Browsing: Health & Safety

Making an impact on efficiency

From both an operational and safety standpoint, floor marking is rapidly becoming an intrinsic feature in both factories and warehouses across British industry. Whether defining areas for machinery in a factory, creating storage lanes in a warehouse

New rate liabilities calculator

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has published online at www.voa.gov.uk new rateable values for 1.75 million commercial and other non-domestic properties across England and Wales. Using the assessments, which come into effect next April,

Fire prevention – it makes business sense

Fire, in the most severe cases, is a serious threat to business continuity and survival. In fact some businesses do not recover. Deferred customers may never return.

Is the future already here?

Apart from being set to assist the move into the digital era, meeting current legislation – such as Driver’s Hours legislation and the Working Time Directive (WTD) – is already a fundamental requirement which must be addressed. This is equally as importan

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.

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