6 Safety Tips For Skip Hire

Regardless of whether you’re looking for skip hire Leyland or skip hire Horwich, you’ll need to take into consideration how safe your skip hire is. When it comes to choosing safe skip hire, you can count on Chorley Skip Hire to provide you with all you need to know in order to follow strict health and safety regulations.

Preparing for your skip.

Here at Chorley Skip Hire, we arrange to deliver your skips to a location of your choice, whether it be your home or your business. You’ll need to consider where your skip will be stored overnight; making sure that it’s free from obstructions and easy for you to load your rubbish into.

For skip hire Leyland, you’ll need to choose somewhere flat and even to store your skip, ensuring that it’s stable. Prior to your skip being delivered, you’ll need to assess how safe it is, preventing the risk of damage and injury.

Storing your skip.

Make sure your skip is stored somewhere suitable. Where you store your skip is entirely up to you, however, you should take into consideration members of the public, especially if you plan to leave your skip on the roadside overnight! Depending on where you plan to leave your skip, safety equipment may be required, or you may need to obtain a permit.

The team at Chorley Skips are the experts when it comes to Preston skip hire, they can obtain the permit on your behalf, making domestic skip hire more convenient for you.

Delivery of your skip.

The fleets we use for skip hire Horwich are all fitted with the latest technology, allowing you to trace the whereabouts of your skip.

When your skip is being delivered, you need to make sure that your children and pets are not within the vicinity of the area you want your skip to be stored- preventing them from being hurt.

Loading your skip.

Whilst the skip is in your possession, it’s your responsibility. The lighter items are usually placed inside the skip first, these allow you to maximise the space you have available, fitting as much inside as possible. Heavier, bulkier items are often thrown in the skip last- compressing the lighter materials at the bottom of the skip.

When you hire one of our skips for Preston skip hire, you want to make the most of your skip hire (which is only understandable), so be sure to choose a skip that can accommodate the volume of waste your project generates!

Avoid overloading your skip.

By overloading your skip, you could pose threat to yourself and also those around you. Choosing to ignore the fill level, indicated on the inside of the skip, is dangerous! With skip hire Leyland, you should make sure that you order a suitable skip size, ensuring that you have sufficient space to store your waste, ultimately adhering to the law.

We supply commercial skips to accommodate immense volumes of waste, so you needn’t worry about finding an appropriate storage solution for your specific project!

Keeping hazardous waste out!

In order to prevent there being a compromise to the quality of any recyclable items, you need to dispose of hazardous waste separately.

If you’re unsure what materials are classed as “hazardous”, your best option is to ask our team of experts for advice- they will be more than willing to help you.

Is skip hire Horwich right for you? Call us on 01257475300 today!

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