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10 May 2017

A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear at work. Snickers says it can help you keep your cool when the heat is on.

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10 May 2017

Visitors to the Genie booth at APEX 2017 will discover the new generation of Genie Lift Guard safety accessories.

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09 May 2017

The companies were fined after a worker was seriously injured by a trolley carrying hydraulic rams.

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09 May 2017

Crown has launched the WP 3010 electric pallet truck for use in lorries, supermarket aisles and other tight spaces.

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05 May 2017

Werma designs and manufactures signal technology products – beacons and sounders and also intelligent systems for optimising process control in manufacturing.

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27 April 2017

MARS Chocolate has achieved a zero per cent manual handling accident rate thanks to Pristine Condition International, an Oxfordshire-based company founded by former Olympic coach and weightlifting world record holder Davy Snowdon MBE.

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26 April 2017

The SEC Glasgow will host Scotland’s largest gathering of Health & Safety, Facilities Management, Fire Safety, Logistics, Cleaning and Maintenance professionals at Scotland Works, a two day event designed to support Scotland’s industrial, commercial and public sectors in running safe and efficient businesses and organisations, taking place on 3 – 4 May 2017.

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27 April 2017

As we all know, our weather here in the UK is somewhat changeable, so when it comes to protective workwear, how can businesses suitably prepare? Here Stephen Beresford of Supertouch explores some of the key weather related scenarios and some potential solutions.

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27 April 2017

From November 2017, tyres and wheels on explosion protected forklifts, pallet trucks, reach trucks and other materials handling equipment will need to meet new requirements due to changes to the EN1755:2015 standard.

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21 April 2017

Why you should always demand a copy of a Report of Thorough Examination.

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21 April 2017

WERMA is proud to announce the arrival of its brand new 2017 catalogue. You will find within the 300 or so pages lots of innovative products from the world of beacons and sounders together with helpful background and technical information.

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24 April 2017

Barriers perform a somewhat straight forward task in a warehouse. They are there to create an obstacle that prevents movement or access - mostly to prevent the movement of MHE from hitting numerous items including people.

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24 April 2017

SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association is to hold its first full day technical conference on Tuesday 6th June at the Park Inn, West Bromwich which will be chaired by SEMA president, Jaap Vos.

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20 April 2017

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is to host the first UK SafeStart workshop at the Ramada Hotel Birmingham, 16-17 May 2017. 

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24 April 2017

As we race towards 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, Industry 4.0 presents a huge challenge to manufacturers.

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10 April 2017

It is widely accepted that increasing forklift operating speed increases the likelihood and potential severity of accidents, so is it possible to work faster without compromising on safety?

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07 April 2017

Contact Attachments has designed and supplied Cawarden Brick, the UK supplier of reclaimed period building materials, with a bespoke Man Riding Cage available from its dedicated Telehandler range. 

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07 April 2017

From humorous ‘wet floor’ signs on the beach to absurd toilet symbols, entries have flooded in for A-SAFE’s competition to find what the public perceive to be the most unusual health and safety signs in the UK.

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07 April 2017

The ACKPad and ACKBelt are cost effective and easily fitted safety devices developed by the Weston Handling Consultancy to help improve the safety of virtually all your powered pedestrian trucks.

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07 April 2017

Safety company Pyroban has reported a significant growth in the UK in 2016 for annual safety audits (Ex-ASAs) carried out on explosion protected lift trucks. The company says that users of “ATEX” forklifts have driven demand, not the equipment dealers.

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FEATURES

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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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06 February 2017

A nationwide poll and ‘Health and Safety Theory’ test by safety barrier manufacturer, A-Safe, has revealed a worrying lack of health and safety knowledge in the workplace.

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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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13 February 2017

The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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13 August 2013

The innovative Tool – Mover is one of RUD’s latest innovations, a manipulation device for the safe turning and tilting of heavy and awkward plant items such as plastic injection moulding tools.

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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

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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13 September 2013

Industrial metalwork platforms & Gantries

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13 September 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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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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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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06 March 2013

Capilex® from Polyco is an extremely comfortable nylon glove with a patented, multi-layered nitrile foam coating that offers excellent wet and dry grip, and restricts oil penetration.

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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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06 March 2013

Dyflex® from Polyco is a lightweight, dextrous glove offering exceptional cut, abrasion and tear resistance.

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26 January 2016

MPM CASE STUDY: BRITISH MANUFACTURERS, MADE IN MANCHESTER

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13 September 2013

For all-round edge protection at height

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27 October 2014

Protecting your workplace racking is vital. A-SAFE’s iFlex RackGuard is simply the best protection you can buy.

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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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