In the construction and maintenance industries, suspended platforms are common equipment used to provide a safe and convenient workspace at heights. This equipment is known by different names in various countries, reflecting local linguistic characteristics and industry practices.
In the United States, these platforms are often referred to as "suspended scaffolds" or simply "swing stages." They are frequently used for tasks such as cleaning, repairing, or renovating the exteriors of buildings, including skyscraper window cleaning.
In the United Kingdom, this type of equipment is commonly called a "cradle." In the UK construction industry, cradles are essential for working on the exteriors of high-rise buildings, including both the maintenance of historic structures and the construction of modern skyscrapers.
In China, the term used is "吊篮" (diào lán), which translates to "suspended basket." As cities rapidly expand, suspended baskets are extensively utilized for construction and maintenance work on high-rise buildings, offering efficiency and convenience.
In Germany, these devices are known as "Hängegerüst," which directly translates to "hanging scaffold." Germany is known for its stringent building techniques and safety standards, and the use of hanging scaffolds adheres to strict regulations and standards.
Understanding the different names and usage norms for suspended platforms in various countries is crucial for professionals in the international construction and maintenance industries. The widespread adoption and standardization of these platforms not only enhance work efficiency but also significantly ensure the safety of workers.

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