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New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

Forklift trucks used in solvent recovery and waste treatment plants will be required to have even greater safety measures from November 2017. The new EN1755:2015* standard is expected to affect the management of ATEX compliant lift trucks when static becomes considered a “normal” occurrence in Zone 2 hazardous areas. “The …

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Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Explosion protection safety company Pyroban has responded to industry demand by providing technical support for any ATEX* forklift truck, regardless of the brand of explosion protection system. “Not all explosion protection conversion companies have the infrastructure to offer the ongoing support and service needed in a typical hazardous area operation,” …

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Pyroban new “ATEX” lift trucks for Witton Chemicals

Pyroban New ATEX lift trucks for Witton Chemicals

Manufacturer Witton Chemicals has selected Pyroban to provide explosion protection on its latest forklift trucks operating in Zone 2 hazardous areas. “As a contract chemical manufacturer for blue chip companies, Witton provides a flexible and responsive service,” says Steve Owen, Operations Manager for Witton Chemicals. “Our operations are highly productive …

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Update your training for Ex-forklift engineers advises Pyroban

Update your training for Ex-forklift engineers advises Pyroban

Safety company Pyroban is advising companies that their forklift engineers may need new training ahead of the introduction of the updated EN1755:2015 standard for explosion protected forklifts in November 2017. “To remain effective and safe, explosion protected forklift trucks must be serviced and maintained by trained engineers,” explains Darren Boiling, …

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Pyroban – more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban reports a “growing population” of electric tugs being used in potentially explosive atmospheres to support manual handling. “Electric tugs can complete the ignition triangle in Zoned hazardous areas, unless they are suitably protected,” says Rob Vesty, Sales Manager, UK and Ireland, for safety company Pyroban ®. “We believe there …

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