Garden Trolleys
 
Our heavy-duty garden trolleys are among the most popular products in the entire SafetyLiftinGear catalogue, and it's not difficult to see why: these robust little carts lend themselves to countless uses in all kinds of different environments!
 
Here are just five examples of the many places where we've seen our garden trolleys being utilised:
  • Music festivals. If you've ever been to festival like Glastonbury or T in the Park, you'll know that the car park is very often located quite a long way from the festival site itself. The long hike from car to campsite can be a huge pain, particularly if you've got a tonne of camping gear and/or beer to carry. Fortunately, there is a better way - as the photograph below shows, our utility carts are ideal for transporting your festival luggage around the field!
 
Festival cart
 
  • Trade shows. If you're showing off your company's products at a show or exhibition, our utility carts make it far easier to get them from your van to your stall inside the venue. 

  • Construction sites. Our trolleys come with pneumatic tyres that are capable of travelling over just about any type of terrain with ease. This property makes them perfect for ferrying objects around building sites!

  • Family days out. As any parents in the audience will already know, taking the family for a fun day out at the beach or the local park means bringing all manner of toys, snacks, coats, and other stuff along with you. A garden trolley from SafetyLiftinGear can make all of these items far more convenient to transport, and as you can see from the photos below, it can also be used as a means of carting the kids around once their legs get tired! 
 
Garden cart on holiday
 
  • Gardening. As you'd probably guess from the name, our garden trolleys are also very handy when you're in the garden. Our sturdy garden dump cart is a great alternative to the more traditional wheelbarrow, and no matter what you're lugging around your garden (or garden centre), it's bound to be more than up to the task.

Residents in the Tsuen Wan district of Hong Kong were shocked to find a work man working on the 10th floor of a high rise industrial building wearing no safety equipment.



The man, who had been hired to dismantle a glass window so they could install a new air conditioning unit, was seen balancing on a narrow ledge trying to get back into the building through a small window. Witnesses were so afraid of the man’s safety – they called the emergency services to prevent an accident.

The worker tried to jump through the window to exit the danger that he was in, however his first attempt failed, leaving the scared onlookers holding their breath. Luckily on the second attempt he managed to enter the building successfully.

Luckily this worker was OK and didn't slip, trip or fall. But it could have so easily been a completely different story. After all, all it takes is one misplaced step, a step on a loose piece of concrete, a gust of wind and an accident can tragically happen.

In fact, accidents from working at height are the single biggest cause of workplace fatalities and life changing injuries.  Yet we see time and time again, people who seemingly have no regard for their own, (or other peoples) safety and are willing to put their lives (and other people’s lives) at risk to will carry out work. There is no clear reason as to why people recklessly put their lives into danger in this manner; it could be that they fear that if they refuse to do the job they won’t have any work in the morning?The one thing we know is that no job is worth risking your life for.

It is your employer’s job to ensure that any work at height has been properly planned, is carried out by people who are properly trained to work at height, and that the correct safety equipment is provided. If you are not presented with the right equipment to carry out a job, you are well within your right to refuse to do the job until you either have either purchased the equipment yourself, or your employer provides you with the correct protective equipment.

The working at height regulations 2005 state that to stay safe you should only carry out work at height if it completely necessary to do so, and even then work should only commence if your workers have access to the right protective equipment. 

Not only is it important that you are using the correct safety equipment, it is important that your safety equipment is in good condition. This means that your equipment has no signs of wear or tear, not fraying and not wearing thin. If, when checking your equipment before undergoing the work,  you see that there are signs of damage – stop work immediately and replace the damaged item.

Here at SafetyLiftinGear we supply a huge range of safety harnesses, from your basic height safety harness through to more specialist insulated harnesses. If are looking for  a specialist safety harness and cannot locate it on our website, please contact our expert customer service team by calling 0808 123 6969 or email sales@safetyliftingear.com 

PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com is your one-stop shop for materials handling and load moving equipment!

PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com

We're pleased to announce that we've added a new website to our family, and if you're looking for high-quality pallet trucks and other materials handling products, this one's well worth a visit. PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com is the site in question, and it's home to a colossal range of top-notch load moving equipment.

As with the products we sell here at SafetyLiftinGear, most of the items on PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com are available both to buy and to hire, so no matter what you need, your requirements are sure to be met and your expectations exceeded! Here are a few handy links to get you started:
Edge protection system
 
We at SafetyLiftinGear were recently sub-contracted by a firm called Sweet Construct to provide a safe working area for a team of solar panel installers who were putting in a new set of panels on the roof of a building in Corsham, Wiltshire.
 
This job called for two permanent installations:
  • A permanent edge protection system. Since the roof did not have a parapet wall of at least 1.1 metres, we were asked to install a permanent edge protection barrier in order to comply with height safety regulations. We clamped the guardrail's base plates to the standing seam roof so as to avoid penetrating or damaging the roof sheets themselves.

  • A safe walkway. Sweet Construct also asked us to provide a level, slip-resistant walkway that would make it easy for maintenance staff to access the solar panels in future. Again, we clamped the walking surface to the standing seam roof sheets so as to avoid any permanent damage. 
 
Slip-resistant walkway
 
The walkway we used for this project is specifically designed for modern roof types such as trapezoidal profile composite or built-up-on-site and standing seam roofs. It is fully compliant with EN516:2006 requirements, and it can be used on a number of differently-shaped roofs (including flat, sloping, and barrel-shaped), with steps and a traverse option allowing for virtually any roof configuration between 0 and 35 degrees.
 
Not only did these two installations ensure that the Sweet Construct team were able to install these new solar panels safely and efficiently, they will also provide a safe working environment for the service personnel who'll be maintaining this solar panel system going forward.
 
SafetyLiftinGear supply and install a wide range of fall protection systems to meet any and all requirements. Please contact us today to request a quotation for your height safety solution.

UK’s Number one Material Handling Supplier expands their range of manual stackers and trolleys.

Safetyliftingear, the UK’s number one company for material handling equipment are proud to announce new additions to our manual stacker and trolley ranges.  Here at SafetyLiftinGear it is our mission to provide our customers with a truly comprehensive range of lifting equipment, Personal safety products, material handling products, and much more. All of our products have proven time and time again to withstand the test of time and have a proven record of being able to withstand the everyday stresses of construction sites, warehouses and factory environments with ease.

It feels like every week we are adding to our already comprehensive ranges. And this week is no different. This week we are excited to announce the new additions to our manual stacker ranges.

Our Manual stacker trucks are the ideal choice for manufacturing companies and businesses that operate from warehouses. Our new manual stack trucks are compact, allowing them to fit down narrow aisles, and can be used in the most confined spaces – with ease.

This week we have added 3 new manual lifting stack trucks to our range; 



500kg Manual Stacker Truck with 1600mm Lift Height

1000Kg Manual Stacker Truck with 1600mm Lift Height

1000kg Manual Stack Truck with 3000mm Lift Height

When you are faced with a job that requires lifting heavy loads, make sure you are using suitable machinery to lift the load safely. This means using machinery that has the correct Working Load Limit. All of our manual stacker trucks have a different WLL (Working Load Limit) please check that you have selected the correct equipment for task at hand.

We have also added a brand new plaster board trolley to it drywall and plasterboard handling range. This 4 wheeled trolley has been specially design to handle the transportation of large, hard to handle sheets of plywood, drywall, panelling, door and even lumber. This product also has a useful removable plastic basket so you can also transport your tools and accessories with ease. Click Here to view our new plasterboard trolley. 

Product reliability is a factor that we take extremely seriously here at SafetyLiftinGear, in fact before we offer any product to our customers we make sure that they have undergone testing to ensure that the product is of the highest quality possible, so when you are shopping with SafetyLiftinGear, you can shop in complete confidence.

If you would like more information about these products, and other products we supply then please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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