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The Spreader Beam For Lifting Portable Site Sheds.

The Plant Yard has the right spreader beam for lifting containers & site sheds. Spreader beam can sometimes be confused with lifting beams. Spreader beam lifting ensures that the compression forces of the lifting cranes lifting chains are reduced and consequently do not damage the shed barge and roofs, or bend long items such as roof sheets.

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DO NOT Store Oxygen & Acetylene Cylinders Together!

Oxygen and acetylene safety practices are extremely important when using for welding and more importantly, storing the gas cylinders. Whilst welding it is required for both gas cylinders to be contained within an oxy/acetylene trolley. However, when work is complete, storing oxygen and acetylene cylinders together is an incorrect and dangerous practice.

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Construction Sites, Rules & Regulations On Drinking Water

Within the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 it outlines that the Code of Practice: Managing the work environment and facilities is the major document in regarding  the rules and regulations around drinking water on construction sites. It clearly states that workers are entitled to free drinking water. Be it bottled water or water bubblers, your workers are entitled to it. The water bubblers we have for hire are the perfect solution to meeting the requirements of the code of practice.

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Portable Water Cart Hire at The Plant Yard

Dust controls and suppression on a larger scale on site can be monitored and contolled via the use of a portable forkable water tanker. This 2500 litre unit can be lifted onto the back of a small truck or trailer and be used to spray water on site via the sites own personnel and trucks, thereby eliminating the need to hire an external water tanker and driver providing greatly flexibility and cost savings on site.

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Pedestrian Ramp Hire, Sydney.

The Plant Yard, Sydney now has pedestrian access ramps and gutter/kerb ramps for hire. These ramps are the ideal solution to providing pedestrians access to cross safely over common building site obstacles such as concrete pumping lines, electrical cables and trenches. 

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Environmental Spill Tank Bund For Hire.

The Plant Yard's spill containment pallets are available in various sizes and all have forklift pockets inbuilt which allows for easy transportation and storage. From 2 drum spill containment pallets, up to 4 drums on a single pallet, they are an essential item for any drum and liquid storage.

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Edge Protection Mesh Panel & Safety Fences.

Our new products include edge protection, mesh fencing, mesh panels, perimeter fences & safety fencing.

These products assist site managers meet work cover safety regulations. Good management of Site safety is extremely important to prevent accidents and provide a safe working environment. Please contact us if you would like to know more about these products.

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Micron Sand Filters Available For Hire.

Micron Sand Filters are now available for hire from The Plant Yard and can be used in applications such as waste water or storm water treatment on construction sites. Such sand filters can be used in combination with sedimentation.

The sand filter uses sands as a natural filtration substance to clean water similar to underground aquifer operations by the water passing through various layers of sand and porous rock. 

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Lifting Cage Hire Available At The Plant Yard, Sydney

The Plant Yard has recently added to its fleet of large craneable lifting cages, a number of mobile lifting cages dimensions 3.0 metres long x 1.2 metres wide x 2.0 metres wide, mounted on heavy duty wheels. All lifting cages come with a current engineers certificate and are ideal for the transportation of joinery, kitchen cupboards, ducting and any other items which be more efficiently transported using a lifting cage.

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First Aid Cages & Work Boxes Are Available For Hire.

First Aid Cages and Crane Personnel Work Boxes Are Now Available For Hire From The Plant Yard, Sydney. An important point to note is that persons suspended from a crane shall only be accommodated in first aid cages or crane personnel work boxes designed for that purpose and the boxes and cages must come with current engineering certification.

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