materials handling


National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of operator training

As part of its continuing commitment to raising safety standards across the material handling sector, UKMHA is once again championing the cause of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More

‘The only workplace ergonomic wearable that your workers will actually wear’

Soter SmartFix is an adaptable piece of hardware enabling the Soter wearable devices to be attached to any personal equipment. Read More

UKMHA launches new Awards for Excellence 2022

The UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) has announced the date for its new Awards for Excellence scheduled to be held this year. Read More

Tip-overs: #1 killer of forklift truck operators

According to OSHA, tipping accidents are biggest single cause of fatalities among forklift operators. In almost every case, the driver was ‘mousetrapped’ between the truck’s overhead guard and the ground. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution sets out the causes and what you can do to prevent it happening to your operators. Read More

CFTS supports National Forklift Safety Day

Tuesday 8 June 2021 is National Forklift Safety Day, and the materials handling industry is once again being encouraged to get involved, share guidance and take action to make sites safer. Read More

Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose?

Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose? Some top tips for improving materials handling safety and efficiency on site. Read More

‘Poor lift truck inspections could pose risk to life’

Thorough Examinations should be completed by qualified engineers, says CFTS — the body behind the national standard. Read More

Re-focussing on accidents that don’t need to happen

As the return to work continues and businesses focus on being COVID Secure, Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland, reminds us that none of the risks inherent in construction have vanished and should not be forgotten about. Read More

3 steps for returning to work with material handling equipment

Material handling equipment provider Mentor offers some simple steps to getting operators and equipment safely back up and running, as lockdown eases. Read More

Are you doing enough to ensure worker safety?

  By Amy Alton, Mentor FLT Training Britain’s roads are possibly safer for pedestrians today than they have ever been. Read More



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