Safety at Work

AITT appoints new MD

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) has appointed Dave Sparrow, as its new Managing Director. Formerly General Manager, and with a wealth of engineering and electrical experience, he is ideally suited to head one of the industry’s best-respected accrediting bodies. Dave began his working life in 1976, leaving school …

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RTITB drives National Lorry Week at local school

As part of National Lorry Week, leading workplace transport regulatory body, RTITB, took one of its training academy lorries to a secondary school, to help inspire the next generation of logistics professionals. On Thursday 29 October, RTITB provided Dormston School in Sedgley, near Dudley, with a lorry from its Instructor …

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Renault Trucks launches ‘Ready for Business’ range of Pre-Bodied Renault Master by Renault Trucks

Renault Trucks has announced the launch a ‘Ready for Business’ range of pre-bodied Luton, Tipper and Dropside vehicles built on the Renault Master by Renault Trucks platform. Pre-converted by Renault Trucks’ nominated coachbuilder, VFS Southampton, with full European vehicle type approvals, the Ready for Business range can be delivered from …

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Driving change at access vehicle safety training provider

A North East provider of health and safety training courses covering forklift, mobile plant and elevated working platform operations is the first in its sector to benefit from new self-assessment and improvement planning software to improve its readiness for Ofsted inspections. Health & Safety Training Ltd, which operates from an …

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Process Technologies boosted with Big-Bag handling

). The explosion potential of dust laden atmospheres can be high where handling powdered chemicals, but with more innocuous food based components or metallic powders all being susceptible to ignition where critical air/dust content conditions are reached. The JDN big-bag handling hoists are purpose designed and feature twin overhead trolleys …

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Hiab crowns MOFFETT World Championship winner

MOFFETT, part of Cargotec’s Hiab business area, has crowned Jan de Vaan from Baustoff-Metall, the Netherlands, winner of the first ever MOFFETT World Championship, which was held this weekend, 23-24 October 2015, at MOFFETT’s factory in Dundalk, Ireland. Jan de Vaan took the title driving a MOFFETT E4, with a …

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