Platform Ladders

Work platforms are stable, flat surfaces elevated above the ground, designed for safely conducting tasks at height. They are beneficial for anyone needing a secure and spacious area to work above ground level, including professionals in construction, maintenance, event setup, retail, and even DIY enthusiasts undertaking home projects.

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Explore Our Range of Work Platforms at 174PPE & Site Supplies


At 174PPE & Site Supplies, we offer a diverse range of work platforms, designed to cater to both commercial and domestic settings. Our platforms are the perfect solution for reaching higher areas safely and comfortably. Whether you’re looking for a sturdy platform for commercial use or a portable option for home projects, we have you covered.

Choosing the Right Work Platform for Your Needs

Commercial Environment Platforms:

  • EN131 Standard Compliance: Our commercial work platforms meet the EN131 standards, ensuring they adhere to rigorous safety and quality benchmarks. This makes them ideal for professional environments where safety compliance is non-negotiable.
  • Features: These platforms often come with enhanced stability, larger work areas, and additional safety features like guardrails.
  • Usage: Perfect for construction sites, warehouses, and other industrial settings where reliable and durable work platforms are essential.

Portable Platforms for Domestic Use:

  • Lightweight and Easy to Move: Our portable platforms are designed for ease of use in domestic settings. They are lightweight, making them easy to transport and set up.
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for home DIY projects like painting, decorating, or even garden tasks. Their portability makes them suitable for a variety of home uses.
  • Safety: While these platforms are more compact, they don’t compromise on safety. Sturdy construction and secure footing ensure a safe working experience.

Why Work Platforms are a Practical Choice

  • Stability: Work platforms provide a stable base, reducing the risk of falls compared to ladders.
  • Comfort: The larger platform area allows for more comfortable movement and space to keep tools and materials within easy reach.
  • Efficiency: Work platforms can increase efficiency, as they provide a broader area to work from, reducing the need to reposition frequently.

Safety Tips for Using Work Platforms

  • Check Before Use: Always inspect the platform for any damage or wear before use.
  • Correct Setup: Ensure the platform is properly set up on a stable and level surface.
  • Follow Load Limits: Be mindful of the weight limit and avoid overloading the platform with tools or materials.

Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Work Platform

  • Height Requirements: Consider the height you need to reach and ensure the platform meets these requirements.
  • Space Constraints: For tighter spaces, a more compact platform might be more suitable.
  • Frequency of Use: For regular use, invest in a more durable platform; for occasional use, a lighter model may suffice.


Work platforms are an essential tool for both professional and domestic projects. Offering safety, comfort, and efficiency, they are a superior alternative to traditional ladders for many tasks. At 174PPE & Site Supplies, our range of work platforms caters to all your height-access needs, ensuring quality and safety in every product.

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