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16 May 2019

Toyota Material Handling has extended its tow tractor line-up with a range produced by Simai, specialist in the towing business and part of the Toyota group. A new electric vehicle, Toyota 3TE25, has been introduced to replace the current heavy-duty range.

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18 September 2018

Toyota Material Handling UK will be displaying a range of equipment aimed at reducing manual handling at Health & Safety North. 

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09 August 2018

MANUAL HANDLING is one of the most common causes of injury at work and causes over a third of all workplace injuries. But these injuries can be prevented by making sure your organisation is equipped with the right knowledge and skills.

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18 July 2018

Mitsubishi launches a simple, effective and affordable powered pallet truck...

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02 June 2018

Toyota Material Handling will be showcasing a range of products which help to reduce manual handling and protect workers at the Safety & Health Expo.

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14 March 2018

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced its Rebel 235ic Series of portable multi-process welding machines to expand the Rebel 215 series, which it introduced last year.

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14 March 2018

Due to their position and weight the removal and replacement of heavy concrete and metal manhole and trench covers makes them an ideal culprit for back and finger injuries which can be compounded if the covers corrode or crumble.

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09 January 2018

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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13 November 2017

The new clamp attachment from Packline Materials Handling has been designed to suit the lifting and rotation of reels of film, foil, paper and various packaging materials.

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01 November 2017

Over the last two years, a staggering 4.5 million working days were lost to workplace injuries. A fifth of these were caused by manual handling.

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27 October 2017

An installation of six loading pods designed by Stertil Dock Products has streamlined operations, shortened work cycles and increased productivity for Wells Farm Dairy.

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18 October 2017

Contact Attachments has unveiled an upgraded version of its Rim Grip Drum Handler, which has already proved to be a valuable piece of kit for a specialist weatherproofing company.

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04 October 2017

The clamp attachment, with removable inner rollers, has been designed to provide optimum flexibility with the lifting and rotation of rolls of film, foil, paper and various packaging materials.

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04 October 2017

Material handling and automated pallet storage systems require robust and reliable distance / location measurements for an efficient system.

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02 October 2017

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

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29 August 2017

Slingsby says that it offers great choice, value and expertise in the supply of workplace equipment.

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21 August 2017

Anyone who has ever moved a mattress knows how difficult it is to man handle due to the awkward size and weight.

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31 May 2017

In a move designed to increase loading efficiency and operator safety, Costco, a cash and carry membership warehouse club, has commissioned the installation of a Thorworld Industries’ 12,000Kg Deluxe Type 6 Loading Ramp to improve processes at the company’s UK distribution depot in Crick, Northamptonshire.

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23 May 2017

With the specially developed ‘Logi-Tilt’ from Packline Materials Handling it is possible to lift and tilt hospital beds ergonomically and safely.

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30 May 2017

The Talent in Logistics Conference has been confirmed as the host for the ‘Lift Truck Instructor of the Year 2017’ live competition.

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FEATURES

09 January 2018

Lizzie Kenyon, tutor at RRC International, looks at how businesses can minimise the risk of injury and maintain safe systems of work when it comes to manual handling

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20 September 2017

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. Laura Nelson of RTITB explains some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

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01 February 2017

The Health & Safety Executive has published the second version of HSG246 Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock. The guidance covers storage of metal stock, lifting and handling, as well as transportation of metal on the road. So how does this affect you?

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01 February 2017

Slightly over a third of MEWP-related incidents reported by UK rental companies involve delivery drivers. What are the most common pitfalls to avoid and how can delivery drivers keep safe?

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07 September 2016

Let’s find out more about the 2016 Safety Excellence award winners, dorsaVi, winning in recognition of its workplace injury assessment solution, ViSafe and its work with Heathrow Airport.

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06 April 2016

More than a quarter of the reported cases of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in UK manufacturing last year occurred in the food and drink industry. Paul Fenner, of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) Food and Drink Group, highlights some of the work being done within the industry to address the issue.

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28 January 2016

According to independent research, if your business uses hand pallet trucks you could easily be falling foul of the law. HSM asks Stewart Gosling, national sales manager at Red Diamond Distribution, why this is.

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18 January 2016

Should companies re-examine the quality of manual handling training provided to their employees if they want to see real practical and business benefits? Andy Cartwright, technical manager for Mentor, is urging firms to do just that.

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28 October 2014

Batteries for lift trucks and other motive power applications are usually chosen on the basis of their performance and whole life costs but for many operators an increasingly important factor is the safe handling of their power sources. Making the right choices can help improve sustainability and health and safety compliance.

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23 January 2013

The installation and removal of computer servers within the telecommunications industry is vital. Whilst the actual process isn't technically difficult,problems do arise with handling of servers, especially when housed within a blade enclosure or chassis

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02 March 2018

Hose and Cable management is a major factor in health and safety in the workplace and the Kiowa AV Slow Retraction reel is a must.

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02 March 2018

Hose and Cable management is a major factor in health and safety in the workplace and the Kiowa AV Slow Retraction Powder Coated reel is a must

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09 March 2018

Whipcheck Safety Cables prevent hose whipping in the event of a coupling failing or failure of compressed air and other high-pressure connections.

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08 March 2013

• Improve workflow • Identify spare capacity • Track waiting parts • Allocate work to technicians

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24 September 2013

For industrial protection in any environment

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05 March 2018

From 1" to 6" in a wide range of material options, TODO-MATIC® Dry-Break® couplings offer advanced fluid handling solutions for a diverse range of industries.

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08 November 2018

The First Aid at Work course is designed to help employers meet legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and is formally certificated by the First Aid Industry Body (F.A.I.B. approved).

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04 July 2013

The VacuCobra has been specifically designed for lifting boxed goods up to 50 kg... QUICKLY.

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05 March 2018

Workwear providing maximum protection for welders, electricians, industrial workers and groups exposed to electrical hazards, fire and heat risk, liquid chemicals and harsh outdoor environments.

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05 March 2018

Handle-Tech Hose & Pipe Safety Handles are an innovative tool designed to improve safety and efficiency for manual handling of hose and pipe.

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04 July 2013

Protema electric lifter can be used as box lifter, sack lifter, reel lifter, drum lifter, crate lifter, bale lifter, tyre lifter and more.

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10 June 2013

The economic solution to an ergonomic problem

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05 March 2018

The RS system meets the highest safety requirements and benefits the process, people and workplace as well as your budget while making work much more easy and efficient.

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02 March 2018

Hose and Cable management has now become a major factor in health and safety along with improving efficiency in the workplace.

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