Access Equipment

Why are these type of Warehouse Steps so popular?

We was asked recently by a then-potential now-turned-customer – “why are these particular warehouse steps with the domed feet so popular?”. So we thought we’d do a little tribute to the mobile steps that are quickly becoming a fundamental in most warehouse and workplace environments. What are domed feet? As shown in the images, this term refers to the feet of warehouse steps that feature round covers. These domes are providing protection and cover to the swivelling wheels that are attached to the steps. The term ‘spring loaded’ refers to the type of castors (wheels) attached. Castors stay fixed in… Read more

Low Level Access Equipment

Low Level access equipment

Low level access equipment is the perfect solution when you need a little lift. Most are light and compact which makes them ideal for storing and transporting when needed.They pose less of a risk or hazard then higher level equipment but are usually used domestically or in retail; however, there are exceptions.   Kick Step A kick step is a spring-loaded stepping stool used to enable to user to reach high shelves safely and securely. These products are both lightweight, mobile and extremely sturdy. The spring acts as a locking mechanism so that when weight is applied; this will stop… Read more

Choosing the Correct Access Equipment for the Task in Hand

Choosing Access Equipment

When a task involves the use of access equipment you’re always going to be dealing with some risks. Ensuring you have the right equipment for the job is paramount in avoiding hazards. What equipment is best for the job in hand? You must identify which product is suitable for the task. Do you need a step stool, step ladder extension ladder or work platform? Each product is tailored to do specific tasks choosing one is difficult, reading the following questions will make the decision a little easier. How long will the equipment be used for? Certain equipment isn’t designed for long term… Read more

A Guide to Hailo Steps & Step Ladders

A Guide to Hailo Steps & Step Ladders

When you store things a little higher up so they’re out of reach of children and other overly curious beings, they tend to stay out of reach. And accessing those when you need them can get a little dangerous. Steps and Step Ladders can help you quickly and safely access those all while being ergonomic, compact, and easy on the eyes. We at Direct2U highly recommend Hailo if you are looking for products that need to perform, both in function and form. Combining ultramodern technology and attractive designs, their wide range of products meet high safety standards. Day-to-day products need… Read more