MEWPs.
With about 43% of the global mobile elevating work platform (Mewp) fleet within its borders, the US saw the percentage of total reported fatalities rise to more than 80%.
Within the powered access sector, MEWPs account for the majority share, with an estimated market size of around Au138 million in 2014.
Mr Scurry was using a scissor lift - also known as mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) - when he became trapped.
The MEWPs it is to manufacture are mainly used by municipalities, utilities, infrastructure providers and distributors.
Mewps are among the most common pieces of equipment on construction sites where work on heights is involved.
He was told colleagues of Mr Cole had "dreaded" working on Highland's MEWPs "because they were in such poor condition".
The rules are no different for access equipment - be it mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) or scaffolding.
After the death they resolved to only used new or nearly-new MEWPs.