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26 September 2018

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

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01 October 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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13 June 2018

Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has launched the PBPL12 electric hand pallet truck that is suitable for transporting loads to 1.2t.

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16 May 2018

Yale Europe Materials Handling has expanded its tow tractor range with two new models offering greater towing capacities. The Yale MT70 three-wheel and MT80 four-wheel rider tow tractors are well suited to busy automotive manufacturing applications and other just-in-sequence (JIS) and just-in-time (JIT) environments.

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27 March 2018

Currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, Advanced Handling has recently moved to much larger premises in Peterborough in order to increase the UK manufacture of its material handling equipment due to high demand.  

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27 March 2018

While manual handling can’t always be eliminated completely, there are always opportunities to reduce it. This is where powered trucks can make a positive impact by improving health and safety, increasing productivity and potentially reducing labour, according to Toyota.

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27 February 2018

St Clare Engineering's Grab-O-Matic fork attachment and pedestrian drum handlers provide a safe and efficient solution for anyone loading or unloading drums from lorries or containers, de-palletising or just generally moving drums around a workshop or factory site.

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17 January 2018

Toyota has launched two order picking trucks equipped with its remote drive feature t-mote to help increase productivity in picking processes, improve ergonomics by reducing operators’ fatigue and contribute to a safer work environment.

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07 December 2017

To help those who need to load or unload drums from lorries or containers, de-palletise or just generally move drums around a workshop or factory site, St Clare Engineering offers a range of Grab-O-Matic fork attachment and pedestrian drum handlers.

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06 December 2017

Hosokawa Micron was approached by Fabric manufacturer Vlisco which wanted a contained drum handling solution that would provide a physical barrier between operator and product to protect its workforce from contact with airborne, fabric dye. 

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23 October 2017

Weston reports an excellent response to its new Weston Anti-Crush Kick-Pad (ACKPad). The device protects operators from injury, employers from injury, equipment from damage and trucks from accident damage. claims.

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08 June 2017

Following 30 years of designing, manufacturing and installing scissor lift tables Advanced Handling wanted to exceed customer expectations in its next solution, with added value and peace of mind top priorities. This prompted the development of Elevation static scissor lift and the decision to include a three year guarantee and free servicing as standard.

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05 April 2017

At ScotlandWorks, Toyota Material Handling UK will be showcasing a range of hand pallet trucks and powered pallet trucks that reduce manual handling and personnel will be on hand to provide support and free safety resources to visitors who use materials handling equipment.

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13 March 2017

If you need to lift or move drums, de-palletise or just generally move drums around a workshop or factory site in hazardous areas, St Clare Engineering offers a range of Grab-O-Matic ATEX fork attachment and pedestrian drum handlers that are designed to provide a safe and efficient solution.

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06 February 2017

Advanced Handling will be exhibiting at the Health and Safety Event at the NEC, Birmingham and lists three reasons why you should visit the company's stand.

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10 February 2017

Advanced Handling, a supplier of bespoke manual handling equipment, is celebrating its 40th year of improving workplace safety and operational efficiency across many UK industries. 

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10 February 2017

In 2015 Heathrow Airport engaged dorsaVi to conduct a ViSafe Comparison Assessment on the musculoskeletal impact of using manual handling aids for the transfer of airport baggage versus the impact of transferring baggage without the use of aids. The results of this study led to a significant increase in compliance with manual handling aids among baggage handlers.

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13 December 2016

In all fleet operations, ensuring the correct vehicle is used for an application is key, asserts Bradshaw Electric Vehicles. While many people are familiar with ride on electric vehicles, it could be that a pedestrian controlled walk along vehicle may be a better solution.

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16 November 2016

If you need to lift or move drums, de-palletise or just generally move drums around a workshop or factory site in hazardous areas, the St Clare Engineering range of Grab-O-Matic ATEX fork attachment and pedestrian drum handlers offer a safe and efficient solution.

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30 November 2016

New stainless pallet trucks have been introduced by Logitrans to meet the requirements of industries such as food and pharma, where wet and aggressive environments require materials that are corrosion-resistant and easy to clean. 

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FEATURES

02 October 2018

Nu-Star has designed and manufactured a bespoke kiln car attachment for its signature electric-powered tug to solve Shaws’ moving needs.

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02 December 2016

Research from Kansas State University suggests that 71% of senior manufacturing executives have used some form of the just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing method in their processes. Here, Andy Owen, managing director of electric tug specialist MasterMover, offers advice on how businesses can successfully manage a system based on JIT and improve their safety record

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21 November 2014

Specialist automotive yarn manufacturer Autofil Worldwide has increased efficiency and improved health and safety since bringing MasterMover’s SmartMover equipment into its Nottingham-based operation

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04 March 2013

Terex Corporations Leicestershire plant is the Centre of Excellence for Crushing Technology for its Materials Processing business. It is focused on reducing the risk of accidents and injuries to its employees and has invested in two electric-operated tugs for moving 16t crusher machines through the production process

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23 June 2015

High end staircases, balustrade & architectural metalwork

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28 October 2016

Chase Equipment is a long established manufacturing company with almost 90 years` experience, who specialises in the design and build of bespoke goods lifts, scissor lifts and more recently disabled access lifts.

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23 June 2015

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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23 July 2014

Two re-built Sidetracker multi-directional reach trucks are providing a leading specialist steel stockholder with versatile, reliable materials-handling performance at half the cost of new machines.

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23 July 2014

A twin man-up order-picker with full 360º turning capability has been built by Sidetracker Engineering to enable Acenta Steel Distribution, part of the Acenta Steels Group to achieve fast, efficient order processing at its warehouse near Bolton, Greater Manchester.

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23 July 2014

Steel stockholder Abram Pulman and Sons Ltd has taken delivery of two more Sidetracker multi-directional lift trucks as part of a major investment to increase storage capacity and reduce manual handling at its West Yorkshire premises.

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23 July 2014

Three Sidetracker multi-directional sideloaders with 15 years’ service behind them have crossed the Pennines from Lancashire to Nottinghamshire and are maximising storage space for their new owner, a leading manufacturer of PVC-U extrusions.

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10 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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28 October 2016

A Mobile Yard Ramp is the best solution for safe and efficient loading and unloading of containers and trailers by forklift truck when no dedicated loading bay is available

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23 July 2014

Five Sidetracker multi-directional lift trucks are providing Senior Architectural Systems (SAS) with space-saving, high-productivity materials handling performance at its central warehouse near Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

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28 October 2016

Modular Loading Docks - A modular loading dock is a great way to convert a ground level warehouse operation or any building inside or outside with no loading dock facility turning it into a dedicated loading bay area suitable for pallet trucks, roll cage and forklift truck operations and incorporating cross dock facilitation.

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23 June 2015

Industrial metalwork platforms & Gantries

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23 June 2015

For all-round edge protection at height

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28 October 2016

At Chase we have some of the most experienced service engineers in the business and we understand fully how important it is to keep operations running smoothly and continuously.

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23 June 2015

Manual & pneumatic for top loading tanker access

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