Platforms for Access

Platforms for access allow staff to safely work at heights and are mainly designed for warehouse and industrial use. Comprising lightweight podiums and heavy-duty steel platforms to assist in the offloading of containers and vehicle maintenance.

Platforms for Access


Access Platforms

fort adjustable height platform

Merlin has a variety of industrial access platforms all designed to offer a comfortable and safe way of accessing heights. Both fixed and variable height adjustable access platforms to cover your maintenance requirements.

Vehicle Loading and Unloading Platforms

vehicle load unload access platform

Merlin Industrial have a wide range of access platforms in both steel and aluminium and the models here are primarily manufactured for vehicle loading and unloading Platforms. Many companies lack loading bay / dock facilities and these platforms allow a safer and easier way to unload or load quickly.

Dock boards and Dock plates

Dock levelling boards AUG 36

Dock boards and dock plates take up the difference in height between the back of the truck and the loading dock and, depending on the wide range of models below, allowing pedestrian and forklift access to load and unload quickly and safely. Manufactured using high tensile aluminium to keep the weight to a minimum whilst offering capacities from 700 kg.

Folding Work Platforms

EP880Y folding workplatform with steps

The Climb-It Folding Work Platforms offer stability and safety whilst working above the ground. Available in a 2 or 3-step option these lightweight platforms can be folded and wheeled through a normal doorway making them ideal for maintenance or cleaning companies.

Fork Lift Access Platforms


Forklift Access Platforms, providing a cost-effective and popular method of safely working at heights with additional accessories such as tool storage and two man platforms, and they are ideal for maintenance teams. There are several platforms to choose from all manufactured in the United Kingdom. Access platforms have the added bonus of taking up little storage space compared to a standard platform.

Aerial Work Platforms

sesp3 aerial platform lowered

Aerial Work Platforms are semi-electric and are supplied with a built-in charger. With an overall width of just 740 mm they will manoeuvre through most, if not all doorways allowing the lift platforms to be used around a premises. Both units shown have a lift capacity of 300 kg and working heights from 5 to 5.9 metres.

Telescopic Lightweight Work Platform

zap600 lightweight adjustable work platform

The Telescopic lightweight work platform meets the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations of 2005 and conforms to European standard EN 1004. It also carries a 150 Kilo rating and complies with 2HF recommendations relating to safe method of working at height with 2 hands free.

Truck Dock Work Platform

Truck dock steps with easy slope

The truck dock platform is a mobile offloading system that can equally be used for maintenance or other applications where the easy slope steps allow safe access whilst carrying tools or packages. With access from all three sides of the platform the steps can be used in a variety of positions.

Designer Steps and Platforms

Designer software for access platforms

Design your own safety steps and platforms and obtain prices and a 3d image that can be rotated and printed out to act as a quotation or you can order online. Standard lead times for your own configured steps is 18 working days due to the latest manufacturing equipment.

Lightweight Aluminium Mobile Platform

3010 centrefold scaffold tower

The Lightweight Aluminium Mobile Platform is a heavy-duty tower with a workload of 250kg, is portable and will fit through standard doorways and the captive folding brace mechanism minimise the components. The larger 2m working platform has an increased trapdoor opening for ease of use. Tough brace hook assemblies, incorporate double torsion stainless steel springs for durable and reliable use.

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