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Safety at Work

Improving holistic wellbeing pays dividends

Injuries arising from poor manual handling costs the UK economy millions each year

‘You can’t be a safe worker if you’re not a healthy worker’. According to Graham Sharp, Managing Director of materials handling specialist, Stanley Handling, this statement from Professor Dame Carol Black, the government advisor on health and work, should be on display in every warehouse and factory. The link between …

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Construction supply chain reduces damage with lift truck driver awareness


To minimise downtime and optimise productivity, construction materials handling operations can now combine driver awareness add-ons with the all-round benefits of the Hyster® Fortens™ lift truck series. “Safety, productivity and reliability are all of paramount importance to operations like DIY retail distribution centres or construction materials manufacturing,” says Botros Hanna, …

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Pyroban asks “Are you active?” at EUROPACK 2019

Pyroban asks Are you active at EUROPACK 2019

At EUROPACK EUROMANUT CFIA 2019, Pyroban® will be asking visitors ‘Are you active?’, encouraging businesses to consider their approach to keeping people safe in, and near to, zoned hazardous areas. “Many applications in the supply chain from manufacturing and packaging, to transport and warehousing, include Zone 2 hazardous areas where …

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Pyroban Group acquires Baldwin and Francis

Pyroban Group Acquires Baldwin and Francis

The Pyroban Group has acquired Baldwin and Francis, a Sheffield (UK) based manufacturer of explosion proof electrical equipment used in hazardous and challenging environments. “Baldwin and Francis has a long established history in the markets we already operate,” says CEO of the Pyroban Group, Brian Quarendon. “Investments and improvements at …

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