Cost of Ownership
The cost of ownership for portable gas detection is often overlooked and as a result ongoing service costs including, replacement sensors and damage caused by water ingress and dust prove at times expensive. Before purchasing a fleet of portable gas instruments for your requirements be aware that the price of less expensive equipment is often misleading when taking into consideration the overall cost of ownership.
A recent cost comparison was undertaken for a major stakeholder within the water industry. The client performs confined space work and has a current fleet of 15 portable gas monitors.
The criteria for the cost comparison based on regular bump testing, calibration and servicing requirements for the total of the 15 portable gas instruments over a 5- year warranty period.
Elevating work platforms (EWPs) are mobile items of plant designed to lift or lower people & equipment from a base support. Scissor lift is a type of EWP used to move workers vertically in various location & can be operated on flat, solid surfaces or rough terrain depending on the design.
Buddy Checks are an added precautionary measure to ensure everything has been done right. It is a way to look out for your mates, where you share in the
responsibility for your work mates safety and well-being. Mistakes happen, but hopefully a second set of eyes will make those mistakes a lot less likely.
Going home safe to our families and friends at the end of each day is our priority. Let’s do everything we can make sure nothing gets in the way of that.