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Safety is vital to prevent accidents

It is vital that your workforce is properly trained in material handling. Your staff must be trained in the correct and safe use of machinery and equipment before they are allowed to use any of it. Accidents are very easy … 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 safety is so important

We have all seen dramatic photos on the evening news of warehouses going up in flames. Very often, an examination of the scene reveals that a leaking or improperly handled cylinder is responsible for the damage. This is one materials … Continue reading

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Free Lifting Safety Wall Chart

If you have ever had to think about lifting something heavy at home, you’ll have been sure to think quite hard about it, questions like ‘How can I move this without hurting my back, or dropping it?’ no doubt crossing … Continue reading

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Pocket Guide to Lifting Safety

Have you ever been in a position where you are not quite sure about the right way to use hydraulic pumps, hoses and couplers, or perhaps you just can’t quite work out the conversion between International Systems / Ft.lbs and … Continue reading

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The foundation lies in material handling

Material handling is the foundation of every efficient, safe industrial process. No matter the level of sophistication of a production facility, the line can only move as fast as raw materials are brought in and finished goods are moved out. … Continue reading

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