Providing the best and most effective site equipment is something that we here at SafetyLiftinGear.com pride ourselves on, and when we are able to increase the amount of specialist equipment available to our customers, it is something that excites us. This is exactly what we have done with the introduction of three brand new pieces of site specialist equipment. Each one allows site workers to safely and effectively perform a number of lifting tasks for specific products found on site.
The first of our three new pieces of site specialist equipment are Manual Balance Pipe Laying Hooks. Made from strong profiled beam construction, these pieces of lifting gear are especially useful for the lifting and transporting of concrete pipes. Available in 500-3000kg for the lifting of 1m pipes and 1000-3500kg for pipes measuring up to 3m. Suitable for a variety of lifting tasks.
The second of our three new site specialist equipment are Kerb Lifters. Designed for the safe and reliable movement and placement of precast concrete elements, kerbstones and similar materials. This piece of lifting equipment has been designed for universal use, its grippers have been manufactured with a wide opening and fully automatic switching from empty to full. Available in three different sizes (900kg, 1500kg & 4000kg), no matter what weight of goods you need lifting, we are sure to have the Kerb Lifter suitable for the job!
The third and final addition to our specialist site equipment is the Highway Diver Clamp. This is produced for the safe and trusty transportation of concrete protection wall sections in the new ‘New Jersey’ style. As a result of the huge pressure exerted by its mechanical tongs, the rubber-lined jaws have the ability to grip wet and soiled sections with relative safety and without leaving any damage whatsoever.
These are exciting additions to our collection of lifting equipment and will provide great lifting solutions across the construction industry. For increased flexibility, all of these lifting products are available for both purchase and hire as we understand that not everyone is able to commit to purchasing as a result of financial and practical reasons. If you are interested in renting or buying any of these pieces of lifting equipment, simply visit the product page of your desired product and click the ‘Hire Me’ or ‘Buy Me’ option. After this, follow the on-screen instructions until your purchase or rental enquiry is complete.
If you are having trouble doing this or require further information regarding any of these products, please do not hesitate to contact us today!
When operating a cherry picker, it’s important that proper safety procedures are in place and that the right safety equipment is selected so that falls and other height related accidents don’t occur.
Ensure there are mandatory general use and emergency safety procedures in place, and that all people on site or operating the cherry picker are aware of them. It is also important that these safety procedures are practiced before the cherry picker is operated to guarantee their effectiveness in case of an emergency.
The more windy or rainy the weather the conditions are, the more dangerous using a cherry picker becomes. High winds can cause cherry pickers to move and sway while heavy rains can make the platform incredibly slippery. An operative who has had the correct training should be able to make a sensible judgement about whether or not it is safe to use the cherry picker.
People who aren’t operating the cherry picker are also at risk of being injured if tools or equipment aren’t properly secured and fall from the cherry picker. That’s why it’s important that the area around and beneath the cherry picker is properly cleared and cordoned off while the cherry picker is in use.
Having a suitable fall arrest system in place is inevitably the most effective measure to take to prevent an operator from falling from the cherry picker. The person operating the cherry picker should wear a fall arrest system, usually consisting of; a full-body harness, a lanyard and a suitable anchor point on the cherry picker’s basket.
Here at SafetyLiftinGear, we offer a range of height safety equipment including the following Safety Harnesses that are perfect for preventing falls when using an access platform or cherry picker:
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At SafetyLiftinGear we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible shopping experience. If you have any questions, or if you’d like any advice on buying or hiring our fall protection harnesses, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Here at SafetyLiftinGear.com, we strive to make each and every one of your tasks as easy and safe as possible by providing the highest quality of equipment available. We have once again increased our ability to do just this with our range of Air Lifting Hoists, now available to both purchase or hire straight from our website - The perfect piece of equipment to move or transport heavy loads across site when mere manpower just isn’t enough.
Thanks to their heavy-duty nature, our collection of Hoists has the ability to manipulate and manoeuvre a range of loads from 250kg all the way to 2000kg, catering for all sorts of lifting jobs. Making them the ideal solution when it comes to lifting and moving heavy structural materials or for repeatedly handling smaller goods within power plants, shipyards, construction sites and assembly lines.
Our range of Air Lifting Hoists is manufactured with a compact and lightweight aluminium housing, powered by a compressed air feed, meaning all have a 100% duty cycle - perfect for constant use. They are operated by a cord control which is attached to a bracket on the hoist valve. Lifting heights range from 3-10m and can be extended by special request. For individual product features, please visit our Air Hoist page and view your desired product for further information.
250kg Pneumatic Air Lifting Hoist 3-10mtr Lifting Height
2000kg Pneumatic Air Lifting Hoist 3-10mtr Lifting Height
Our range of Air Lifting Hoists is available for all your lifting and moving jobs today. If you have any questions or require further information regarding our hoists, please do not hesitate to contact us today by calling 0117 9381 600 or email email@example.com, where a member of our customer service teams will be more than happy to help. Click below to view our full collection of Air Lifting Hoists and begin your order or rental enquiry.
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This month we have some very exciting news. We have recently started stocking chain slings from the renowned Italian chain company, Weissenfels. Weissenfels, now part of the KITO Group, was founded in 1462 and since then has developed and expanded its manufacturing processes and product designs, to make it one of the most recognised industrial chain suppliers in Europe today!
We have an extensive range of Weissenfels Chainslings available to our customers, from a 1.5 Tonne 1 leg Chainsling, all the way up to an 11.2 Tonne 4-leg Chainsling. All of Weissenfels’ Chainslings are made using premium European manufactured, high-quality chain and components and come with a 12-month warranty, so you can purchase them with absolute confidence that they’ll get the job done.
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Here at SafetyLiftinGear we only distribute products from reputable market leaders, and we are delighted that we can share Weissenfels’ products with you. If you’d like any more information about Weissenfels, or if you have any other queries, please Contact Us.
We at SafetyLiftinGear are having a clearance sale on some of our PPE products! If you need to protect yourself while working, we think you'll be very interested in these excellent online-only offers:
Available in three different colours (red, blue and yellow), this protective helmet is lightweight yet tough. It can be adjusted to provide a comfortable fit for your head.
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These ear defenders feature large, foam-filled ear cups that protect your ears from loud noises. They're comfortable to wear, too!
Be sure to check out our PPE clearance range in full - and be quick, because once these products are out of stock, they're gone for good!
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Anchor points are the first of three very important components of an effective fall arrest system. Choosing a suitable anchor point location and mechanism can make the difference between life and death if a dangerous fall was to occur.
There are a few things you need to consider when selecting the right anchor point:
Some anchor points are suitable for numerous people to use at once. This is ideal in settings such as public climbing walls or technical training centres. At SafetyLiftinGear, we now stock Lyon ANCHORA Bolt-on Anchor Devices (as seen above) that offer up to five attachment points!
Different anchor points offer other types of benefits. We stock a range of products that can be easily installed and uninstalled to allow for movement as your work project or climbing activity progresses. Here are some of our top picks:
All of these Anchor Points are guaranteed to provide optimum safety when in use, however, they aren’t the only Anchor Points we offer! If you’d like to see the full range of Anchor Points that we currently stock then please click below:
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Respiratory protective equipment, often referred to as Respiratory PPE is worn when an individual is working in an environment where they are exposed to hazardous substances in the air. Choosing the right Respiratory PPE for a particular working environment, and ensuring employees are using it properly is essential to their safety.
If there is a respiratory hazard in your workplace your employer should:
A half mask respirator covers the nose and mouth of the wearer and is held in place using adjustable straps. As the wearer breathes, air travels through the filters and is cleaned before being inhaled. At SafetyLiftinGear, we supply A1 Cartridges to filter out organic vapour and gases. We also supply the Half Mask Respirator itself, which has been carefully designed to ensure a secure and comfortable fit when worn.
SafetyLiftinGear stocks a range of Dust Masks, including:
Please ensure that you read the details of these products carefully before purchasing to ensure you are choosing the right mask for the job.
Emergency escape breathing apparatus is a self-contained breathing system that incorporates a half mask, a hood, and a cylinder of air that can be used in extreme situations where an individual requires breathable air immediately. For example, in a confined space or during a fire. This equipment should only be used in emergencies – the cylinder will provide oxygen for approximately 10 minutes.
We hope that this makes choosing the right respiratory PPE for your workplace an easier task. If you’d like to look at our entire range of PPE and Workwear, click here.