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PVC Foam Matting - All You Need to Know
PVC Foam Matting - All You Need to Know

Posted on May 10, 2016

There are lots of jobs in the world that require employees to stand for extended periods of time. Whether these jobs are in retail, restaurant, manufacturing, heavy commercial, an industrial setting, standing for a long period of time can be strenuous on the feet, legs, back and other parts of the body. Standing on hard and unforgiving surfaces is primarily to blame for this growing discomfort and fatigue, and the solution is simpler than one might think.

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Making the Most of Quality Hose Protectors
Making the Most of Quality Hose Protectors

Posted on April 28, 2016

Quality cable or hose protectors are handy products that home and business owners could use to prevent tripping accidents while also protecting wires, hoses and cables from any kind of impacts. When shopping for hose and cable protectors, it is imperative to select the best items in this category with your specific needs and goals in mind. You should ask yourself the following questions before making a purchase: Do I need a semi-permanent or temporary cable protection?

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The History & Usefulness of The Acrylic Convex Mirror
The History & Usefulness of The Acrylic Convex Mirror

Posted on April 19, 2016

Convex mirrors are all around, in stores, parking garages and on the street almost everywhere we go, but people give them little to no thought when they see them. Have you ever wondered about where they come from, how they were invented and their importance in modern society? The creation of convex mirrors became possible with the advent of glass blowing in the mid-1700s. When a glass blower had a hot glass bulb they would fill it with a mixture of metals while it was still hot, coating the inside.

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What Kind of Trolleys Does Your Business Need?

Posted on August 27, 2015

Range of Fetra Trucks and Trolleys All businesses are in need of a way to move inventory without causing injury to its employees. A heavy-duty platform trolley is the perfect tool to get the job done. These can be tailored to meet the different needs of your company. These devices come in a variety of styles and functionalities, so you won’t have trouble finding one that is perfect for your industry. Platform Trolleys If your business is in need of a heavy-duty trolley to transport materials, the platform trolley is the righ...

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Four Types of Shelving Units You May Need For Your Business

Posted on August 25, 2015

Shelving systems are an integral part of any business. Whether it is a retail space or large industrial building, these devices can keep products neatly displayed; but they are not all made from the same materials. Some are made from sturdy metal and others have small plastic bins to keep small item organized. When it comes to selecting the right one, you should consider the different types of shelving units available on the market and their uses. Wire Shelves - Kitchen Shelving If your business is in need of shelving systems that provide more visibility to the products or an in...

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Be in Charge With our Laptop Charging Lockers!

Posted on May 22, 2015

There’s nothing worse than being on your phone, laptop or tablet and it running out of battery! Whether you are at work, school or the gym, laptop charging lockers are a revelation for those of us who are always on the go and might not be at home long enough to get a fully powered battery on our electronic devices. Considering technology plays a huge part in our lives today, the majority of people need and depend on devices such as mobile phones and laptops in order to carry out work and personal duties, even when they are on the go. Millions of businesses today use laptops, and keeping them safe and secure from damage should be a top priority. It should be a great comfort knowing that day o...

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Buying for Bars and Restaurants – Are You Prepared?

Posted on February 09, 2015

Whether it’s a birthday, engagement, anniversary or just a general special occasion, certain industries can constantly feel the effects of being extremely busy all year round. Restaurants, bars, clubs and pubs in particular will probably be packed (even more than usual) this upcoming weekend as dozens of couples walk through the doors hoping for a special evening filled with delicious food and drinks on Valentine’s Day! Having said this, it is surely beneficial to prepare yourselves and your staff in the best way possible, certifying that your areas used for preparation are fully stocked and organised and your customers are aware of all the available facilities aro...

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Labelling Hazardous Storage – GHS

Posted on February 04, 2015

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, also known as GHS, is an internationally recognised system that conforms to consistent criteria regarding the classification and labelling of chemicals. Chemical classification is extremely important; it helps you to be aware of how the chemicals you are supplying could potentially harm you, others around you and the environment. If you are unsure about the legislation regarding the labelling requirements of chemicals you may be handling and supplying, visit the HSE website for more information. Understanding GHS The GHS was created by the United Nations, after development began...

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Ramp Up Convenience and Safety with Workplace Utility Ramps

Posted on April 29, 2014

Workplace utility ramps are designed to provide convenience and prevent tripping accidents at your office, warehouse, workshop, departmental store, or anywhere else where you're dealing with uneven floor levels or kerbs. If you have ever tried to push a pallet truck, trolley, or wheel chair over a kerb or step, you know how hard it can be to negotiate just a few inches of height difference. Utility ramps solve the problem and make wheeled movement between uneven levels very easy. Types of Utility Ramps Apart from the broad variety of ramps available at The Workplace Depot, there may be other variants of this simple contraption that you could buy at your local hardware store. However, the utility ramps that we offer are tested and guaranteed for quality. Each utility ramp comes with specified...

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Order Picking Trolleys - Types and Uses

Posted on February 18, 2014

As petty as it may seem, it is important to think twice before you choose a trolley for your workplace. A heavy duty trolley would seem useless in a grocery store, whereas as a shopping cart has no business whatsoever in a warehouse. With the increasing varieties of trolleys in becoming available each day, retailers should choose wisely for their own convenience. Warehouse Trolleys Warehouses are large buildings that are purpose-built for storing goods. Shipments are regularly loaded and unloaded in warehouses; hence, warehouses are generally equipped with loading docks. The frequent transfer of heavy consignments calls for firmly-built and spacious order picking trolleys. The trolleys that are usually...

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How Speed Ramps Play a Role in Urban Traffic Calming

Posted on January 21, 2014

Construction sites, heavy traffic times, and weather hazards can make roads dangerous and speed ramps are playing an important role in helping traffic to move more slowly and safely. Known as traffic calming devices, speed ramps or speed bumps are used both in residential and commercial settings. Designed to slow the speed of vehicles to safer speeds of fewer than 20 mph, speed ramps are usually constructed of high-density rubber. These systems have been employed on European roads for decades, and have proven to make both driving and walking safer. Today, traffic-calming measures like the speed bump are in use in North America and around the world. As a result, thousands of traffic accidents and fatalities have been avoided. In Residential Neighbourhoods Traffic...

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Common Uses for the Kick Step Stool

Posted on January 20, 2014

BUY KICK STEP STOOLS direct here The kick step stool has been around for many years... it is used in so many different ways for such a high number of applications that you may not even have noticed the kick step the last time you visited a store or other public place. History of the Kick Step Stool Although there is not a single number for every type of kick step stool, one brand name was traced back to 1940, when a safe-making business was sold and then its product line expanded. The new and improved product line included step stools and rolling ladders. The safe-building company already had much experience with the bending of...

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