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RAMS and Liability Insurance

RAMS and liability insurance are fundamental requirements for many companies when inviting a contractor onto site.  Safecontractor registration confirms that these are in order but many companies want to see the documents for themselves. Additionally, legislation is increasing and the list of items required by many companies continues to grow.  Anti-slavery, bribery and corruption statements […]

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Pallet truck inspection for the public sector

Pallet truck inspection for the public sector is a market we at HallmarkFIX know well.  We should, we’ve been working in it for over 20 years!  Hospitals, schools, universities, colleges, museums, art galleries and councils we help them all. What does pallet truck inspection mean? Under HSE regulations, all workplace equipment must be inspected on […]

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Cheap pallet trucks

Why not buy cheap pallet trucks?  After all, a pallet truck is just a pallet truck and you don’t intend to use it more than a few times a week.  We may not agree with this reasoning but it appears many people do.  However, we get calls on a fairly regular basis from people who’ve […]

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Pallet Truck Inspection

Do pallet trucks need a LOLER inspection?

Do pallet trucks need a LOLER inspection? It’s a question we are often asked.  Before we answer it, we need to define what a pallet truck is.  Whether it’s powered, partly powered or totally manual, a pallet truck only lifts its load to about 200mm.  It must not however be confused with a high lift pallet […]

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Cold store pallet trucks. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

The Use of Pump Trucks in Cold Storage Areas

The use of pump trucks in cold storage areas with typical temperatures of around -30 degrees centigrade may sound unlikely.  In reality, it only needs the trucks to be prepared correctly, serviced frequently and procedures to be carefully followed. It’s an equally harsh environment for humans but they can be protected with warm clothing and […]

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Pallet Truck repairs and service across Manchesterr

We Offer Pump Truck Maintenance Across Manchester

We offer pump truck maintenance across Manchester.  This is a thriving city with busy industrial and service sectors and so there must be literally thousands of pump trucks in use.  What is surprising, is how few are repaired and how many are scrapped – for no good reason! We should know, we’ve been repairing, certifying […]

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How to repoair a pallet truck. Photo by Florencia Viadana on Unsplash

3 Ways to Repair a Broken Pump Truck

Another pump truck has failed.  That invaluable but often ignored piece equipment isn’t working.  What now?  There are 3 ways to repair a broken pump truck.  Put it to one side and buy a new one?  Ask Handy Andy to have a go at it?  Maybe get the fork truck engineer to take a look […]

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Cold store pallet trucks. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Using Pallet Trucks in a Cold Store

Using pallet trucks in a cold store with temperatures in the region of -30 degrees centigrade raises several issues.  Obviously this is a harsh environment for humans but they can be protected with warm clothing and regular breaks in ambient temperatures.  For pallet trucks it can be equally difficult but the solutions are quite different.  […]

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