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What Is HAVS and How Does It Affect People?

Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is a condition caused by repeated use of a vibrating machine that is in some way held while in operation. HAVS is caused by the vibrations of machinery causing damage to nerves and blood vessels in the hand. The syndrome, which has been previously known as vibration white finger (VWF), increases…

Solutions for the Renewable Energy Markets – On-Site Support When You Need It

Clean power is big business at the moment, and it’s no surprise. With climate change looking like it’s going to create more extreme weather such as hotter summers and wetter winters, governments are investing a lot in renewable energy. One of the largest growth areas at the moment is wind energy, and that means a…

Get Your FREE “Lifting Safely” Poster!

  There are inherent dangers with lifting, and Worlifts wants to make it as safe as possible, so request one of our “Think Safety – Lift Safely” posters today! These large full-colour wall posters give you the the maximum loads slings are designed to carry. They cover Alloy 8 + 10 chain lifting slings, steel wire rope…

In the Marine World, Hiring Hydraulic Equipment is Safe and Cost Effective

When working in a marine environment, equipment can take a beating day-in, day-out and this can have ramifications on the reliability of the tools, and the safety of the operators. It’s hard enough already to be working in heavy weather, trying to get the job done quickly, to budget and within all health and safety…

Wind Turbines – Why Evotorque2 Is a Must-Have Tool When Working in the Field

Are you happy that your electric torque tools could be giving vastly different results depending on the joint type? Unfortunately, according to some research carried out by Norbar in 2010, that’s exactly the problem people are facing. The torque delivered to a hard joint could be more than double the torque that the same tool,…

Time Is Running out on Our Two Offers!

It’s nearly the end of July, and two of the best offers we’ve ever had will end in just a few days’ time. First up, you can save on new hydraulic equipment with our partner Enerpac by trading in your old kit and getting a discount on new kit with out “Trade-In, Trade-Up” offer!  …

Have You Seen the New EvoTorque 2?

Norbar have always been at the forefront of technology when it comes to torque tools, and their new release – the EvoTorque2 – is no exception. This latest product now features Bluetooth so data tightening data can be transferred from the tool to a computer, and tool settings transferred from a computer to the tool.…

Upgrade Your Safety and Productivity – Trade-In Old Hydraulics for New!

Time is running out on our offer to trade-in your old worn-out hydraulic equipment and replace it with brand new kit that will upgrade your safety, productivity and quality! There are a lot of old hydraulic pumps and cylinders out there, being used day-in, day-out and they’re getting tired. However, maybe you think it’s best…

New Electric Torque Wrenches from Enerpac

When it comes to innovation, Enerpac lead the way with technology designed to make your life easier, your work safer and your day more efficient. And they do just that, with the all new ETW-Series Electric Torque Wrench; a simple fastening solution, which allows you to quickly, accurately and safely fasten critical joints. Electric Torque Wrenches…

On-Site Examination and Testing – Come and See us at Hillhead 2016!

Worlifts can provide testing and examination both in-house and at your premises, but can on-site testing really be that good? When you see what’s in our van, you’ll believe it! Come and see us at Hillhead and we’ll show you how we have the capabilities to do all of the following testing on-site, with no…

Come and See the New EvoTorque®2 at Hillhead 2016!

From the 28th to the 30th June, Worlifts will be demonstrating the new Norbar EvoTorque®2 at Hillhead 2016, the largest quarrying, construction and recycling event of it’s type in the world. We’ll also be showing off our unique on-site testing capabilities with our mobile testing vans, come and see how they work, and how they…