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Custom lifting sling

Here at SafetyLiftinGear, we pride ourselves not just on our wide range of high-quality lifting equipment but on our ability to provide bespoke lifting solutions for virtually any job.

We recently received an enquiry from R Turner Loft Conversions, a team of contractors based in Dorset. Specialising as they do in loft conversions, they frequently work at height, and they needed an easy way to lift materials such as roof tiles, OSB, plasterboard, etc.

Custom sling in use

We'll let Rick from R Turner Loft Conversions tell the rest of the story:

"We are a small team, and we have been struggling over the years to lift some materials up a ladder, so we decided to purchase a decent hoist.

"I decided that I required 4 slings with a sling hook on each end. I searched the Internet and ended up speaking to James Bertham at SafetyLiftinGear.

"I sent James a couple of rough sketches of what I was trying to achieve and how I intended to use the slings. James supplied me with the correct tailor-made strops, and my simple idea worked perfectly.

"Thanks very much for supplying these custom lifting slings."

If you need a tailor-made solution for a troublesome task, call SafetyLiftinGear on 0117 9381 600 to discuss your requirements with one of our heavy lifting experts. You can also email sales@safetyliftingear.com.

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EDELRID pride themselves on creating professional equipment for mountain climbers and outdoor sporting enthusiasts alike. For a limited time only, you can get some huge discounts on a range of EDELRID products including climbing bags and safety helmets. Take a look at our discounted products below & make sure you get your orders in quickly - these offers won't be around forever!

EDELRID Climbing Bags

Throw Bags

Above, you can see the two EDELRID throw bags (in red and yellow). The red bag is EDELRID's 250g throw bag. It can be used with a throw line as part of your rigging, is made of extremely resilient material and has a robust eyelet for fastening your throw line. This handy little bag is now available for a heavily discounted price of £11.98 inc VAT. The yellow version of this bag works in exactly the same way but has a slightly higher weight capacity - shop EDELRID's 350g throw bag for only £11.98 inc VAT now.

Harness Stuff Bag

The third and final bag you can see included in our offer is the EDELRID Harness Stuff Bag. This is a bag designed to keep all your gloves, tools and accessories safe while you work at height. It features a handy drawstring that can be tightened or loosened quickly and without too much hassle. This bag is perfect for keeping things tidy while you climb.  Now available at an incredible price - only £10.19 inc VAT!

EDELRID Climbing Helmets

Starting with the silver helmet on the left, we have a great offer on our Edelrid Serius Height Work Climbing Helmet! This helmet has been designed with professionals in mind and can be used in extreme conditions. It features a chin strap retention system, removable inner padding, 4 robust head torch clips and more. You'll be pleased to hear that this helmet is also EN 12492-compliant, so you can wear it with confidence. This helmet was £64.50, but for a limited time, you can purchase one for only £47.98 inc VAT.

Our final discounted EDELRID product is the orange helmet on the right - the EDELRID Zodiac Climbing Helmet. It's a comfortable and lightweight hybrid helmet that's made of an injection-moulded ABS shell and an expanded polystyrene foam inner coating for improved shock absorption. It has large vents to give a nice flow of fresh air while you're climbing & it comes in three different colours to suit your style! You can get the EDELRID Zodiac Climbing Helmet for only £38.38 inc VAT!

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Now's your chance to get some high-quality climbing equipment at incredibly low prices! Don't miss out. Place your order now or speak to a member of our sales team and place your order over the phone - 0117 9381 600.


Don't you just glove it when there's a great offer on?! Well, today's your lucky day. Here at SafetyLiftinGear, we're having a huge sale on some of our most popular gloves!


LifeGear Half Finger Impact Gloves

These gloves are a firm favourite because they offer protection without restricting movement. The EVA foam padding dampens shock & impact while the velcoro design makes them incredibly easy to adjust. Now available for £5.98 inc VAT!

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Life Gear Cut Resistant Safety Impact Working Gloves

Perfect for use in autumn and winter, these thermal-lined gloves come with an anti-slip palm and a contoured neoprene cuff. They're designed to be super comfortable while still providing ample protection from cuts and scrapes. Now only £13.80 inc VAT!

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LifeGear Green Latex Grip Builders Gloves

If you're looking for a great pair of gloves for light work, these green latex grip builders gloves are a great option. They keep your hands warm and protected, without limiting your range of movement. Whether you're working outdoors, in a warehouse or on-site, these gloves will be your new best friend. Now only 66p inc VAT! (That's cheaper than most chocolate bars nowadays!)

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LifeGear Cut-Resistant Impact Safety Gloves

These gloves are the best option if you're looking for hand and knuckle protection. They feature TPR impact protection on the back, as well as reinforced stitching for increased durability. The anti-slip technology on the palm of the glove provides additional grip and comfort. Now only £11.94 inc VAT!

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LifeGear Safety Impact Working Gloves

Do you work in harsh environments? These gloves come fitted with TPR impact protection across the back of the hand & will protect you from potential pinch injuries. They are abrasion and tear-resistant and offer a comfortable, secure fit. Now available for only £6.90 inc VAT!

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Don't miss out on these awesome deals, they won't be around forever! As always, if you have any questions about the products in this blog, don't hesitate to get in touch 


Fork extensions on a forklift truck

Fork extensions offer a simple solution to the problem of an extra-large pallet or a load that is too large for your forklift truck's standard-length forks.

The fork extensions simply slide over your existing forks, adding a bit of extra length to better support the load. The extensions are secured with heel pins so they can't slide off when in use.

How to Calculate Fork Extensions

Before selecting your fork extensions, measure the width and thickness of your fork truck's forks. Then check the dimensions of the fork extensions to ensure they will fit. The extension length MUST NOT exceed 66% of the forks.

You MUST refer to the fork truck manufacturer's manual to ensure you do not exceed the loading capacity of the truck.

For any help or advice please contact our sales team, who are on hand to answer your questions.

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