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19 July 2017

A North West manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was struck by a fork lift truck.

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18 July 2017

From the 1st September, anyone training as a fork lift truck operator will find the test considerably tougher than ever before.

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18 July 2017

New laminated leaflets from Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) explain why – particularly in agriculture and construction – where accident rates continue to be high – Through Examination is as essential for rough terrain trucks and telehandlers as it is for fork lift trucks.

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14 July 2017

RAVAS has introduced the RAVAS-SafeLoad: an aftermarket product for forklift trucks that provides both weight and stability information in a single combined display.

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13 July 2017

Weston Handling Consultancy says that the safety of pedestrian stackers and trucks can be greatly improved with the new ACKPad anti-crush kick-pad.

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13 July 2017

Weston Handling's ACKPad has been included in the FLTA's “Pick of the Year” for 2017 and has made it to the finals of the annual awards, in both the safety and innovation categories.

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13 July 2017

JSP, the independent manufacturer of above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE), was first past the post in the UK and Europe after being awarded BSI Certification to the new PPE Regulation for a range of protective products.

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12 July 2017

Do you understand the potential risk of using launderable garments?

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12 July 2017

New Arco tests reveal several UK distributors are still selling substandard CE marked products.

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12 July 2017

SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association’s first full day technical seminar on Tuesday June 6 proved to be a major success, says Jaap Vos, SEMA President.

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11 July 2017

French premium safety footwear brand Jallatte has launched its new J-Energy collection catalogue, featuring soles made with Infinergy, the pioneering new material that absorbs shocks and returns their own energy to the wearer with every step.

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10 July 2017

An international food company has been fined £333,000 after a fork lift truck collided with a visiting recycling company driver.

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10 July 2017

Warburtons has been fined £1.9m after a worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt.

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10 July 2017

According to HSE, there are approximately 622,000 cases of reportable work-related accidents occur in the UK each year. Such accidents often involve ladders.

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10 July 2017

UniCarriers has developed the Driver Presence Sensor (DPS) – an ergonomic alternative to the dead man’s switch on order picking trucks.

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10 July 2017

Samuel Grant Packaging has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. The accreditation demonstrates that Samuel Grant Packaging’s engineers work to exceptionally high safety standards when working at customers’ sites.

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10 July 2017

A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers LITEWork garments are designed to help you keep your cool when the heat is on.

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04 July 2017

To protect workers during aircraft spray-painting, Cambridge International Airport has installed nine Talentum flame detectors and one Fireray beam detector from FFE.

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30 June 2017

A-SAFE is celebrating a month of achievements after winning an Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Award at the recent Made in the UK event, where they received recognition for exceptional sales growth and inventing new damage detection product, RackEye.

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03 July 2017

SHS Handling has released the PowerGlide 1200, said to be a fully electric pallet truck for half the usual cost.

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FEATURES

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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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03 March 2017

TCM dealership director Graham Jones makes a persuasive case for the most important part of the forklift being the seat.

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14 February 2017

Challenges and trends come under spotlight at Birmingham NEC, 21-23 March 2017.

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02 February 2017

Windsor Materials Handling has opened an Immingham-based training facility in a bid to reduce forklift accidents.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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21 February 2017

Firetrack is a fully automated self seeking re extinguisher system, designed for specific designated applications rather than a flood system, though it can be used for this purpose.

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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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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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08 May 2013

Racking inspections form an integral part of any pallet racking maintenance and repair system. Highlighting problem areas is key to running a safe warehouse.

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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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13 September 2013

Interior & Exterior Kerbing systems

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08 May 2013

Racking repairs and racking maintenance is an essential part to the day to day running of any warehouse facility. The Rack Group's main priority is to make sure all racking repair and racking maintenance work on every customer’s sites is carried out in good time.

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06 March 2013

Polyco, the UK’s market leader in designing, developing and supplying high quality hand protection to the industrial, consumer and medical sectors has released its list of top 10 gloves suitable for workers in warehousing, transport and logistics.

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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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06 March 2013

The Freezemaster® II from Polyco is a premium quality leather glove, which is exceptionally comfortable whilst keeping you protected, warm and dry.

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13 September 2013

For all-round edge protection at height

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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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06 March 2013

The Dyflex® Ultra from Polyco is a high performance seamless knitted glove with outstanding cut resistance and dexterity.

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09 January 2014

Lifting Points for Bolting – Ultimate Safety in Lifting with the RUD PowerPoint Star RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding.

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13 September 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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