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14 January 2019

The best way to avoid incidents, disruption and make a saving is to set time aside for training when companies take on agency forklift drivers, says Stuart Taylor, MD, Mentor Training.

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10 January 2019

HGV drivers can face sleep, fatigue, drug, and alcohol problems among a wide range of driver health issues. Safer Logistics will give managers the tools to develop a proactive approach to tackling these and other problems.

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09 January 2019

Specialist UK storage manufacturer Safety Unlimited offers a broad choice of hazardous storage options, such as The Relocatable Safety Store and the Multi Purpose Storage Unit.

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02 January 2019

A courier service company has been fined after an agency worker was hit and run over by a fork lift truck.

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09 January 2019

Linde Material Handling has been announced as a finalist for the Safety category at the FLTA awards.

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11 December 2018

One of Combilift’s new products has been named as a finalist in the Safety Category of the FLTA Awards for excellence 2019.

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09 November 2018

A familiar face to millions of rugby fans, television presenter Mark Durden-Smith, has been announced as host of the Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2019.

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29 October 2018

The SHE Awards are free to enter and celebrate achievements in the health, safety, security and fire sectors.

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24 October 2018

Leeds-based garden shed manufacturing company, Woodlands Homecare, was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed.

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22 October 2018

Pioneering armrest now available with Mitsubishi GRENDiA ES.

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15 October 2018

Curtis’ red Safety Zone lamp is already widely used in warehouses across the UK.

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03 October 2018

Addgards have developed the Bollard Sleeve to slide over existing steel bollards to protect against weathering and erosion.

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03 October 2018

Numerous lift truck incidents result in injury or death to LGV drivers, but what causes this? And how can employers prevent loading bay incidents?

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03 October 2018

Infrastructure services provider FM Conway is fitting Labcraft Banksman manoeuvring lights to all new HGVs and has already retrofitted the system to its asphalt fleet and selected vehicles in its ‘grab’ fleet - as part of its commitment to leading best practice on road safety.

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14 September 2018

A logistics company has been fined after a worker died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle. Tuffnells safety arrangements failed to take account of a slope in the yard.

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14 September 2018

Toyota Material Handling UK will be displaying a range of equipment aimed at reducing manual handling at Health and Safety North 9th & 10th October 2018 at Event City, Manchester.

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10 September 2018

Safety in the storage in industry is well within reach when you follow best practice according to SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association.

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30 July 2018

A Cheshire-based trailer manufacturing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a load on a fork lift truck and left with multiple injuries.

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03 July 2018

If a pedestrian walks into the “blind spot” of a forklift truck, there is potential for an accident to occur, so Linde has developed a Surround View system to prevent such hazardous situations from arising.

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29 June 2018

Contact Attachments designs and manufactures an extensive range of forklift jibs from its base in Mid Wales, helping customers to handle long and/or awkward loads through providing additional reach to their existing equipment. The jibs also support users in effectively lifting loads which are unable to be palletised.

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FEATURES

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20 November 2018

Black Friday is a great day for business but don’t let it come at the expense of your workers’ health, cautions Michael Paton, policy lead for musculoskeletal disorders at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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04 October 2018

It’s a disturbing fact that loading bays are dangerous places. Such accidents frequently result in life-changing injuries and, tragically, fatalities. Stertil Dock Products outlines measures you can take to protect workers.

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21 September 2018

Responding to confusion over LOLER requirements in the marketplace, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed the CFTS position that hand pallet trucks with maximum lifting heights below 300 mm are not subject to LOLER.

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06 August 2018

Crown Lift Trucks will be exhibiting a cross-section of its market-leading equipment at the forthcoming Health & Safety Scotland event at the SEC, Glasgow (12-13 September 2018), with a special show price promotion on one of its most popular models.

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16 July 2018

As the winners from the 2018 Awards for Excellence continue to bask in their success, organisers, the Fork Lift Truck Association, are busily preparing for the Awards’ silver jubilee. With such an important milestone approaching, the FLTA would like you to get involved. Its chief executive Peter Harvey explains why. 

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09 July 2018

As the world’s number one supplier of materials handling equipment, Toyota is committed to innovating and continuously improving safety in all areas.

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06 July 2018

A timber yard has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were struck by a sideloader.

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29 June 2018

Elokon’s mobile driver assistance system ELOshield provided the safe solution for a particularly demanding set of circumstances for a large shoe retailer.

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24 July 2018

When a fork truck operator switches trucks or tasks they may well require conversion training, says Adam Smith, general manager of AITT.

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20 June 2018

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

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21 May 2018

Linde Material Handling has launched two new lighting products after the sales success of its BlueSpot lighting system.

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16 May 2018

SEMA Approved Installation Companies (SAICs) have followed in the footsteps of SEMA Distributor Companies (SDCs) in offering up their businesses to an in-depth quality audit.

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20 June 2018

Whether a business is moving goods around the warehouse or on the road in transit, when it comes to pallets, load retention is key, says Kite Packaging.

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13 April 2018

Typically, order picking applications would not be the first thing you would associate with health and safety risk, but order picking is a labour-intensive process.

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16 March 2018

Increased safety awareness has prompted a huge uptake in hydraulic overload check devices for Abbey Attachments, exclusive UK supplier for Ravas products. HSS editor Simon Duddy hears more from Paul Saunders and Nicky Whittle from Abbey.

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12 February 2018

With the rising number of serious injuries from forklift accidents, truck manufacturers can — and should — always be looking for ways to make forklifts safer. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution, UK importers for Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, explains the thinking behind the latest safety innovation from Mitsubishi… 

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05 February 2018

What should businesses look for when choosing Lift Truck Instructor training? Simon Docherty, RTITB instructor academy manager explains how to select the right training to meet the needs of their business, their team and the law.

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05 February 2018

Powered equipment for back of store and back of truck from Toyota Material Handling UK.

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05 February 2018

While the number of industrial accidents is generally falling, this is sadly not applicable to the operation of forklift trucks. So any technology that can improve on the current statistics should be adopted wherever and whenever possible, says Alexander Glasmacher, managing director, Elokon.

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08 January 2018

2018 is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet for the Western Business Exhibitions, Health & Safety Event at the NEC, 10-12 April 2018.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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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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21 February 2017

FTC has developed a range of visual warning devices suitable for any type of materials handling equipment. The safety lighting range has been developed to enhance site safety and increase pedestrian awareness of the presence of moving hazards.

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21 February 2017

The speed limiter is a very comprehensive and highly reliable product. The system hard ware is produced by Siemens VDO and has been fitted to over 1,000,000 vehicles worldwide.

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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 August 2013

RUD Chains Ltd is a leading manufacturer of high-quality chain components and systems, is ISO 9001 certified and retain an impressive product portfolio delivering high performance chain products to suit the most demanding applications.

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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

Each pedestrian that works in the specified “danger” area will be issued with an active RFID transmitter that continually emits a dedicated radio frequency, this is then detected by a truck based unit.

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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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21 February 2017

FTC have developed a range of camera systems to act as a security system and/or as a driver aid. Manoeuvring plant equipment safely can be difficult at times and an FTC camera system with in cab driver display offers the driver additional views to assist.

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