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Material handling equipment comes in many forms

In the warehouse, material handling tends to describe any motorized or manually operated piece of equipment that facilitates the movement of materials. Pallet rack systems and forklifts are prime examples. There are of course, plenty of other tools that are … Continue reading

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It pays to be familiar with LOLER

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 or LOLER as it is known, is an item of legislation that applies to everyone who uses and has access to any piece of material handling equipment at work. The legislation was … Continue reading

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Material handling equipment is used in many industries

Material handling is something which comes into most industries and it is something that should be carefully considered as accidents and injuries are easily done. There are many different types of equipment used for material handling and you should choose … Continue reading

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Material handling equipment has many uses

Material handling equipment is pertaining to the machines and equipment concerned to the control, storage, protection and movement of materials, resources, supplies, products and goods during processing and all the way through the delivery, utilization and distribution. It involves the … Continue reading

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Material handling prevents damage and improves productivity

Material handling requires systematic recording, critical review and overseeing of all related activities to eliminate as many unnecessary movements as possible. It is a primary activity in all industries and involves numerous people and specialized material handling equipment. Different types … Continue reading

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Material handling equipment can do so much

Material handling equipment and the materials to be handled are the essential factors related to engineering. It is equipment that specially designed for moving packaged or bulky items that is generally in a production, shipping or storage facility. There are … Continue reading

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Health and safety legislation in manual handling

Health and safety legislation means that many jobs that used to be done manually, now require handling and lifting equipment to do the same job. The Health and Safety Executive reports that manual handling activities are the major cause of … Continue reading

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