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HSD Guide 2019
HSD Guide 2019
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12 November 2018

The Safer Logistics Zone at The Health & Safety Event provides a fantastic opportunity to get practical advice that you can take back to your warehouse or logsitics operation and put to good use.

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12 November 2018

Off-the-shelf manual handling training should become a thing of the past, according to advice released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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07 November 2018

The new safety campaign for 2018-19 from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) reminds managers and operators conducting work at height using MEWPs to carry out proper risk assessments, choose the correct equipment for the job and conduct thorough site and machinery inspections.

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07 November 2018

DHF’s general manager & secretary, Michael Skelding, talks about issues currently facing the industrial door sector and sets out the federation’s pro-active plans for the year ahead.

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07 November 2018

Jaap Vos, President of SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association says that given the volume of safety and guidance available, there is no excuse for occupational ill health, injury or fatality.

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07 November 2018

Resin flooring systems provide an ideal flooring solution for handling & storage facilities.

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05 November 2018

The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) represents the interests of UK manufacturers and suppliers of loading bay equipment including dock levellers, scissor lifts, tail lifts and dock shelters. In this role, the Association is a member of the British Materials Handling Association which itself is the UK national member of FEM - the European Federation of Materials Handling and Storage Equipment.

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17 October 2018

As the clock ticks down to March 29 next year – the day when, regardless of whether we get a Brexit that’s ‘hard’, ‘soft’ or somewhere in-between, Britain will leave the EU – the purpose of UKWA has seldom been more significant says the Association’s CEO, Peter Ward.

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17 October 2018

Lift truck incidents can result in a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigation. When the worst happens, organisations often lack the records which prove they have done what is legally required for compliance and safety. That’s just one reason why RTITB is encouraging the warehousing and logistics industry to go paperless with training records. Laura Nelson, RTITB Managing Director, explains.

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17 October 2018

Tackling climate change and city pollution is a key government priority, so this year has seen the arrival or advancement of many schemes designed to reduce the environmental impact of the logistics industry, says Christopher Snelling, Head of UK Policy, Freight Transport Association (FTA).

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17 October 2018

Ross Moloney, CEO of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), reviews key developments in the lifting industry as the association aspires to not only play a leading role in the sector’s sustainability but also to increase its influence in terms of statutory regulations.

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17 October 2018

Retail, it would be fair to say, is a sector that is going through a period of fairly seismic upheaval at the moment, says Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director, IMRG. But the impact of the rate of change in retail is not just restricted to the high street; there are multiple factors exerting pressure on retailers to find cost-savings and optimise performance across all areas of the business.

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17 October 2018

Each year, 1300 people suffer life-changing injuries as a result of lift truck accidents. To help us better understand the issues and challenges facing employers, Peter Harvey MBE, chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, shares his thoughts.

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17 October 2018

The FSDF is the sole trade body which represents the interests of the highly specialist businesses providing temperature-controlled logistics services across the UK supply chain. In other words, FSDF members take responsibility for the safe transport of the nation’s food. It’s a vital job and FSDF is finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time, from Brexit to tackling climate change. 

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17 October 2018

When Handling & Storage Solutions came to The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) asking for a piece outlining the key issues facing our members, there was way for us to go; the ‘B’ road. Whether you voted for Brexit or not, it really doesn’t matter; it is here and it is happening. 

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HSD Guide 2019

Welcome to The Essential Guide to Handling, Storage & Distribution – in association with Handling & Storage Solutions.

The aim of the guide is to provide a free reference tool containing all the industry’s essential associations, their view of the sector and how they can help your business.The guide also contains information provided by leading equipment suppliers.

Between them, there are unlikely to be any materials handling or logistics problems they cannot solve.

To view the online, interactive version of the HSD Guide, click here. We trust you will find this year's guide useful.

Simon Duddy
Editor
HSD Guide
sduddy@western-bp.co.uk

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