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Brexit and Health and Safety Law – Will Anything Change?

The vote to leave the European Union on the 23rd of June has sent shockwaves through Britain and the rest of the world, and it seems that some sort of Brexit is going to happen. Quite what that will look like is anyone’s guess at the moment, but it is certain to mean that areas…

Enerpac Bolting Service – The Complete Mobile Solution from Worlifts

When it comes to bolting, one brand is way ahead of all the others – Enerpac. For the controlled, safe and efficient loosening and tightening of bolted joints, pipe alignment, complex pipe positioning of large structural assemblies and many other jobs, you need to make sure your tools are up to the job. Enerpac has…

Hydraulic Equipment – Should I Buy or Should I Hire?

There are many occasions when an organisation may need the power of hydraulic equipment, but can’t justify the cost of buying it. It’s not surprising, hydraulic bolting and lifting equipment is incredibly efficient and can be used for some of the most demanding roles, but it also comes with a need for training, maintenance and…

Is it OK to buy second hand lifting equipment?

When you’re in the market for lifting equipment, you can sometimes be tempted to look at the second hand market to find what you need, simply to keep costs down. Equipment used for lifting is often expensive, and for good reason. There are huge safety issues around the lifting of heavy plant, people and other…

Are you ready to trade in your old hydraulics?

A few months ago, we joined with Enerpac to offer you a fantastic deal on brand new hydraulics. And now we’re doing it again! If you have old hydraulic kit which has seen better days, then don’t risk your safety, simply trade it in for brand new Enerpac equipment, and get a great discount!  …

HSE Health and Safety Statistics Are Sobering Reading

Every year the Health and Safety Executive release their statistics which show, among other things, the number of injuries in the workplace and the the amount of days lost. For us at Worlifts, this is an important document, because our work is probably some of the most dangerous anyone could undertake. We deal with customers…

Power Box – Applicable Anywhere

In conjunction with Enerpac, Worlifts is pleased to offer a huge 20% discount on Power Box. As part of this promotion, you get the P392 hand pump, GA45GC gauge and adaptor, HC7206C 1.8 meter hose and a box to keep them all in. You can then compliment your set with your choice of cylinder, wedge…

Do you even lift?

Have a go at our PowerLift Challenge and you have a chance of winning our special birthday goody bag! Click below to play the game, then submit your best score to have a chance of winning!  

Worlifts – 40 Years of Excellence!

On the 18th October, just a few months before his 60th birthday, Sam Worley founded Worlifts and since that day, the company has been supplying lifting and associated equipment across all sectors of industry. The company began as a manufacturer of hydraulic jacking equipment, but competition arrived with the increase in imported products, and so…

Power Box – Deal Now Available

20% discount on portable tool sets The Power Box is a convenient storage box that contains a hydraulic tool, a lightweight hand pump with angled gauge adaptor assembly and a safety hose. Enerpac have extended the Power Box set range to 12 different configurations. NEW: Set with Lifting Wedge LW-16. 16 Ton Lifting Force 10…

What is LOLER and How Does it Affect Your Business?

Lifting operations form part of the routine activities of many businesses, but they run the risk of causing injury or damage. Understanding your legal obligations in this area allows you to keep your workplace safer and to avoid the unpleasant consequences of breaching the law. What is LOLER? The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations…

Lifting and Manual Handling – Important Factors about Safety and The Law

When lowering and raising loads, as well as pushing, pulling and carrying, the risk of injuries is affected by a number of factors including: The weight of the object(s). How far the objects are carried. Any height difference when the objects are picked up and put down. The frequency of these lifting tasks or operations.…