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Step up to a safer way of working!

The ultimate range of safety steps are launched

stepsMost businesses often use a member of their staff to access something that is beyond a safe reaching height. Whether that might be reaching for a file that has been shoved up on top of a cupboard, changing a light bulb or carrying out a regular order picking task. How many times have you seen colleagues standing on chairs and desks to reach something or climbing up on machinery to gain better access? Please don’t, there is a better way.

30 April 2024/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (433)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5

Efficient order picking

The advantages of electric order pickers

electric order pickerThe world of warehousing and logistics has a crucial element of efficiency and productivity. The use of electric order picking equipment has revolutionised the order picking process and has offered a much more convenient and user-friendly solution for UK businesses.

11 March 2024/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (559)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

The ultimate guide to mobile elevating work platforms

Everything you need to know

scissor liftWelcome to the ultimate guide to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)! If you're looking to ensure safety and efficiency in your elevated work tasks, you've come to the right place.

06 November 2023/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (739)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

Mobile safety steps versus stepladders

A buyer’s guide

safety stepsWorking at height with mobile safety steps, podium steps or step ladders requires a good level of assessment of the risks involved. When it comes to choosing the correct product, several factors need to be assessed first.

19 May 2022/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1406)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Adapting forklift trucks and stackers ...

... can offer great benefits

drum attachmentBusinesses are often faced with the need to provide new or additional materials handling or access procedures in order to deal with trading expansion, health and safety implementation or new legal requirements. It is very easy to overlook the existing equipment that you already have within your organisation, that could easily be adapted to suit the task in hand.

01 July 2019/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1787)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Why choose podium steps over step ladders or access towers?

podium stepPodium steps are considered a safer method of low-level access than conventional stepladders and platform steps. They comprise of a climbing ladder frame but fitted with a 360° fully enclosed working platform area and normally come with the option of having outrigged stabilisers fitted in order to increase base stability.

28 May 2019/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (2496)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Up on the roof

Don't be a fiddler on the roof who's up there day and night

roof laddersWhen working with ladders, it’s important to choose one with the correct specifications for the job at hand. Action Handling carry a large range of ladders for use in a variety of circumstances, including two seemingly similar yet vastly different types of Roof ladder, both specifically designed to reach the roof of any building from outside. 

07 August 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (7909)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Stepping up

Working with ladders


Step Right Up The basic design of a ladder hasn’t really changed since the very earliest days of their use, some 10,000 years ago according to the most recent archaeological evidence. Ladders have been found in Egyptian tombs and Mesolithic sites, symbolic representations showing up in ancient texts from around the world.

27 July 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1770)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Step Right

Top Tips for Working With Ladders

You may be aware that Action Handling stocks a large range of ladders and accessories. But you may not know that we also have a satellite site dedicated solely to ladders and safety steps, all geared towards helping you make the right choice for your business.

29 January 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1677)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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