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Ocado logs onto Mercedes-Benz safety options

Ocado logs onto Mercedes-Benz safety options

Safety was at the top of its shopping list when online grocer Ocado ordered a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks. The fast-growing retailer is now running another 20 Actros tractor units from its Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) in Hatfield, and at Dordon, near Tamworth, and awaiting delivery of a further …

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Terex Construction launches pledge on machine safety

Terex Construction launches pledge on machine safety

Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has announced its growing commitment to safety in the product development process. Launched at last week’s BAUMA exhibition (8-14 April), the pledge commences a process to ensure the highest levels of safety in the design and build of all compact equipment. As part of …

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World day for safety and health at work

This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be held on Thursday 28th April and workplace equipment supplier Slingsby says it is a great opportunity for employers to ensure all their health and safety obligations are up to date. The day forms part of an international campaign …

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JCB machines put Economic Skips on top of the pile

JCB machines put Economic Skips on top of the pile

Economic Skips has been providing professional waste management solutions for businesses in Greater London since the early 1970s and has an unusual way of dealing with the industrial waste that passes through its facility. Economic Skips has developed a high-level approach by positioning its JCB JS220 – a 22-tonne tracked …

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Top safety accreditation for B&B Attachments

B&B Attachments

Local business B&B Attachments has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Employing over 60 people, B&B is principally involved in …

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Safety Barriers should not compromise facility hygiene

Safety Barriers should not compromise facility hygiene

Every product in the hygiene logistics trail must contribute to overall health and safety – and a new range of polymer-based safety barriers could prove revolutionary for sensitive workplaces. Dust, debris, dirt – the deadly 3Ds for those working environments where cleanliness is most certainly next to godliness. In food …

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Don’t take a risk with chemical compliance

Don’t take a risk with chemical compliance

Transporting chemicals can be extremely dangerous for all involved throughout the supply chain. However, according to a recent report from the Chemical Business Association (CBA) accidents remain at an all time low1. James Killerby, director of Hibiscus, leading supplier of labels and software for the chemical and transport industries, explains …

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