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18 September 2017

Lincolnshire based firm Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited has been fined after a worker died when the fork lift truck he was driving overturned at the company base in Grantham.

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18 September 2017

Law firm Clyde & Co says that the logistics sector has suffered the most from local authority enforcement in the first year of the new sentencing guideline, with warehousing organisations paying out six times as much as the total figure for all local authority cases in the previous year.

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12 September 2017

Storage and Materials Handling are among the categories added to Arco’s new safety expert catalogue.

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12 September 2017

With Autumn on its way, it is a safe investment to turn to Curtis Instruments for their specialist lighting options, notably the LED work lamps and the Blue Spot Visual Warning Lamps for all manner of vehicles so as to ensure health & safety compliance and to avoid costly accidents and down time.

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12 September 2017

Often users of Personal Protective Equipment need a combination of items to make sure they are adequately protected in work environments. A very common combination is head and hearing protection. To work properly, however, the different types of PPE must be compatible. 

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12 September 2017

Safety Pads has launched a colour range of British-made custom fit safety pads and post protectors for warehouses and factories. The products are designed to decrease the likelihood of any impact injuries and damage to assets in the work environment.

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11 September 2017

MiniTec’s modular aluminium profile systems make the workplace safer and more comfortable.

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08 September 2017

Footwear brand Dr. Martens' new Modern Outdoor range has been specifically designed to offer workers immediate work boot comfort and allow for a seamless transition when replacing boots.

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08 September 2017

You can greatly improve the safety of pedestrian stackers & trucks with the New ACKPad.

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07 September 2017

PPE specialist Supertouch, in partnership with Aimont, is stocking Vigorex safety footwear, featuring BASF’s ‘Infinergy’ technology.

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05 September 2017

A Derbyshire-based company has been fined after the death of a 19-year-old worker, mother 'utterly shocked that this can happen even now'.

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04 September 2017

This September, Mentor FLT Training will be urging forklift operators to ‘Show your hand’ to reduce the risk of serious accidents involving pedestrians.

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04 September 2017

In the world of forklift trucks, September has now become known as Safetember as the FLTA once again launches its initiative to maximise the focus on safe working practices and to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries.

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08 September 2017

UVEX Safety has partnered with North American safety innovator HexArmor to expand PPE offerings in the UK.

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14 August 2017

SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association is to hold its Annual Safety Conference and Exhibition on Thursday 2nd of November at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull.

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10 August 2017

A food manufacturing company has been fined after a worker fell six metres from the back of a fork lift truck.

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21 August 2017

Steps and platforms are vital to working efficiently in a warehouse, production facility or workshop. However, new purchases of access solutions require extensive planning and long lead times before they can be delivered.

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07 August 2017

A ‘one style suits all’ approach to selecting eyewear is often wrongly taken according to Sangeeta Aeri, technical manager at Supertouch.

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07 August 2017

New laminated leaflets from Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) explain why Thorough Examination is as essential for rough terrain trucks and telehandlers as it is for fork lift trucks.

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07 August 2017

According to Snickers Workwear, the REVOLUTION INFINITY from Solid Gear is what the name suggests – a revolutionary safety shoe – from the forward-thinking European brand.

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FEATURES

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08 September 2017

Toyota Material Handling UK will be providing a number of free health and safety guides and advice to visitors who operate materials handling equipment at the Health and Safety North exhibition on the 10thand 11th of October 2017.

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14 August 2017

At this year’s National Fork Truck Safety Conference (#SAFE2017), the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) will put those who have championed fork lift truck safety into the spotlight. Its Chief Executive, Peter Harvey MBE, explains why… 

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08 August 2017

There is a misconception with many employers that the role of a vehicle banksman is merely to ‘help a driver reverse’ therefore training is not required. RTITB says: unfortunately these thoughts could not be further from the truth.

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10 July 2017

Warehouse and logistics managers operating forklift fleets have two prime concerns: the safety of their staff and the efficiency of their businesses. Increasingly, they also need to consider the impact their operations have on the environment. The right choice of tyre can play a significant role in helping them address these concerns, says Trelleborg.

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06 June 2017

Stuart Taylor of Mentor FLT Training explains how a complacent attitude to safety is more dangerous than ever - for you and for your business – and advises the best way to keep ‘complacency creep’ in check.

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08 May 2017

The theme for the Warehouse Technology Group event is how investment in business-improving warehouse technology and equipment can help you meet the challenges presented by the current business climate and the growth of e-tailing.

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08 May 2017

Boots UK develops innovative in house solution to protect colleagues from pallet racking push through.

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24 April 2017

For those that wear protective footwear on a daily basis, there are some simple tips for keeping them in a tip-top condition. Here Sangeeta Aeri, technical manager at Supertouch, a PPE specialist, talks through some of the basics that can help to extend the life of footwear.

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21 April 2017

The focus on the Combilift stand at this year’s Health and Safety Scotland Event is on the company’s ever growing range of walk behind stacker trucks.

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19 April 2017

Dundee-based Graeme Madden, Safety Manager at Michelin will present alongside A-SAFE at Safer Logistics Scotland at the Glasgow SEC on May 3-4.

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10 April 2017

It seems strange to think - when we are so busy optimising and automating our logistics operations with technologically advanced solutions - that when it comes to cleaning, many sites are still rather low-tech says Kärcher.

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07 April 2017

Quality and safety are central aspects of what we do at Toyota Material Handling, so when we recently launched three new additions to our reach truck series it wasn’t surprising to find that Toyota had pushed to make the trucks even safer.

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07 April 2017

HSS Editor Simon Duddy caught up with Combilift managing director Martin McVicar at the recent Safer Logistics event at the NEC to hear how increasing safety awareness is changing material handling habits and how Combilift is developing its walk-behind products.

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06 April 2017

Visitors to Safer Logistics Scotland at the SEC Glasgow on May 3-4 will benefit from key safety learnings from one of the world’s leading air conditioning manufacturers.

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04 April 2017

Businesses whose employees routinely work at height appreciate that to comply with safety regulations they must use appropriate access equipment, yet those undertaking only occasional or seasonal activities may be unclear about their responsibilities, leading to increased risk, says Briggs Equipment.

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04 April 2017

Diversey Care outlines the close link between cleaning and safety in the warehouse.

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04 April 2017

Designing and manufacturing machines guards, cages and enclosures for hazardous equipment forms the largest part of MiniTec’s activity.

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23 March 2017

Combilift has signed a contract with Kingfisher, Europe’s largest home improvement retailer, to deliver a mix of Aisle-Master VNA articulated forklifts and Combi-WR walk behind machines to the company’s French outlets during 2017.

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17 March 2017

No matter how expensive the truck or how clever its gadgets, it can only ever be as safe as its operator. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution, UK importers for Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, explains why it’s so important to maximise your drivers’ visibility.

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07 March 2017

HGV driver safety is multi-faceted, focusing on issues as diverse as load stability and driver concentration. Technology can help but there is the danger of over-reliance, while the focus must also be on people and work culture.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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22 February 2017

Forklift truck and human interaction is one of the biggest hazards in the workplace today, in many businesses there is no way of avoiding this, that is why Fork Truck Control have developed a range of products to assist operators in reversing heavy plant equipment safely.

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13 September 2013

Drainage systems tailored to your requirements

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11 May 2016

Assist is RTITB’s online shop. As with everything we do, our training materials and safety products are designed to support high quality training and contribute to keeping people safe.

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11 May 2016

RTITB Material Handling Equipment Training can be purchased from our network of RTITB accredited providers, and can be delivered in the provider’s training centre or on an employer’s premises.

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06 March 2013

Mad Grip® TH by Polyco features evolutionary injection moulded protection zones, with thermoplastic rubber tread surface, which gives this glove incredible grip and outstanding resistance to abrasion.

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11 May 2016

What is the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence? The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is a qualification that all professional bus, coach and lorry drivers must hold. To retain this qualification, each driver must complete 35 hours of Driver CPC Periodic Training every 5 years.

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06 March 2013

Matrix® C3 from Polyco is a seamless cut resistant liner with a polyurethane palm coating, offering outstanding fit and dexterity as well as Cut Level 3 protection.

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15 March 2017

The system is a unique and innovative intelligent monitoring and call-for-action system.

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06 March 2013

Mad Grip® by Polyco features evolutionary injection moulded protection zones with thermoplastic rubber tread surface, which gives this glove incredible grip and outstanding resistance to abrasion.

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22 February 2017

The FM Stand Alone Check System is a new and exciting addition to FTC’s already extensive product range. The system aims to provide a cost effective solution to completely replace paper based pre use check lists on any type of materials handling equipment.

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15 March 2017

The system, simple to retrofit to existing FIFO flow racking, solves many typical Kanban issues, increases significantly the floor space for value adding activities and increases cash flow.

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23 September 2013

For industrial protection in any environment

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15 March 2017

WERMA’s SmartMONITOR helps to make processers lean, faster and more efficient. The wireless based data collection and transmission system is easy to retrofit to almost any machine or equipment.

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21 February 2017

The standard TXP system is designed for internal combustion engine forklifts with an electrically selectable fluid transmission. The system will stop operators from changing gears whilst the engine revs are too high or the road speed is too fast.

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21 February 2017

The Fork Truck Control Speed Zoning system offers a cost effective speed limiting solution for sites where there is interaction between forklifts and pedestrians.

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