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    SAFE USE OF TELEHANDLERS FOR WORKING AT HEIGHT

    Major plant manufacturer launches new telehandler platform options

    JCB has announced its own aerial access work platform for the 535-125 HiViz and 535-140 HiViz Loadall models. The platform has been designed and manufactured within JCB and the option adds to the flexibility of the two HiViz models.

    A third-party access platform, manufactured by a supplier, remains available for the Loadall 540-140 and 540-170 models. There is a choice of three platform models and all can be used with either of the HiViz machines.

    The EN280 compliant carrier machine has stabiliser and boom interlocks and hose burst protection valves to prevent collapse in the event of pressure loss. An emergency ‘get-down’ pump and emergency stop ensure both operators and other site personnel can control the machine in the event of a malfunction.

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