Workplace and Health & Safety

Wheelchair Ramp with Rails

All Weather Wheelchair Ramp with Rails - New Product Alert

We are pleased to announce that we have increased our range of all weather wheelchair ramps to provide more length options. Our wheelchair ramp with handrails are now available in 4ft, 5ft and 10ft as well as the usual 6ft and 8ft options that were already available. These Wheelchair Ramp with Rails are part of our all weather range and can be left...
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Accessibility & Disability
Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month - July 2023

Disability Pride Month originated in America - it is a way to celebrate the diversity in the disabled and LGBTQ+ community. It also helps bring attention to ways we can support these communities in all areas of life. The month-long celebration is now celebrated in multiple countries all over the world. In particular, Disability Pride month has been...
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Cable Covers
car driving on Speed Bumps

Speed Bumps - Your Questions Answered

At The Ramp People we offer a range of Speed Bumps, including 5mph and 10mph solutions designed to slow down traffic. These traffic calming tools and are often used within car parks, private roads and industrial estates. Below we have answered some of your key questions. Firstly it is of course essential to check you are allowed to install the ...
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Road Safety
Disabled Friendly Workplace

How To Create a Disabled Friendly Workplace

With such a wide range of disabilities, one solution doesn't fit all. Creating a Disabled Friendly Workplace can seem daunting with so many factors to consider and the legal implications if you get it wrong. If you are making changes for a specific person, for example, a new employee, we recommend undertaking a risk assessment and discussing their ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Covid-19 floor Mats

Covid-19 floor Mats

Floor mats to reinforce social distancing regulations Our COVID-19 social distancing floor mat is a high-quality multi-functional dust control mat that is densely tufted with an open frieze tuft for true depth of colour and a trackless surface to ensure a high water absorption capacity and dirt removal. This is a highly effective industrial ...
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TRP News
Van Ramps

Van Ramps - Easily Load Trolleys, Flight Cases and Goods

Loading heavy goods up heights and into vans can be a challenging task, especially for heavier or awkward sized items. Our Viper Aluminium Loading Ramps are perfect for the task, available in capacities up to 2000kg. Viper Economy Heavy Duty Van Ramps Available in 750mm or 920mm wide, and in lengths up to 2700mm, the Viper Economy Heavy Duty...
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Loading Ramps
How To Load Cars Onto Vehicles and Into Containers

How To Load Cars Onto Vehicles and Into Containers

Easily load your car into containers, up kerbs and into a van with our extensive range of car ramps. Customisable solutions available. Solutions for classic cars and sports cars...
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Car Ramps
Trench plates and footbridges

Trench plates and footbridges

The Ramp People's extensive range of Trench plates and footbridges ensure pedestrians and vehicles can safely pass over trenches during construction works...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Checkers

Checkers UK Distributor - The Ramp People

The Ramp People are proud to be a distributor of the famous Checkers brand. We stock an extensive range of Checkers items, including; cable protectors, wheel stops, hose bridge systems, ground protection, aviation chocks, anti-fatigue mats and more. Checkers are famous for manufacturing NoTrax Floor Matting, TuffTrak Ground Protection ...
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TRP News
Top tips for car repair safety

Top tips for car repair safety

Whether you’re a car enthusiast taking care of your pride and joy or carrying out more serious maintenance work in your garage, there are various hazards and potential safety issues you need to be aware of. Car maintenance can be dangerous work and garages can pose their own risks with chemicals or hazardous materials around. It’s important ...
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Car Ramps
Personal Protective Equipment in use

Your guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

When it comes to workplace safety Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should be near the top of your list. While other preventative measures and training should always be used first and foremost, there are many industries and work environments that need some form of PPE as well. There is a wide range of protective equipment to choose from but this ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Ground Protection Mats

Why You Need Ground Protection Mats

As the weather gets both colder and wetter, construction sites, events and other outdoor works areas struggle through the winter months. Muddy or frost ground makes for tough working conditions which can be more than just a nuisance. Slow work means delayed projects and wasted costs, not to mention the costs and dangers to pedestrians, workers and ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Speed Bump warning sign

Back to school safety with speed bumps

It’s back to school season for many of us and a busy time for everyone. Even people not experiencing the back to school rush will see its effects on the roads as rush hours get even busier. Amongst all the chaos safety might not be first on many peoples minds, but it’s more important than ever to make safety, especially outside schools, a ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Festival and Event Safety Equipment

Festival and Event Safety Equipment [Infographic]

Event safety can be a daunting task whether you're looking at putting on a small indoor event or a huge outdoor music festival. With both pedestrians and expensive equipment to protect, plus large crowds to organise, it's important that you implement the right tools to keep your event safe. To help, take a look at our event walk-through with handy ...
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Cable Covers
Creating an event management plan for event health and safety

Creating an event management plan for event health and safety

An event safety plan isn’t just essential, it’s a legal requirement. Ensuring the safety of your event workers and attendees is your legal responsibility, and not doing so could see you prosecuted and fined by the HSE. Unfortunately, coming up with an event management plan for event health and safety can be extremely difficult if you haven’t ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
The importance of health and safety in the workplace

The importance of health and safety in the workplace

Workplace health and safety is about more than just telling staff they should take a break every now and again or sticking the odd hazard sign up, as the scale of the injury and illness in the workplace shows...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
How to make your business accessible for customers

How to make your business accessible for customers

Every year we see an increase in the number of people living with some type of disability in the UK and with it, the economic value of these people also increases. The ‘purple pound’ as it’s also called is more valuable than ever and businesses that are willing to make small but significant adjustment to improve accessibility to their goods ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Safety Management System

What is a Safety Management System (SMS)?

Many workplaces recognise the importance of workplace safety and most even commit some focus and resources to workplace health and safety, yet many still fall short of successful operational safety and health (OSH). Often this is because of a lack of a formal system in place to hold managers and employees accountable for health and safety and to ...
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