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Introducing the Multitel SMX 225 and the SMX250

30 March 2013 Email this article

Two new additions to our fleet have caught the attention of our customers recently, the SMX  225 and SMX 250 from Multitel, both incorporating a range of features which put them at the top of their class.  For example, the new Multitel SMX 225 is one of the best lightweight machines on the market for reaching those hard-to-reach spaces. It offers up to 10 metres of working out ... more

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ZT develop new range of harness-ready outerwear

30 March 2013 Email this article

ZT Safety Systems has introduced a range of outerwear specially adapted to be worn in conjunction with the ZT Safety Harness. The range of clothing includes hi-vis vests, bomber jackets, body warmers, winter coveralls and fleeces. ZT can also adapt companies’ branded work wear ready to be used with the ZT Harness.  All items in the clothing range have specially adapted flaps located a ... more

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Staying safe on MEWPs

30 March 2013 Email this article

Discussions of what more can be done to prevent entrapment accidents  have reached fever pitch recently as an Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report revealed that awareness of risk factors– and indeed knowledge of just what entrapment is – is low in many key industries.  The problem is particularly associated with the use of MEWPs, which are increasingly being used in ever ... more

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New poster warns of danger of entrapment

30 March 2013 Email this article

The latest offering in Facelift’s retro poster range warns of the danger of entrapment – becoming crushed against an overhead object or wall. This is a risk particularly associated with the use of Mobile Elevated Platforms (MEWPs) but can easily be prevented with a thourough risk assesment and the right training - the PAL+ Course is for those that regularly work where there is a risk ... more

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Facelift shortlisted for Guardian Sustainable Business Awards

30 March 2013 Email this article

We take our responsibilities to the environment very seriously here at Facelift, so we were delighted to hear we’ve been shortlisted for a prestigious Guardian Sustainable Business Award.  We are being considered for one of these sought-after awards because of the innovative measures we’ve taken to lessen our carbon footprint and to have placed sustainability as a key principal o ... more

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First ever US IAPAs a great success

30 March 2013 Email this article

Miami, USA was graced by the great and the good of the powered access industry last week as over 350 industry professionals from across the world turned out for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA). Big industry names in attendance included Michael Kneeland, CEO of United Rentals; Brad Boehler, Skyjack president; Matt Fearon, Terex AWP president; and Tim Hatch, vice president of eng ... more

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F100 Winner - March - Craig Kesteven

28 March 2013 Email this article

Congratulations to Craig Kesteven who wins £100 in March's F100 competition. Craig's shot was taken during a two day job at Kennington Park Race Course, and was using the Bronto S50XDT-J for maintenance on the high level wiring and flood lamps. The amazing reach and flexibility of the Bronto meant that they only needed to set the machine up in half the number of positions normally ... more

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Free PASMA Training from Facelift

27 March 2013 Email this article

We're offering a Free place on our PASMA training course with purchases of mobile access equipment, including; Mobile access towers, Podium steps, Combination ladders, Industrial ladders and Warehouse steps to the value of £1500 or more through the Facelift Safety Shop – www.faceliftshop.co.uk.The PASMA training course is a one day course and instructs ind ... more

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Working at height top of the agenda at Safety and Health Expo 2013

3 March 2013 Email this article

Without careful attention to health and safety, working at height can be one of the most risky practices around, so it’s no wonder that it’s top of the agenda at this year’s Safety and Health Expo, which takes place at the Birmingham NEC on the 14th - 16th May 2013.    The Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA) will be playi ... more

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Little brother is watching you...HSE Inspector snaps rogue company

3 March 2013 Email this article

One Trafford firm weren’t smiling after their poor health and safety practices were caught on camera by a passing HSE inspector.    Workers from Stretford Scaffolding Ltd were filmed taking down scaffolding without safety measures to prevent them being injured in a fall as they worked outside a row of terraced shops on Ripponden Road in Oldham.   Neither of the two men sta ... more

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