Browsing: Health & Safety

The 2005 ratings revaluation

There is a general perception that business rates are set by local authorities and used to pay for local services. In fact, the rate poundages are set nationally, local authorities are mere collection agencies for the Central Government and rateable value

Safety an issue on truck choice

Ford Motor Company has taken on 20 warehouse trucks from BT Rolatruc for use in its 140,000sq m engine plant in Bridgend, Midglamorgan. The plant, which makes Zetec engines for Ford cars and various V8s for Jaguar and Land Rover,

Safety scheme in demand

The new CFTS Thorough Examination scheme, developed by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), has got off to a good start.

Cost savings and safety come first

Davis Derby has added two products to its successful TruckLOG range which provide significant benefits in cost savings and safety. They are the Forward Reverse Speed Interlock (FRSI) and Speed Zoning.

Thinking outside the box

“The Midlands is a vibrant market with plenty of scope to respond to the changing structural and legislative requirements of the logistics industry,” says Stuart Mair, of Birmingham agent Knight Frank. “The drive towards consolidation spearheaded by major

Latest Triple-deck charger improves health & safety

Chloride Motive Power’s new three-tier charging system offers optimal space use and improved health and safety for warehouses and other electric vehicle fleet users. Other battery manufacturers offer a double-deck system of battery chargers, but CM

Latest petrol tankers among the safest

BP is taking delivery of 30 new petroleum semi-trailers from Heil Trailer International, which have a number of features making them among the safest on the road. The new tri-axle, six compartment, 41,400 litre semi-trailers will be used in

Tracebility – necessity not luxury

The Foot and Mouth epidemic in 2001 propelled food traceability issues to the top of the agenda for farmers, government ministers and consumers alike.

Powered MHE benefits health and safety

Faster and safer working methods are being realised by Harman Motive having installed new powered pedestrian stackers and pallet transport from Jungheinrich at its Bridgend manufacturing complex.

The narrow escape

Tractel (UK), in conjunction with Stayfast UK, has developed a solution which will enable operators of stacker truck equipment in narrow aisles to escape in the event of an emergency.

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