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13 November 2020

We have both physical and virtual events planned for 2021, to give attendees with broad preferences every opportunity to learn and improve their warehouse operations in preparation for the challenges ahead.

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13 November 2020

The Health & Safety Event is set to return on 27-29 April 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham. The leading safety event provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and network as the country hopefully gets back to normal in 2021.

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11 November 2020

Jaap Vos, president of SEMA outlines some of the key considerations when undertaking storage equipment maintenance inspections.

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10 November 2020

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, yard ramps and dock shelters. In this role, the Association is a member of the British Materials Handling Federation which itself is the UK national member of FEM - the European Federation of Materials Handling and Storage Equipment.

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05 November 2020

The HSE has released annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain, showing that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. However, more than half of Britain’s working days lost in 2019/20 were due to mental ill-health.

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03 November 2020

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

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12 November 2020

A bumper retail peak period expected online? Hard to see otherwise, says Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director, IMRG who speculates on the shape of Peak 2020.

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26 October 2020

Accreditation for Basic forklift operator training is nothing new. However, in the current logistics landscape, where safety is perhaps more prominent than ever before, many organisations are now showing an interest in the clear benefits Accreditation offers through standardising the quality of forklift operator training, and in turn safe operation, says Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB.

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17 November 2020

The UK has affirmed its commitment to becoming a carbon-neutral economy in law; the Climate Change Act 2008 now includes the target to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 2050. While the UK’s total carbon dioxide emissions are falling steadily, having decreased by 39% since 1990, the transport sector still has a long way to go before it reaches its goal of complete decarbonisation, says Zoe McLernon, Policy Manager of Multimodal at Logistics UK.

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26 October 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), describes how the world’s leading lifting association tackled the adversity posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and is shaping the way it supports its members going forward.

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26 October 2020

Safe work at height is underpinned by risk assessment, proper planning and management of operations. A few extra steps can mitigate risk, including those posed by Covid-19. There are also tools in the training armoury to help operators, supervisors and managers learn remotely – and even in virtual reality.

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26 October 2020

Tim Waples, Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, reveals a brand-new intensive safety campaign specifically designed to support those who work with materials handling equipment.

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26 October 2020

2020 will forever be remembered as the year that everything changed. Covid-19 altered the way we worked and the way our professions were viewed, pushing everything we do and the individuals and businesses The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) represents into the public limelight, says Chief Executive Kevin Richardson.

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26 October 2020

CFTS reveals why a Thorough Examination is key to ensuring every single part of your forklift is in safe working condition, and how your site could do more damage than meets the eye.

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26 October 2020

The challenges faced in 2020 have shone a spotlight on the strength, resilience and importance of the cold chain, says Shane Brennan, Chief Executive of Cold Chain Federation. Cold storage and distribution businesses continue to pull out all the stops to make sure that fresh and frozen food has been in place to refill supermarket shelves, to help meet the surge in demand for home deliveries, and to service hospitals and other key workplaces at all times.

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HSD Guide 2020

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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