Here at PARRS, we have a range of manual handling equipment to help your business safely transport goods and loads around the workplace. The selection of lifting equipment available helps to improve the overall safety within the working environment for employees and reduces any risk of potential damage. Discover sack trucks and pallet trucks which will help you improve the efficiency of your workplace and reduce operation times as well as load restraints to keep the goods securely in place.
Our selection of moving and handling equipment includes trucks, trolleys and dollies. Designed to help employees move goods around the workplace easily, you will find handling equipment for a range of industries and workspaces including offices and warehouses.
Securely handle and move goods with roll pallets, pallets and pallet boxes that are designed for heavy duty workspaces. The selection includes nestable roll pallets for easy storage and for sturdy manual handling that you can rely on to improve productivity.
Increase the speed of your operations with the range of warehouse picking trolleys available. Designed for warehouse staff to quickly pack products, picking trolleys allow users to navigate efficiently and is a piece of handling equipment that will increase productivity.
Find out which manual handling equipment is needed for your workplace. Discover the functionality of each manual handling equipment piece.
Thinking about adding a furniture skate or a dolly to your manual handling operations? Check out our guide on everything you need to know about dollies & furniture skates.
Looking for some advice on purchasing your next sack truck? Check out our full guide that gives you points to consider before your purchase.
What is manual handling equipment?
Manual handling equipment includes a range of products which is designed to move, lift and transport goods.
This can range from sack trucks, trolleys and more and manual handling equipment is often used for heavier items.
What is lifting equipment?
Lifting equipment is designed to transport heavy goods and materials in the workplace and warehouses from one level or location to another. They help improve efficiency and will protect workers from injury as the labour of heavy lifting is being taken care of.
How often should manual handling equipment be checked?
If you’re an employer, it’s the law to ensure your employees have access to the correct lifting equipment and are trained to use it safely. Manual Handling equipment such as Sack Trucks and Trolleys should be regularly inspected for faults, with any that show signs of deterioration or excessive wear and tear being replaced. As manual handling equipment is a piece of machinery, it is important that they are functioning to the highest safety standards. This poses the question of how often should manual handling equipment be checked? Equipment which is lifting people should be checked every six months whereas equipment which is just lifting goods should be checked every 12 months.
Manual handling with lifting equipment
Manual Handling equipment such as Sack Trucks and Pallet Trucks help reduce the risk of injury and allow employers to conform to the guidelines laid out by the HSE. However, many workplaces neglect basic inspection and maintenance recommendations on their lifting equipment which can easily lead to serious injury.
Buying your lifting equipment from PARRS helps reduce this risk, as our manual handling products undergo rigorous testing and come with a minimum 3-year guarantee for peace of mind. Not only that, but our 135 years experience in the industry has also allowed PARRS to secure long-standing relationships with leading brands such as Expresso and Ravendo, who have a reputation for unbeatable quality and reliability, and we’re proud to be the exclusive distributor of these brands within the UK.