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Understanding the symptoms of heat stress and its effect on safety

Summer in the UK is on its way, and it looks like over the next few days the country will be basking in temperatures of up to 30 degrees. While this is great news for tourism, and no doubt the beach resorts will be selling out of ice creams, for some of us, it can…

Training from Worlifts – Hydraulic & Lifting Equipment Safety

Health and safety isn’t just a buzzword and a set of boxes to tick, it’s an incredibly important part of your company’s procedures and it’s essential all staff understand it. Although it’s often spoken of in disparaging terms, with people blaming Health & Safety for stringent rules and regulations and often spoiling people’s fun, it’s…

Why it’s important to test your hydraulic equipment regularly

Worlifts has a long history of providing services to the lifting trade, having started out pre-1976 as Worley Hydraulics. In short, this means that unlike many companies who only work with manual lifting equipment, we have decades of experience in hydraulics. Hydraulics can be complex, and also dangerous if not maintained properly and serviced regularly,…

Ensuring Safety when Maintaining Rail Equipment

Nobody likes it when there are line repairs taking place, but unfortunately, it has to happen in order to keep the trains running during busy times. In order to keep downtime to a minimum, though, rail companies tend to schedule them during holidays or a quiet periods. Certainly, the aim is to avoid rush hour…

Steam train firm rapped after safety equipment ‘turned off’ in Doncaster

“A Train operator was rapped by Government officials for turning off safety equipment on one of its steam trains near Doncaster, it has emerged. The Office of Rail and Road temporarily prohibited West Coast Railway Company Limited from operating steam trains on the mainline rail network last month because of the move, it has revealed”…

Essential Maintenance of your Hydraulic Equipment

Hydraulic Equipment has to put up with a lot. They’re often used to do the very heavy lifting in any engineering task, such as lifting trains on to tracks or splitting troublesome nuts. When used in such difficult, grimy and sometimes dangerous situations, it’s absolutely essential that the equipment is maintained to high standards. Even…