Safety at Work

Ongrade and Visijax create proximity warning jacket that lights up near approaching vehicles

Visijax Industrial PPE garments

Ongrade launches the newest addition to its wearable anti-collision technology portfolio. Visijax high-visibility jackets light up to warn the wearer and oncoming vehicles of their proximity to each other. Visijax smart jackets and vests are manufactured by Visijax, part of the Wearable Technologies group of companies developing solutions for the …

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BITA 2016 Design4Safety Awards winners unveiled

BITA 2016 Design4Safety Awards winners unveiled

The winners of the prestigious Design4Safety Awards have been announced by BITA at IMHX 2016, recognising innovation across the materials handling industry. Six categories acknowledged achievement in Automation, Industrial Vehicles, Racking and Storage, Technology, Warehouse Infrastructure and Goods in/Goods out. The awards, being made for the third time, focus on …

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Seven RoSPA Golds for Palletforce

Seven RoSPA Golds for Palletforce

While Team GB has been racking up golds in Rio, Palletforce, the UK’s leading freight distribution company, has been awarded its seventh consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal. The achievement is unprecedented for a logistics company, and once again highlights Palletforce’s commitment to occupational health and safety. Over 15,000 pallets a night …

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Pristine Condition manual handling techniques reduces risk factors for injury by up to 94%

Pristine Condition manual handling techniques reduces risk factors for injury by up to 94%

A bio-mechanics study, recently commissioned by health & safety specialist, Pristine Condition, in conjunction with Tesco Distribution, has revealed ground-breaking results, and helped the supermarket retailer achieve 60% reduction in manual handling incidents. The purpose of the study was to objectively and technically measure the manual handling risk reduction when …

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Pyroban – new Ex standards on agenda at IMHX 2016

pyroban imhx 2016

Visitors to the International Materials Handling Exhibition IMHX 2016 are invited to visit safety company Pyroban’s stand to learn more about recent updates to legislation affecting explosion protection for materials handling equipment. Pyroban carries out explosion protection conversions for mobile equipment, including forklift trucks, so that they can be used …

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HAE EHA launch SafeHire Certification

HAE EHA launch SafeHire Certification

Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association HAE EHA has this month announced the official launch of its SafeHire Certification. The aim of SafeHire is to raise the standards across the industry and improve all areas of company operations from CSR policy, quality management, health and safety, environmental management and …

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