Author Archives: Anglia Handling
Until now, Demag have offered their Manulift electric chain hoist in lifting capacities up to 250 kg. The range has now been extended to an increased lifting capacity of 500 kg. The Demag Manulift has the lifting controls combined in … Continue reading
Keeping your staff safe on site – and working to their full potential – is not only about procedures and systems. It can sometimes come down to selecting the right equipment to get the job done efficiently and carefully. When … Continue reading
From fearing being rained off to having a scaffolding-related nightmare to tell, anyone who has ever worked outdoors in the construction industry will know the highs and the lows of the trade.
Vacuum lifting equipment is extremely useful for handling heavy or unwieldy loads. However, it is important that it is used safely. Here’s a quick overview of the general rules for the safe use of vacuum lifting equipment.
DIY jobs can involve working at height. Painting and decorating, window cleaning, gutter repairs, clipping hedges, pruning trees – all can have you dangling off the end of a ladder and wondering “Is this really such a good idea?” Here … Continue reading
As the summer disappears and the winter weather approaches, it’s time to consider how to use your vacuum lifting equipment safely out on site, regardless of the conditions. Here are some tips on how to keep calm and carry on lifting, … Continue reading
If your trade means that you are regularly working outdoors, it is important that you are fully kitted out with the appropriate lifting equipment. Having good quality and reliable equipment will ensure that your loads are safely lowered and lifted, … Continue reading
When operating lifting equipment, it is imperative that you are aware of the weight of your load – particularly when lifting cumbersome or heavy loads – and with good reason. Cranes, hoists, slings and other types of lifting equipment all … Continue reading
When working on a construction site, and when working at extreme heights, the safety needs and requirements of all workers is incredibly important. To keep everyone protected, workers and employers must ensure that personal protective equipment and related safety kits … Continue reading