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22 Jul 2021Category : LOLER

What does it take to plan a LOLER lift?

When it comes to planning a LOLER lift, lifting operations are required to be arranged on a case-by-case basis. This is specified and enforced by the HSE ( Health and Safety Executive). Many operations require basic minimal plann

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22 Jul 2021Category : LOLER

What is LOLER?

LOLER is a regulation that was passed in 1998 replacing the Construction and Use (Lifting) Regulations of 1961, which required each piece of lifting equipment to undergo an overload test every four years. LOLER was put in place to ensure that all lifting

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14 Jul 2021Category : PUWER

What is PUWER?

PUWER is an abbreviation of duties placed on individuals who operate, own, or control any work equipment and machinery used in the workplace by employees. PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998) is in place to select appropriate equi

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02 Jul 2021Category : Miscellaneous

The right vehicles and equipment are vital in making your business run smoothly and efficiently. However there is another aspect to consider- how do you keep track of what you have, how it is used and all the projects you are working on? This is where our plant manageme

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10 Apr 2015Category : Buying Advice

With any business costs are a crucial consideration. However value for money is about more than simply the amount of cost of what you buy. With the right approach you will find there are a number of benefits to purchasing used plant machinery.

Lower cost

This is likel

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10 Apr 2015Category : Buying Advice

The problem with the term “used” is that it brings up the mental image of “used car salesman”. The stereotype is of a dodgy spiv with a moustache fiddling with the speedometer and generally charming people into buying something dodgy they don't need. In reality this ste

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