30 May 2013
Nationwide Platforms is using Quick Response (QR) code technology to make work at height safety guidance more accessible to businesses and end-users. QR codes are barcode-like images which can be scanned by most mobile phone or tablet devices with internet access and a camera. When scanned the QR code directs users to web content designated by its creator.
Utilising this technology, Nationwide Platforms has made emergency lowering documentation available for download directly from the base of its platforms, as well as having print and web based versions available. The majority of equipment in Nationwide Platforms' fleet has already been fitted with QR code stickers linked to the guidance for each distinct model or group of equipment models.