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Goods lift in London Hilton on Park Lane

SafetyLiftinGear's chain blocks and electric hoists were recently used to dismantle a large goods lift at a hotel on London's Park Lane.

Elevator Solutions Ltd, a Kent-based company who specialise in decommissioning lifts, were asked to remove the 8 tonne lift car and all shaft pulleys. After carrying out an initial site survey and tests, the Elevator Solutions team used a 10 tonne chain block from SafetyLiftinGear to tackle the lift car.



Working at height - man working at height wearing safety harness. what does working at height mean?

Here at SafetyLiftinGear, we understand the importance of safety in the workplace. No matter what environment you're working in, every individual deserves to feel safe while doing their job.

When it comes to working at height, there are a number of different rules and regulations that must be adhered to. Back in 2005, the UK government passed a piece of legislation titled 'The Work at Height Regulations 2005', which contains a lot of important information pertaining to working at height.

The Work at Height Regulations 2005

Although there is no shortage of literature on how to protect yourself and others when working at height, you may still be wondering exactly what 'working at height' means. How do you know if you're working at height? What work environments count as 'at height'?

If these are questions you've found yourself asking, read on!



Permanent safety line

Safety line systems are among the most popular safety solutions utilised by people who work at height. They are used to protect workers from falling, whether they’re working on rooftops or trains, skyscrapers or electric towers.



Hydraulic cylinders and pumps can be used to lift a variety of materials. With so many different products on the market, it can be hard to know which hydraulic jack, pump or cylinder is right for the task at hand. To help you make the right decision, we're going to show you the pros and cons of our most popular hydraulic cylinders and pumps. Let's dive in!

Pad jack

Pad Jacks

Pad jacks are ideal if you're looking for something small and compact. They can easily be manoeuvred under a suitable lifting point and are capable of lifting items weighing up to 150 tonnes. The only downside of pad jacks is that they only offer a small lift height, so aren't suitable for all jobs. Shop our full range of pad jacks below.

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