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Following our new distribution partnership with Armorgard, here at Lifting Equipment Store UK, we would like to take this opportunity to discuss the importance of hazardous substance storage, and provide you with some easy to remember tips and tricks to ensure that you’re storing your chemicals, in turn, guaranteeing the safety of your onsite personnel – afterall, your safety is always the priority.

 

ALWAYS SEEK ADVICE

Storing hazardous chemicals, flammable substances and harmful gases is subject to many strict policies and regulations. Let’s face it, at the end of the day, you and your employees health and safety is at serious risk.

Legally, many substances can be stored on site, many must be stored outside, and quantity limits are often imposed. It can seem a complicated subject. But we would stress that research will always pay dividends. Don’t hesitate to seek advice. Why not take a moment to check out www.hse.gov.uk

In any warehouse or loading bay, there’s going to be a lot of heavy lifting to be done. While we might pride ourselves on how much we can carry, when it comes to moving pallets up to a tonne in weight, it’s about time to use some lifting equipment.

If you’re wondering, “what’s the best tool for moving heavy pallets?” then you’re in the right place. At Lifting Equipment Store, we’re here to guide and inform you – so you can feel fully confident in the equipment you use at work.

Hydraulic and winch pallet stackers, or stacker trucks, might be precisely what you need to get things moving in your industry. This article will explain what they are, what they do, and how they could become a vital part of your workplace arsenal.

And if you still have questions by the end of the article, then contact a member of our LES team, and they happily will fill you in on anything else that you’re unsure about.

Traditionally forklift trucks are used to offload goods supplied on pallets going into storage and then out for shipping or loading, but, they have so much more potential. There are so many lifting and moving jobs that need to be carried out in an industrial environment where you can put your forklift to good use. Just by adding attachments, you can dramatically improve the capability of your forklift by turning it into a multi-purpose handling tool.Forklift truck attachments are used to remove manual input from the lifting process, they are used with your existing forklift to carry, hoist, push, scoop or clamp. Below we will explain some of the options and how they can be used. There are many types of attachments available including;

 

Jibs and Hooks

Jibs and Hook attachments fundamentally turn your forklift into a mini crane or hoist, these work by sliding over the fo...

Have you ever asked yourself questions that are along the lines of ‘Why we need fall arrest harnesses?’ or ‘What's the difference between this version compared to other harnesses?’ 

Whether you have or maybe you've started a new project where you've been advised you will need a fall arrest harness, or any harness, you've landed in the right place. 

If at any point in this article you've got questions on how any of the variations of this safety equipment can help you, please contact a regularly trained member of the LES team who will be happy to help guide you on products that will provide an effective solution for you. 

Let's start off by uncovering the basics around this particular piece of on-person equipment by asking the question... 

What are Fall Arrest Harnesses?

When you are working above ground, your personal safety is ev...

If you are in an industry that deals with heavy machinery it is likely you have come across crane scales. This piece of equipment will provide you with the ideal solution for weighing heavy loads and machinery.

This article aims to give you an overview of what this piece of equipment is, the difference between the two different versions, how you can use the equipment, the safety measures to take whilst using, and the benefits of purchasing one. 

If by the end of this article you have any questions on if this is the right piece of equipment for you, please contact an experienced member of the LES team who we will be more than happy to help guide you through your options.

What are Crane scales?

They are heavy-duty scales used for the suspension of large or heavy items.

This weighing item can be the ideal solution for identical applications to a standard scale, however, it could be where a hoists crane is being used an...

It is likely you have seen platform trolleys before but just not known it. You may have been told you need one as a solution to move your goods from point a to point b with ease and not known where to start, what type is right for you, and how exactly you can use one.

Well, you've come to the right place!

Whether you know what they are or have never heard of one before and are now looking to get one, this article has something for you as we're going to be breaking down everything to do with a platform trolley.

The team at Lifting Equipment Store (LES) always wants to make sure the focus is on you as a customer which is why we put together articles like this to delve into all the details around lifting products and solutions that can drive more value to your business and it's customers.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about this moving piece of equipment ...

If you're in an industry that requires the lifting of equipment, it's likely you're familiar with machine movers. This moving equipment will provide you with an ideal solution for the transporting of heavy materials and machinery.

However, you might have been told you need a machine mover to do a certain job and are not aware with them. If that's the case, then this article will give you a breakdown of everything you need to know about this handy piece of equipment.

In this article, we will look at what this piece of equipment is, how they can be used by your team, safety advice for using them, and the advantages they will have in store for you

If by the end of the article you have any further queries, please contact a member of our LES team and we will be more than happy to help guide you through your options. 

What is a machine mover?

To ...

Load cells are an important piece of measuring equipment that can help you when it comes to checking weights, loads, and identifying what other lifting equipment you need to do the task at hand.

The team at Lifting Equipment Store (LES) always want to make sure that you have the right equipment and accessories to do your task at hand effectively. This piece of measuring equipment can be a fundamental part of your lifting tasks at hand and a great accompaniment to your existing range of lifting equipment.

That's why in this article we're going to outline what load cells are, the benefits they can have for your business, and the different varieties that are available for you to choose from.

If at any point in this article you've got questions on how this piece of equipment can help your business specifically, you can contact a member of the LES team who will be happy to help you.

What are...

Have you ever asked yourself the question: "how can I maneuver the heavy loads coming into my floor space easier?" Well, furniture movers can likely be the answer to your lifting and maneuvering challenges.

At Lifting Equipment Store (LES), we always aim to ensure our customers and website visitors can be fully informed about a product and service we offer while also giving you ideas to make you positive that it's the right solution for you and your team's challenge.

That's why in this article, we're going to break down what furniture movers are, why you should use them, the benefits of each type, and safety precautions to take before use so you've got all the information you need before making the purchasing decision.

If you get to the end of this article, or at any point during your read of this article, you would like to find out more about this piece of equipment specific to your busines...

It's likely you've seen beam clamps before but might not have needed one until now where you realise what they actually are.

If you don't know what this piece of equipment is, that's no problem at all as this article is going to break everything down for you.

In this article, going to be looking at everything to do with what this fixing accessory is and how they can help your business.

Lifting Equipment Store (LES) always wants to make sure the focus is on the customer which is why in this article we're going to do a deep dive into what this piece of equipment is and how they can help your business with its challenge.

If by the end of this article you have questions on how one of these lifting solutions can help your specific business challenge, please contact a regularly trained member of the LES team where they will be happy to discuss bespoke solutions to yo...

Have you ever wondered what a spring balancer is? Chances are that if you use lifting equipment within your business, it's likely you've come across one before, just not realised it.

At Lifting Equipment Store (LES) we always want to make sure our valued audience is informed of all the options available within the lifting equipment arena.

That's why in this article we're going to look at with you what these product are, give an example, explain the advantages of using them, and the benefits it can bring to your company.  

If by the end of the article you require any further information or advice on whether this solution is right for your business challenge or the product range available, please contact an experienced member of the LES team where they can discuss a tailored solution for you.

What is a Spring Balancer?

This item can play a key...

Our LES furniture movers are used to make light work of heavy loads and are used in all environments. These include workplaces, schools, hospitals, and any environment that requires loads need to be moved without being lifted high from the ground.