High Risk Work Licence – What It Is and When It’s Needed

Required for certain types of work considered ‘high risk’ including scaffolding, crane operation, dogging and rigging to name a few, this licence is in place to ensure only experienced and capable persons operate equipment and machinery that has the potential to cause serious harm or injury. Height 4 Hire is Queensland’s largest privately owned and … Continue reading High Risk Work Licence – What It Is and When It’s Needed

Things to Consider Before Hiring Access Equipment

If you need some extra equipment to help you with a busy workload and you are considering access equipment hire there’s a few important things you need to consider. Height 4 Hire is Queensland’s trusted choice for high quality diesel and electric scissor lifts, boom lifts, forklifts and more. Before you hire, let’s take a … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Hiring Access Equipment

All About Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are one of the most popular kinds of aerial work platforms. There are various types including indoor use or rough terrain and they can be either diesel or electric. . Which one you need will depend on the location of the job. If you are looking for rough terrain scissor lift hire, Height … Continue reading All About Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

We’ve Opened a Brand New Branch at Virginia

If you’re in the north side of Brisbane, we have some big news to get excited about. We’ve opened a new branch in Virginia. Since 2010 we have been growing in scale and this new branch is the next step in our exciting expansion strategy allowing us to maximise productivity for our customers. Proudly owned … Continue reading We’ve Opened a Brand New Branch at Virginia

Staying Safe While Working at Heights

Accidents while working at heights are one of the major causes of work related injuries and fatalities in Australia. Falls and falling objects from ladders, scaffolding and lifts can cause serious injury.  At Height 4 Hire, we are proudly Queensland’s largest privately owned and operated supplier of access hire and scissor lift hire equipment. We … Continue reading Staying Safe While Working at Heights

6 Things to Consider When Hiring a Scissor Lift

Scissor lifts are incredibly useful pieces of machinery, with many applications in construction, property, warehousing, shipping and many other industries. Essentially a mobile work platform, they can safely lift people, equipment and goods up to 18m. If you are looking to hire a scissor lift, here’s 6 things you should keep in mind. Lifting Height … Continue reading 6 Things to Consider When Hiring a Scissor Lift

Height 4 Hire

Height 4 Hire is proudly Queensland’s largest privately owned and operated supplier of access hire and scissor lift hire equipment. Our local family owned business has continued to operate during these challenging times – supporting local business, industry and the community by supplying quality equipment and services to our customers. To maximise the safety of … Continue reading Height 4 Hire

10 Great Uses for a Cherry Picker

Though originally designed for fruit picking throughout orchards, cherry pickers are incredibly versatile pieces of equipment that not only offer safety when working at heights, but also provide a far more flexible alternative to scaffolding and ladders. Relatively easy to operate, fast to set up and offering unrivalled mobility, hiring a cherry picker can save … Continue reading 10 Great Uses for a Cherry Picker

6 Safety Tips for Operating Boom Lifts

Boom lifts are important and convenient pieces of equipment on many construction sites, however, given their size and structure, they can cause serious injuries and even death if appropriate safety measures aren’t taken during operation. The good news is most accidents, injuries, and damage can be prevented. So what are the top 6 things to … Continue reading 6 Safety Tips for Operating Boom Lifts

Important Checklists for Operating and Maintaining a Safe EWP (Elevating Work Platform)

Do I need a licence to operate a scissor lift?

Yes, you do. Scissor lifts can be dangerous and can cause accidents leading to personal injuries as well as structural and equipment damage. Current regulations state that all personnel who work with or near scissor lifts must be trained and licenced. There are always risks involved when working at heights, the most common being a … Continue reading Do I need a licence to operate a scissor lift?

Comm Games

Height 4 Hire fam are wishing one of our own, Grant Irvine, good luck in his races at the Commonwealth Games. Watch out for Grant swimming for the Green and Gold, in the Butterfly events. After one race he has already qualified for a finals event. Proud of you Grunz. #gc2018

Cherry Picker Hire

Two different jobs on the Gold Coasts, two different sized Height 4 Hire Knuckle Booms to help out. The first picture features our 135′ Diesel Knuckle Boom at Metricon Stadium, for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The second picture features our 34’Diesel Knuckle Boom at Southport Shopping Centre. As can be seen in both pictures, our … Continue reading Cherry Picker Hire

500th Machine

Height 4 Hire is celebrating their 500th machine with a custom painted pink machine to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation. The new Compact 14 scissor lift was supplied at cost by Haulotte, in support of the McGrath Foundation’s mission to raise money to place specialist McGrath Breast Care Nurses wherever they’re needed. Height 4 … Continue reading 500th Machine

Large Fleet Available

Look at this shot of our yard after the Christmas break! A variety of machines available for hire, for any job starting next week. This photo features such machines available as: – Electric Scissor Lifts: 15-40′ – Diesel Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts: 26-43′ – Diesel Straight Booms:45-86′ – Diesel and Electric Knuckle Booms: 30-60′ If … Continue reading Large Fleet Available

Telehandler Hire- BRAND NEW MACHINE

Welcoming our very first telehandler to our fleet, a 2.5T Genie Telehandler. Due to popular demand, this machine was hired out on its arrival date. It is however, about to be returned to our yard and available to hire starting midweek. Call us now to book in our tele and beat the Christmas rush! For … Continue reading Telehandler Hire- BRAND NEW MACHINE

Customer Testimonial

We just received this fantastic customer testimonial from one of our loyal customers, Macrack. “Here at Macrack we manufacture and install pallet racking in warehouses across Australia. Our pallet racking can range from 2m tall through to 10m, depending on the warehouse height and the amount of industrial palletised goods are needed to be stored. … Continue reading Customer Testimonial

Principal Partnership with GPS Rugby

Height 4 Hire are excited to announce that we are now the Principal Partner of GPS Rugby Club. We have been a major sponsor of this club for over six seasons and love being able to help out this local sporting club. We cannot wait for the 2018 season. For more information of GPS Rugby, … Continue reading Principal Partnership with GPS Rugby

Machines for fire installation systems

Our friends at Select Fire sent us these photos of their current project at Schweppes Building, Heathwood. They are installing fire systems around this building and using our 135′ Diesel Knuckle Boom and 43′ Diesel Rough Terrain Scissor Lift to complete the job. Do you have a similar job to complete? We offer free site … Continue reading Machines for fire installation systems

Variety- The Children’s Charity

Over the weekend, Height 4 Hire had the pleasure of helping out ‘Variety- The Children’s Charity’ . Variety helps Australian children who are sick and disabled, with their freedom, future and caring programs. Variety have raised over $200 million for Australian children in need, in their thirty years of existence. Last weekend Variety held an … Continue reading Variety- The Children’s Charity

Good Luck Grant

Good luck to our over-achieving employee Grant Irvine competing in the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest today.

Our 480th Machine

Height 4 Hire are proud to announce our 480th machine in our fleet, and to think just six and a half years ago we barely had 100 machines. This machine is a 39ft Diesel RT Scissor Lift from Snorkel. Check out the spec data for this scissor, it only weighs 3.7T and is compact for … Continue reading Our 480th Machine

GPS Rugby Home Game

Come down and help us support our footy club GPS Rugby, on Saturday April 22nd at Yoku Road, Ashgrove. With a newly renovated club house, and fantastic talent you’d be insane not to get around the games on Saturday versus Wests Rugby. Height 4 Hire have been sponsoring GPS Rugby to victory for five seasons … Continue reading GPS Rugby Home Game

Seeking a solution for working at heights in tight spaces?

Help us support our Kerry

You have probably already seen this news travelling around Facebook, but Height 4 Hire have started a campaign to help raise $32,000 for our amazing Customer Service Manager Kerry. Here is her story: Our beloved colleague Kerry Appleby was travelling to work on Monday 13 March when she involved in a head on collision with … Continue reading Help us support our Kerry

Capturing Brisbane Lions in Action

Here is a great shot of our 33ft Diesel Scissorlift in use at the Brisbane Lions’ Training. This machine has a platform height of 10m and a platform size of 1.6m x 2.79m (which means up to a four person capacity). This machine is currently in use so the Brisbane Lions can film their training … Continue reading Capturing Brisbane Lions in Action

Brand New 135′ Knuckle Boom

Height 4 Hire have just purchased a brand new 135′ Genie Knuckle Boom. These machines are hot on the market at the moment, with a 41.15m vertical reach and 18m horizontal reach. Genie have updated the technology of this machine so it’s easy to use, and it being from Height 4 Hire it is reliable for … Continue reading Brand New 135′ Knuckle Boom

Working at Heights

We have just received this great photo of our 34′ Diesel Knuckle Boom in action! This machine is perfect for versatile jobs with up, out and over capabilities for hard to access areas. Our fleet ranges from 30′ to 135′ Knuckle Booms, and as you can also see this machine is perfect for outdoor and … Continue reading Working at Heights

Safety Standards Onsite

At Height 4 Hire we place a lot of emphasis on safety and upholding regulations of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). We deem safety the most important factor of this industry and therefore, place it as our number one priority when purchasing, servicing and renting equipment for our customers. We are continuously updating our fleet, to ensure our … Continue reading Safety Standards Onsite

Height4Hire Community Sponsorship

Height4Hire are excited to announce our newest sponsorship with the Greater Springfield Storm AFL Team. We are pleased to welcome these athletes to our family and cannot wait for the 2017 season to start.

In need of a compact machine?

Do you require a compact machine for those hard to reach places indoors? Height 4 Hire have the solution for you! Here is one of our Star 10 machines (Haulotte Vertical Lifts) in use. It is perfect for workshops which require non-marking tyres, low noise and no emissions. We have one of the largest fleets … Continue reading In need of a compact machine?

Relocation of Height 4 Hire

Height 4 Hire are proud to announce our new premises in Richlands. Our staff have been working hard to expand our business to ensure we can deliver our machines to new and existing customers. With this new location becomes a chance to grow further and cater for all our customer’s access equipment needs around Brisbane and … Continue reading Relocation of Height 4 Hire

Compact, lightweight and versatile machine

The brand spanking new Genie Z-33/18 Articulating Boom Lift, is now at Height 4 Hire. Height 4 Hire are ecstatic to welcome the newest Genie Electric Boom into our already extensive fleet. This is perfect for those jobs requiring light weight, compact and versatile access equipment. This machine is well-suited for work in restricted spaces … Continue reading Compact, lightweight and versatile machine

How much notice is needed before hiring a machine?

If we are lucky, jobs in the construction and building industry are planned for months in advanced, and thus we are able to organise a site measure and the required equipment for the job. Sometimes, however, they are not and they spontaneously pop up- causing much angst for some customers. At Height 4 Hire, we … Continue reading How much notice is needed before hiring a machine?

What machine to choose?

 When you’re a customer with limited knowledge or experience with access equipment, then knowing what machine to use for a job can be daunting. As you can see, we have a large fleet of machines, for many different purposes. Don’t worry! You’re not the only one. One of the most frequently asked questions our team gets … Continue reading What machine to choose?

Height 4 Hire on the Brisbane River

Height 4 Hire currently have a rough terrain scissor lift and knuckle boom on the Brisbane River,

GPS Rugby Club

Height 4 Hire have been a sponsor of a Queensland Rugby club ‘GPS Rugby’ for five years.

Brisbane Lions

For three consecutive seasons, Height 4 Hire have donated trailer mounted booms and
scissor lifts to the Brisbane Lions.

Triple M

In May 2015, Height 4 Hire was the major sponsor of Triple M’s Men’s Health Breakfast.

McGrath Foundation

In mid-2015, Height 4 Hire helped organise and was a major sponsor for a 22.5km hike for the McGrath Foundation.

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