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Working at heights training saves lives

Whenever you or your employees are working at heights, you should all have been properly trained to do the work you are about to undertake. Accidents can and do happen regardless of how well trained you are however, having the … Continue reading

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Industrial cranes have become indispensable

Cranes have become indispensable in industries such as construction and shipping and when used properly, are great tools. However, every week there are stories in the press regarding accidents involving cranes. Safety is paramount and operators must be correctly trained … Continue reading

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What’s all this fracking then?

There is quite a furore going on at the moment regarding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking in the United Kingdom. The arguments on both sides are becoming more vehement and at the moment, the government is backing this method of extracting … Continue reading

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The wonders of civil engineering

Since the earliest civilizations, human beings have built structures whether they are to live in, to cross rivers or use as a place of worship. From these early builders who built such wonders as the Great Wall of China, the … Continue reading

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You can have your lifting equipment tested on-site

Whatever type or types of lifting equipment you use, it is vital that it is correctly checked and serviced so that it is safe to use and is in good condition at all times. For many types of lifting equipment … Continue reading

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Bolting techniques are increasing safety

Wind turbines have been around for quite a while now and as the technology advances, so too does the efficiency in creating energy that can be added to the National Grid. At Worlifts, we take a keen interest in the … Continue reading

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The cost of building a railway needs to be weighed against the benefits

Since the invention of steam engines, railways have been a major means of transportation around the globe. In the United Kingdom, there is a lot of debate regarding the HS2 project and whether it will be a worth while investment. … Continue reading

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It is important to know what electrical appliances come under PAT

If your business uses electrical equipment, you will need to have it tested regularly to make sure it is safe and in good working order. This is called portable appliance testing or PAT. Some equipment is exempt so you need … Continue reading

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Warehouse technology is advancing

A warehouse needs to run like a piece of well oiled machinery, every person has their roll and each piece of equipment has its specific uses. There are many aspects to running a warehouse and technology is rising to these … Continue reading

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How a chain hoist works

There are lots of methods used in moving heavy loads but one of the oldest used is a hoist. Hoists come in many guises and can be used to successfully and safely move heavy items, however, they do need to … Continue reading

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