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Cycle Storage Solutions

You’ve got the state-of-the-art bike, the aerodynamic helmet, the body-hugging lycra, and the king of the mountain attitude. It’s time to saddle up your carbon fibre pony and ride in to work! Cycling is, without a doubt, a major…

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A Buyer’s Guide to Sack Trucks

Sack trucks (also known as hand trucks or sack barrows) are a sound investment for any workspace where manual handling tasks are carried out. But which type of sack truck should you choose?  There are many types, styles and…

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Dollies & Furniture Skates – What you need to know

Effective manual handling is often a case of finding a simple solution to a complicated problem. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) define manual handling as: “…any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down,…

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Guide to selecting Workplace Matting & Flooring

Here’s a quick guide to the different types of workplace matting options available: Entrance Matting 80% of dirt is brought into your working environment on foot.  Dirty and wet floors increase the chance of pedestrians slipping over.  Entrance Mats…

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Guide to Heaters

If you’re fed up with feeling cold indoors, then an electric heater could be the ideal solution to warm you up. Read this guide to find out more about buying heaters for your workplace. How much do you need…

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Safety Tips for preventing Winter Slips & Falls

It’s that time of season where slips & falls occur at an increasing number.  Slip and fall accidents increase during the Autumn and Winter season for a number of reasons: there is less daylight leaves fall onto paths and…

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Selecting the right Office Chair

Selecting a good office chair with the right comfort and ergonomic features is really important, especially if the user is going to be sitting in it for long periods of time. PARRS have a wide choice of office chairs;…

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Guide to choosing the right Pallet Truck

If your workplace has a warehouse or factory it is a health and safety necessity to have the right equipment to move heavy loads. Pallet Trucks are the easiest, most economical method of doing this. Before you buy, consider…

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Guide to selecting Hazardous Substance Storage

It is the responsibility of an employer to provide suitable storage for storage of flammable and hazardous liquids. There is some very useful guidance regarding this on the HSE website. In an ideal world we would not need to…

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How to choose Bike Storage for the Workplace

There are multiple benefits to an employer in offering staff secure cycle storage at work. Health A healthy employee is a happy and productive employee. By encouraging your staff to cycle to work, you are offering them the healthy…

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Guide to the safe use of Shelving, Racking and Pallets

Most businesses use shelves to store goods and materials, and racking units are often used for storage in warehouses and factories, typically in conjunction with pallets. Shelving and Racking Shelving and racking must be suitable for its purpose and…

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How to use the amazing Multi Trolley

Multi Trolley teaches us all that simple ideas are often the best. PARRS have been selling handling equipment for 130 years so when we were told by this Scandinavian company that they had a product that would revolutionise furniture…

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Manual Handling With Sack Trucks

Workplace accidents are a common occurrence – with the majority of them being completely avoidable by using the right equipment and training your staff to use it properly. It’s estimated that at least 35% of injuries that lead to…

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3 easy steps for filling pesky pot holes…

Pot Holes seem to be a peculiarly British disease. When travelling  in France, driving is a real pleasure; you can take a drink of water without wearing the contents of the bottle, and you can drive in a straight…

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