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A Short Introduction to the Benefits of Boom Lifts

Are you looking to buy or hire a boom lift for your business’s needs? Boom lifts make reaching difficult heights and places simple, and provide your workers with a secure workspace that they can feel safe in at any level. Here at Cherry Picker we have a range of boom lifts to meet each and every business’s unique needs and requirements, whilst providing a high-quality solution for your lifting and handling needs. Today our team at Cherry Picker are here to provide you with a short introduction to boom lifts and their benefits.

Cherry Picker are Ireland’s leading supplier of access platform machinery providing our machinery and lifting equipment for both sale and hire to our customers all across Ireland. We have a range of equipment to choose from, including; boom lifts, scissor lifts, stock pickers, aerial platforms, platform goods lifts and much more. To learn more about boom lifts and the range that we have available here at Cherry Picker, keep reading and make sure to visit our website to browse our full range of equipment available. 

What is a Boom Lift?

A boom lift is a type of aerial lift that allows you to have both horizontal and vertical reach for any jobs that you need to complete at a height. Boom lifts are the highest reaching elevated work platform; and they allow your staff to be raised and moved both horizontally and vertically to reach their desired worksite. They tend to usually be used for construction, industrial and maintenance projects outdoors but can also be used indoors depending on the type of boom lift you are using. 

They are often used for jobs like painting, installing signage, general building maintenance tasks, erecting scaffolding, and lighting works amongst many other projects. They differ from scissor lifts which only go up and down, and as a boom lift can move both horizontally and vertically they allow you to reach areas that you wouldn’t be able to with a scissor lift. They are fitted with wheels so that you can manoeuvre them into the best position possible to reach your desired location and height. 

Boom lifts are the highest reaching elevated work platforms available; allowing you to reach even the toughest and highest areas for your job. This makes them a practical option for jobs and projects where you need to reach heights that other lifting platforms don’t allow you to get to. They also offer you increased flexibility, as they can move precisely to reach even the toughest areas – and can move both horizontally and vertically allowing you full control.

They are also available in a variety of fuel operation types such as diesel, battery and electric. Diesel booms tend to be used outdoors and battery booms tend to be used for indoor work. They are also excellent as they can be extended or retracted – making them ideal for any kind of job, regardless of the height that you need to reach.

Boom Lifts for Sale and Hire

We have a large number of boom lifts for sale here at Cherry Picker, with both New and Used options available to choose from. We have both Diesel Articulated Boom Lifts and Battery Articulated Boom Lifts. You can choose from the Niftylift HR12, Genie Z34/22J, Haulotte HA12IP or Genie Z30/20N. We also have a number of used options to choose from, including the Genie Z30-20N, UpRight AB38, Genie Z45/25J, Nifty HR12, among others. 

We offer flexibility in our boom lift hire with opions avaiable for daily rental, weekly rental, or even for long-term hire if required. We can provide a delivery and collection service for all of our hired access platforms. We offer both Diesel Articulated Boom Lifts and Battery Articulated Boom Lifts.

As well as our extensive range of standard products, we have also been designing bespoke equipment tailored to the specific needs of our customers for well over 25 years.

Boom Lifts at Cherry Picker

As discussedm, we have a wide range of both diesel and battery-operated boom lifts to choose from; with options available for both the sale and hire. We aim to provide customers with excellent, high-quality equipment for their business’s needs – all at costs that meet your budget and offer you excellent value for money. We have both new and used boom lifts for sale, as well as a range of boom lifts available for hire if you need one for short-term use. 

If you would like to shop or hire a boom lift for your business needs with Cherry Picker, contact us today. You can fill out our online contact form with your details, and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your boom lift requirements. You can also reach us by giving us a call on 0818 228 229, or by sending us an email to

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Reasons to Buy a Platform Goods Lift from Cherry Picker

Are you currently shopping for a platform goods lift for your workplace to increase efficiency, reduce your worker’s fatigue, and streamline your business’s processes? It can be hard to choose the right company when searching for lifting equipment for your business; and we understand that you need a company that offers high-quality equipment at excellent prices to suit your budget. Here at Cherry Picker, we want to share with you just some of the reasons to buy a platform goods lift from us, and what makes us stand out from the lifting equipment crowd. 

Cherry Picker are Ireland’s leading supplier of access platform machinery covering the sales, hire and servicing of access equipment and handling solutions. We provide customers with a wide range of lifting equipment to suit their businesses needs; including platform goods lifts, available at a range of affordable, budget-friendly prices. To learn more about some of the reasons to choose Cherry Picker as your company of choice when shopping for a platform goods lift, visit our website for more information.

Wide Range of Equipment Available

We are Ireland’s largest provider of all makes and models of powdered access machinery, and have been providing the right access solutions to customers for over 20 years. We offer everything from truck-mounted booms and boom lifts, to scissor lifts, goods platform lifts and cherry pickers. Finding the right machine for every customer is our main objective; and our sales team are always happy to help customers with their extensive knowledge of all of our makes and models of access machinery available. 

Buy New, Used or Hire

We provide lifting and handling equipment for both sales and hire – depending on your businesses needs. Sometimes you may only need a piece of lifting or handling equipment for a short period of time to complete a project or task that you are working on, which is where hiring a piece of equipment is the ideal solution. We have a dedicated team working exclusively on the rental of our equipment and offer you flexibility for daily and weekly rental or even long-term hire. We also sell our equipment and have both new and used equipment to choose from.

Bespoke Solutions For Your Business 

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the right piece of equipment for your business that meets your needs. When browsing through standard ranges of lifting and handling equipment, you might not be able to find the exact piece of equipment that you need. This is why at Cherry Picker we offer bespoke solutions; manufacturing and designing equipment that suits your needs exactly. We can build you equipment that is to your requirements – considering lifting or reaching height, weight capacity, platform lengths and widths, control types and much more and ensure that it fits into your specification. 

Affordable Prices

All of our lifting equipment and handling solutions are priced affordably – offering you excellent value for money for your equipment needs. We know how expensive high-quality equipment for your business can be which is why we ensure to price all of our equipment affordably to suit every budget and businesses need. We have a wide range of equipment available, and we have both hire and sale options to suit our customer’s budgets. 

Excellent Customer Service

We provide excellent customer service; as we know how much this means to our customers. Whatever you need, whether it be help choosing the right piece of lifting equipment for your business, questions regarding equipment hire cost, enquiries regarding purchasing our used equipment or anything else; our team will be here to help. We know how paramount excellent customer service is; which is why we are always on hand to help and answer any questions that you might have. 

Shop With Cherry Picker for your Platform Goods Lift in Ireland Today

We have standard platform goods lifts available for you to choose from, with models to meet a range of business requirements for their lifting. We have small, medium, and large platform goods lifts – and can add a number of additional features to them such as mesh cages, enclosures, different control types and much more. We can also build a platform goods lift custom to you, if you want a lift that is bespokely made and tailored to your needs.

Should you have any questions for our team regarding our platform goods lifts available, or want to speak to us regarding buying a platform goods lift for your business in Ireland, contact us today. Our knowledgeable, helpful team here at Cherry Picker are always available to help and to answer any questions that you might have. 

To reach us you can fill out our online contact form with your requirements on this page, and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your platform good lift enquiry. You can also reach us by giving us a call on 0818 228 229, or by sending us an email to

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How a Platform Goods Lift Installation Can Benefit Your Warehouse Operations

Are you working in a warehouse environment, and looking for a way to streamline and enhance your operations? If you don’t already have a platform lift installed in your warehouse, then you are greatly missing out. Platform goods lifts are very common to see in warehouses and industrial environments and provide a wide range of benefits – from increasing safety, to reducing worker tiredness and manual handling, to helping streamline your operations. 

Cherry Picker are here to tell you about how a platform goods lift installation can benefit your warehouse operations, and make your operation and your life, easier. We are Ireland’s leading supplier of access platform machinery, covering the sales, hire and servicing of our machines. We have been providing our standard and bespoke cherry pickers and handling solutions to the construction, food and pharmaceutical sectors since 1994 and have a wide range of solutions to suit all businesses’ needs.

Streamline Operations

One of the main benefits of installing a platform goods lift in your warehouse is that it will help you to streamline your business operations. With the use of a platform goods lift, you will be able to increase the efficiency and help to boost the productivity of your staff. You will be saving time that would be spent moving and carrying goods while also increasing employee safety. 

Increase Safety

Using a platform goods lift in your warehouse will help to increase the safety of you and your staff. Warehouses can be a very dangerous place to work, with workplace accidents being a very common occurrence. Many workplace accidents come from falls, which the use of a platform goods lift can help to reduce. Your workers will be able to move goods to a height without having to use ladders or stairs, which can be unsteady and cause accidents. A platform goods lift will ensure to keep your goods and your workers safe, ensuring fewer accidents and a safer working environment overall. 

Reduce Staff Fatigue

Installing a platform goods lift in your business can also help to reduce staff fatigue. It will make their roles easier, as they won’t be having to lift, move and carry around heavy items. It is common for staff to get tired in a warehouse environment, and it’s important to help to reduce your staff’s fatigue as much as possible. By using a platform goods lift you can help to conserve their energy for other tasks and jobs that need doing.

Platform Goods Lifts at Cherry Picker

Platform goods lifts can ultimately enhance your warehouse operations and your staff welfare. If you’d like to purchase or hire a platform goods lift from Cherry Picker, you can visit our website to browse our full range. We have a wide range to choose from, to suit each and every warehouse’s unique requirements. 

We understand that each customer has their own requirements that are specific to them, these include lifting height, weight capacity, platform length and width, whether or not an enclosure is required, number of access points, control types required and more. This is why we can provide you with our standard platform goods lifts, or build a platform goods lift to your exact requirements to suit your business perfectly.

Custom Made to Suit Your Warehouse

We will be able to provide you with a platform goods lift that suits your environment – whether you require something small, one with mesh cages, or even a heavy-duty enclosure. We work with a wide variety of clients, and each and every one of them has their own needs and requirements. This is why we can custom design a platform goods lift to suit your needs, and ensure to improve your operations and safety. Our expert team will provide you with full after sales support once we install your platform goods lift. 

Contact Cherry Picker Today

Do you want to purchase a platform goods lift for your warehouse from Cherry Picker? We welcome you to fill out our online contact form with your requirements, and a member of our team will get back to you shortly. You can also reach our team by giving us a call on 0818 228 229, or by sending us an email to If you have any questions regarding our platform goods lifts or require any further information, don’t hesitate to contact our team today. We are always happy to help, and answer any questions that you may have.

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A Complete Guide to MEWP Repairs at Cherry Picker

Is your MEWP broken and in need of repair, not working to its full potential, or in need of a service? It can be detrimental to the success of your business if your MEWP or mobile elevated work platform breaks down, and it is important to get it back up and running as soon as possible so that you can continue with your daily operations. 

It’s a legal requirement to have a “Report of Thorough Examination” (GA1) carried out every six months by a qualified engineer and this can help to prevent downtime. Should you experience any problems with your MEWP in between inspections, instead of attempting to fix or repair your MEWP on your own, it is best to speak to the experts. This is where Cherry Picker can help. We specialise in providing repairs, maintenance, servicing and certification for MEWPs to ensure that your business operations don’t suffer and your team can benefit as usual. 

We have put together a complete guide to MEWP repairs and maintenance services. We are Ireland’s leading supplier of access platform lifts and machinery, offering our machinery and equipment for sales and hire to meet our customer’s requirements. 

Suffering from a Broken MEWP? 

If your MEWP is broken, it’s important that we get it back up and running as soon as possible. Without the use of your MEWP, your business operations can suffer greatly, and it can completely stop aspects of your business operations from running smoothly. When it comes to the repairs of a MEWP, you need to go to a professional company that specialises in MEWP repairs to get your problem sorted. 

Cherry Picker have been Ireland’s leading service provider in the access industry since 1994, and we specialise in the certification and repairs of all models of plant machinery. We also provide an extensive stock list of replacement parts for MEWPs, both new and used. Whatever the problem is with your MEWP – our specialist team here at Cherry Picker will be able to help. 

State-of-the-Art Workshop

Based on the N2, just north of Ashbourne, Co.Meath, we have a recently renovated facility that includes our brand new state-of-the-art workshop, where we can perform professional repairs, testing, maintenance and refurbishing as well as bespoke design. 

We have our indoor and outdoor repair and testing areas, our spray and refurbishing booth, our overflow garages, our parts storerooms, our fleet storage and our maintenance centre. We also provide a wide range of other services from our workshop, such as forklift repairs and aerial platform certification.

All Makes and Models

Typically, we provide servicing, repairs and replacement parts for all makes and models of access machinery and lifting equipment; such as lifting tables, forklifts, and teleporters. Our service team works with all makes and models of machines, including Genies, Haulottes, Nifty Lifts, JLGs, UpRights, Snorkels, Faraones, Oil & Steels and PopUps. 

Our dedicated service department has engineers on the road, providing our access platform services to customers all across Ireland. We offer regular servicing for our lifting platforms, as well as breakdown assistance and repairs when needed. 

Machine Refurbishing and Re-Spray Facility

Alongside our repairs, maintenance and servicing we also have a state-of-the-art refurbishing and respray facility, that offers you the opportunity to have your older machines see a new lease of life. As well as replacing any required parts of your MEWP as needed, our team can prep and respray your machine. What’s more, is that we can freshly certify your machine too, so you can be assured that it operates to industry standards whilst also complying with regulations.

Have any Questions for our Team?

We hope that this post has given you some insight into MEWP repairs. If you have any questions for our team regarding these, or would like to book in your MEWP for any repairs or maintenance then contact our team today. Our specialist team here at Cherry Picker are always happy to help and answer any questions that you may have. You can contact our service desk on 01 835 4788, or by sending us an email directly to You can also fill out the enquiry form at the bottom of this page, and we will be in touch with you to discuss your enquiry.

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Why Use Pallet Stackers in Your Warehouse Environment?

Safety and productivity are the two most important objectives in any warehouse environment. If you’re an owner of a warehouse looking to increase overall health and safety, and simultaneously become more efficient, then one of the best choices you can make is to invest in stackers. Pallet stackers can upgrade your warehouse safety and help your staff become more productive in the short and long term.

Below, the team at Cherry Picker looks at why you must utilise pallet stackers in your warehouse – whether you’re a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer. Read on to learn more, and if you’d like to find out more about our stackers and lifting equipment – please contact the Cherry Picker team via the details at the bottom. 

The Various Types of Stackers Available

Stackers come in many different forms, so there is plenty of choice available when you’re looking for a solution for your specific application. At Cherry Picker, we can provide both light duty and heavy-duty solutions, depending on your individual stacking needs and requirements. We offer bespoke stackers which are tailored to your warehouse setting, and will substantially increase the level of safety in your space. Whether you require manual stackers or semi electric stackers, Cherry Picker can help you find the optimal solution.

Alongside this, we can also provide bespoke solutions to clients who have minimal and limited ground space. Our team can build custom-designed lifting equipment which is adapted and suited to your lack of space. Furthermore, we can also provide wide straddle units for environments where materials are being lifted from closed-ended pallets. To discuss our pallet stackers – please get in touch with us today. 

Reasons to Use Pallet Stackers

The biggest reason to use stackers is safety. When you’re operating in a warehouse environment and transporting heavy loads of packaging to and from storage, it’s imperative that this is performed with the utmost level of safety and care. There are risks associated with warehouse transportation, and it’s vital that these are minimised to protect all staff and customers. 

Choosing the right pallet stacker will allow you to meet all health and safety regulations and achieve necessary safety certifications. It will reduce risks for employees and contribute to a more safe, secure and efficient workplace. Another huge benefit of stackers is that they’ll give you productivity and efficiency gains, speeding up transportation and enabling you to operate quicker. You’ll be able to achieve faster turnaround times, and in turn, your warehouse will run more smoothly and efficiently. 

All in all, pallet stackers are a superb option for your warehouse environment. They’ll make lifting, moving and handling all your palletised materials a complete dream. As they don’t take up considerable amounts of physical space, they can be manoeuvred into a diverse array of scenarios – making them a brilliant piece of equipment to have at your disposal. They’re also really cost-effective, they don’t require a large initial investment or any significant maintenance, so they’re a smart solution to go for.

Learn About Our Pallet Stacker Options Today

If you would like to find out more about our different pallet stackers at Cherry Picker, then please do not hesitate to contact us. You can reach us on 01 835 4788 or email us at and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Our team is here to discuss how lifting equipment and handling solutions can be utilised in your warehouse environment or business setting. 

We’ve worked with a vast array of leading companies including Google, Facebook, Intel, Amazon, Pfizer, Alkermes, Microsoft and more. With many years of experience behind us, we’re the number one choice for all access equipment and handling solutions. Visit our website to explore all of our hire and sales services today. 

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The Different Cherry Picker Services We Provide

Lifting equipment needs to be regularly serviced to ensure that it performs to the highest standards and levels at all times. Over several years, access machinery and lifting equipment can age; when this happens, repairs and servicing are required. If you need servicing for your machinery, then it’s crucial that you enlist a professional, experienced firm such as Cherry Picker

At Cherry Picker, we provide a comprehensive range of services, offering the number one service solution for the access industry in Ireland. Read below to learn more about the various services we provide, and if you’d like to learn more – please reach out to us using the contact details at the bottom of this post. 

Cherry Picker Services

The team at Cherry Picker specialises in access platforms, goods lifts and forklifts – certifying and repairing all models of plant machinery. Alongside this, we also provide a wide range of replacement parts both new and used. Situated on the N2 near Ashbourne, Co. Meath, we have a state-of-the-art workshop as well as indoor and outdoor repair and testing areas, spray and refurbishing booths, overflow garages, parts storerooms, fleet storage and maintenance centres.

We provide all types of forklift repairs and aerial platform certification. From Snorkel to Peco Lift and Versa Lift, to name a few, we deal with all the leading brands in the industry. To find out more about our different services, head to our website today. 

GA1, LOLER and PUWER Certification

Health and Safety regulations require that all aerial platforms that lift people are serviced and GA1/PUWER certified twice yearly. Goods only lifts need to be LOLER/PUWER certified once a year, by a trained and accredited engineer. Here at Cherry Picker, we can provide all clients with a first-class, gold standard service in this area. 

We have a team of experienced engineers who can oversee a 60-point check as part of our service and upon completion, will provide you with the required certificate. This will guarantee that you comply with all the necessary HSA requirements. What’s more, we can also provide breakdown assistance, routine servicing and service contracts for 1, 2 or 3 years. For more details – contact us today. 

Why Come to Cherry Picker?

If you require hoist services, then Cherry Picker is the leading choice for your needs. We have decades of experience in servicing, and have worked with a number of big clients so you can trust us for a leading service that ticks all the right boxes. All of our team are trained, qualified and extremely knowledgeable, so you’ll be in very safe hands when you come to us. 

We have cutting edge facilities which enable us to deliver a high level of service on a consistent basis. Finally, we pride ourselves on delivering a personal and friendly service that goes the extra mile for every single client. To book our servicing, please contact us today. 

Require Hoist Services?

Here at Cherry Picker, our dedicated service team can assist you with all your specific service needs and requirements. We promise a first-class service that goes above and beyond, meeting all of your demands and giving your machines a new lease of life. If you would like to enquire about our hoist services, then please get in touch with us today. 

You can call us on 01 835 4788 or drop us a message via the enquiry form on our website. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. For more information about all of our services, hire and sales – please visit the Cherry Picker website today. 

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Why Cherry Picker Should be your Go-To Company for Lifting Equipment in Ireland

Whether you are working in an industrial warehouse, factory, or office environment you may have to handle heavy equipment or goods. Using the right lifting equipment is vital to increase your safety, productivity, and efficiency and lessen the chances of a workplace accident occurring. 

Regardless of the weight that you are lifting or transporting, Cherry Picker can provide you with the lifting equipment that you require. Today our team wanted to tell you a bit more about the lifting equipment that we offer, and why we should be your go-to company for lifting equipment in Ireland.

Lifting Equipment at Cherry Picker

We have a wide range of lifting equipment available at Cherry Picker; from drum handling equipment to scissor lift tables, to archive lifters and mezzanine good lifts. 

Our range of Stackers suit every stacking need. We have both light and heavy-duty stackers available. Goods Lifts are designed to move items such as goods, pallets and heavy loads between floors. We are also able to install mesh cages to our goods lifts for added safety for you and your team. 

Scissor Lift Tables provide a convenient working height for you and your staff on a safe lifting platform. We are also able to install bellows or mesh cages beneath the platform to reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the scissor lift. Server Lifts increase the on-site safety and productivity of your team when working with heavy and valuable server modules. 

Our Reel, Roll and Barrel Handling Equipment significantly decreases setup time and reduces labour hours. Vacuum Lifting Equipment lift boxes, sheets, sacks, food and many more goods. 

Partnering with Leading Companies in Ireland

At Cherry Picker, we have worked on some of the most prestigious projects in Ireland’s construction history and developed long-term relationships with some of the leading companies in Ireland. Our client list includes Google, Facebook, Intel, Amazon, Pfizer, Alkermes, Microsoft and many more.

Bespoke Design Options

For some, our standard products may work, but we can also provide you with bespoke design options for your lifting equipment. For over 25 years now we have been designing bespoke lifting equipment that is tailored to suit the specific needs of our customers, as we understand that not everyone’s requirements are the same. So if your specific requirements go beyond our range of standard products, we are confident that we can build a custom-designed product to suit your specific needs.

Online Training Courses

As well as our large variety of lifting equipment available for sale, we also offer Online Training Courses. Whether you have a new member joining your business, or your current employees need refresher training then we have a range of courses that will make sure you are OSHA compliant and up to speed with the latest rules and practices. Our courses include Standard MEWP + Static Boom Training, Working at Heights Training, HSA Approved Manual Handling and more. 

Exceptional Customer Service

At Cherry Picker, all of our customers are important to us and are our number one priority – whether it is a small company or individual, or a multinational organisation. We work closely with every customer to ensure that their needs are met and that they leave feeling satisfied with our service and products. We pride ourselves on having a personable and dedicated team for our customers and work hard to make sure that all of our customers get a fantastic service and have a good experience with us. 

We hope that this post has given you more of an insight into Cherry Picker, and why we should be your go-to company for lifting equipment and all other goods and handling solutions in Ireland. If you have any questions for our team, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. You can contact us by giving us a call on 0818 228 229, or emailing us at To take a further look at our lifting equipment available in Ireland, you can visit our website today. 

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Benefits of Our MEWP Training Service

Individuals who operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) need to attend and complete a recognised operator training course, so that they achieve a professional certification and can operate safely. Should you be in need of MEWP training, then Cherry Picker is the number one destination.

Here at Cherry Picker, we offer first-class MEWP Training for the Access industry through our sister company – To find out why you should choose our MEWP operator courses and put your trust in us, have a read of the following blog below. We’ve listed a number of the benefits of our MEWP training to make your decision easier. 

If you’d like to get in touch with us, then please feel free to get in touch via the contact details listed at the bottom of this post.

Accessible Online Training

Nowadays, a great deal of the learning for qualifications and certifications can take place online, without the need for the learner to travel long distances to a specific site or training centre. Our MEWP training takes advantage of the advancements in digital technology, and enables learners to study with easy, convenient online training. 

We have a modern online platform that allows for remote training on a 24/7 basis, and some video assessments can be taken over Zoom, where this is needed. The ability to do all of the theory for our MEWP training online means that your operators will be able to learn more conveniently and we can even travel to your site for the required practical part of the training too, preventing your team from missing out on working time due to lots of travel. It’s also more cost-effective too.

Saves Both Time and Money

What’s more, as our courses are online, our platform is very easy to use. You do not need to be in a set location; you can take our course from anywhere, which makes it easy for you to fit around your working schedule. You’ll be able to acquire all the knowledge and skills needed to operate various types of MEWPs without having to worry about extortionate travel costs. In the long-run, coming to us will save you lots of time too. It’s worth noting that this is a ‘self-paced’ training course, so the system will also save progress as you go. We understand that people have busy schedules, preventing them from being able to complete the whole course in one go.

Personalised Experience

Another huge benefit of coming to us for your MEWP site training is that you will have a personalised experience. Our helpful team works with every single client to meet their particular needs, and this means that we can even create bespoke courses for companies and employees. If you’d like to produce a tailored course, then please contact us today via the details below. 

Searching for MEWP Training Courses in Ireland?

Should you be specifically looking for a provider that specialises in safety training courses nationwide, then Cherry Picker is the place to come. Through our sister company, Training Courses, we have overseen MEWP training for many years, boasting 28 years of experience. With more than 27,000 certifications issued, you can be assured that we will provide you with a first-class experience that is tailored to your demands and requirements. 

Our standard MEWP Training uses blended learning, so it will include online theory and an in-person practical test. It is designed for all MEWP operators, as well as those who are looking to renew their operator licences – this could be for a scissor lift, telescopic and articulated boom, or another piece of equipment. For example, MEWP also has a package for Safety Harness Training.

To book your MEWP training and kickstart learning your theory today, then visit the Training Courses website. Any questions about our courses? Feel free to reach out to us at 0818 228 229 or email us at We will get back to you as quickly as possible, and our team is always on hand to help, no matter what you need assistance with.

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Understanding the Different Types of Lifting Equipment

Lifting equipment is designed to handle heavyweight and delicate goods with the utmost care and precision. Whether you’re working in an industrial environment or an office-based one, it’s essential that you use lifting equipment if you’re looking to move and handle large and fragile items. Ultimately, the right lifting equipment will improve the safety of employees by removing manual handling and it also has the added benefit of increasing efficiency.

Below, the Cherry Picker team has written an informative post that explores the various types of lifting equipment that can be used. Read on to learn more about, and if you’d like to make an inquiry about our lifting equipment of the highest quality, please contact us via the details below. 


Stackers are typically used in warehouse environments where lots of heavy items need to be safely lifted to and from storage areas. They come in both light duty and heavy duty solutions, so whatever your individual stacking needs, the exact stacker is available. 

All in all, stackers maximise safety and productivity, reducing injuries and damage in commercial and industrial settings. Stackers can also be custom-designed to suit environments where ground space is particularly limited. 

Goods Lifts

Goods lifts are designed to make it easier to move and transfer goods from a ground floor to a mezzanine floor, or second floor. These types of lifts come in various sizes ranging from smaller goods lifts to larger mezzanine goods lifts that are capable of lifting much heavier items. 

In addition to this, mesh cages can be fitted to goods lifts to prevent materials from falling and causing damage during the lifting process. If you’re moving items up to the mezzanine floor, a goods lift can be modified to provide greater protection and safety. 

Scissor Lift Tables

Scissor lift tables are ideal for positioning loads at different locations and heights. They’re a popular type of aerial platform lift that is commonly used in manufacturing and industrial environments. Using a mobile scissor lift table will optimise safety and productivity in your workspace, as your workers will be able to move and lift at various heights – with ease. 

Scissor lift tables come in an array of sizes from smaller options to larger options. Furthermore, if extra safety is required, mesh cages or bellows can be installed underneath the platform to lower the risk of personal injuries or damage. 

Server Lifting

Server lifts are designed to be used by clients working in data centre environments. In essence, these types of lifts are used to improve on-site safety and productivity when individuals are working with heavy and valuable server modules. 

If you need to regularly transfer server modules in and out of your storage racking, then a server lift is a necessity. Roller platforms can also be added to server lifts to ensure smoother user experience, and to decrease the impact on the material being lifted.

Interested in Lifting Equipment in Ireland?

Here at Cherry Picker, we can supply you with the right lifting equipment in Ireland for your needs and requirements. No matter whether you’re operating in an industrial warehouse or an office environment, our team will ensure that you obtain the perfect lifting equipment – so that safety, efficiency and productivity are guaranteed every single day.  

We have a wide range of lifting equipment solutions including stackers, goods lifts, scissor lift tables, and server lifting. Visit the Cherry Picker website today to explore our entire list of lifting gear in more depth. 

If you’d like to learn more about our solutions, or discuss bespoke design options, then please feel free to call us today on 01 835 4788 or email us at You can have 100% confidence in Cherry Picker’s abilities to find the optimum handling solution for you. We have years of experience and have worked on some of the most prestigious projects in the construction industry in Ireland.

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Four Popular Applications of Aerial Platforms

Aerial platforms, also commonly referred to as cherry pickers or mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), are used in a broad range of industries to enable individuals and equipment to temporarily access areas that are inaccessible – due to height. From construction sites to office buildings, aerial platforms have a number of applications. 

In this post, the Cherry Picker team takes a look at four common applications of aerial platforms. Read below to learn more about aerial platform hire, and if you’d like to make an inquiry into hiring one of Cherry Picker’s boom lifts or scissor lifts, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us today. You can reach us by phone on 0818 228 229, to speak with one of our experts.


Aerial platforms are commonly used in the construction industry by companies of all sizes and scales. Whether it’s a large-scale commercial construction project, or a smaller-scale residential build, hiring an aerial platform is a smart choice. It will allow you to reach big heights, which is especially important if you are working on a tall building development. If you’re working up high, having an aerial lift will ensure that your workers can operate smoothly and comfortably, with better safety and security too. 


The maintenance industry is another sector that uses aerial platforms on a regular basis. Again, this is because of the impressive ease at which an aerial platform allows individuals and equipment to reach large heights. Specific applications in maintenance include ship maintenance, and at large industrial plants where maintenance workers need to access high locations for example, an annual safety inspection or repair job. If your maintenance company needs reliability, then an aerial platform from Cherry Picker is a great choice. 


What’s more, aerial platforms are popular in the cleaning industry. Many cleaning companies hire an aerial platform to make their external and internal cleaning easier. Whether it’s cleaning windows on a high-rise building, cleaning a statue, or accessing a roof to clean, an aerial platform can be utilised in a myriad of ways by a cleaning company. 


Finally, a fourth industry where aerial platforms are highly popular is the painting industry. Painting companies usually need to access high parts of buildings, to carefully oversee painting at awkward heights and levels. An aerial lift will provide optimum safety, reliability and efficiency – helping painters to seamlessly paint high walls and ensure a high-quality painting finish. 

Do You Require Aerial Platform Hire?

Now that you have learned a bit more about four popular applications of aerial platforms, if you would like to hire an aerial platform for an upcoming project in Ireland, then Cherry Picker is the number one company to work with. Boasting more than 20 years of experience in supplying powered access solutions, we can provide you with a wide range of cherry picker and handling solutions. We’ve worked with an array of clients in construction, food and pharmaceutical industries, so whatever your company or organisation’s individual requirements, we can provide you with a high-quality aerial solution. 

Alongside this, we’ve also worked with high profile data centres too, so we’re highly adaptable and flexible to our customers’ needs. To chat with the Cherry Picker team about our aerial platform hire, then please give us a call today on +353 1 835 4788. Our experts can answer any questions you have, discuss your needs in more detail, and help you obtain the best possible solution for your demands. You can also email us at for boom lift and scissor lift hire or for self drives, and we’ll get back to you shortly.