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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Workplace and Health & Safety
Ground protection

Ground protection: Composite mats vs. plywood boards

Whether it’s to provide a temporary roadway at a works site or providing pedestrian walkways at festivals, ground protection mats are essential in many industrial type settings. Because they’re used in potentially dangerous areas and in adverse weather conditions such as muddy areas or sites with heavy machinery it’s important that ground ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Speed Bump warning sign

Speed Bump Regulations

Do you know what the Speed Bump Regulations are? Speed bumps can be used on both public and private roads to reduce traffic and accidents in problem areas. If your private road is being used as a shortcut or thoroughfare and is excessively busy, or you have noticed a lot of accidents and/or dangerous driving on your road then you might want to ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
car ramps

Benefits of car ramps and using them safely

Whether you’ve just invested in the classic car of your dreams or considering lowering your vehicle as part of some upcoming modifications, you might find car ramps become an essential weapon in your garage arsenal. Of course, even experts can forget best practices for using car ramps. Whether you’re new the world of car enthusiasts or just ...
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Car Ramps
warehouse safety image of warehouse

How to improve warehouse safety

By law, The Workplace Regulations 1992 addressing health, safety and welfare makes all employers responsible for the safety of their workplace and employees. That means all employers have a duty to implement and maintain warehouse safety measurements, from the building itself to workplace procedures. Unfortunately, in a busy warehouse, it can be ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
anti-fatigue mats

The complete guide to choosing anti-fatigue mats

Today’s anti-fatigue mats use innovative material and construction to solve a wide range of problems in the workplace and suit a variety of environments, but the vast selection available can make it difficult when choosing anti-fatigue mats. Fortunately, all the Notrax mats we stock have handy icons to tell you everything you need to know about ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
ground protection mats

New TuffTrak ground protection mats

There are many ground conditions that make working or even simply walking difficult and even dangerous. Heavy foot traffic at events can quickly churn up grassy land, especially when wet and muddy, and heavy vehicles can struggle through many ground conditions. Even where the area is tarmac or concrete and poses little danger, industrial machinery ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Benefits of anti-fatigue mats

Benefits of anti-fatigue mats

Every business has battled with the costs and problems caused by accidents and absences, but many don’t or simply know how to tackle these issues. Some may not even be aware of the full impact injury and absences are having on their workforce and, subsequently, their business. If you’re not sure what anti-fatigue mats are, or you’ve only just ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
NoTrax Anti-Fatigue Mats

New NoTrax Anti-Fatigue Mats

While we continue to work hard to make the world more accessible for everyone, we’ve recently worked extra hard to expand our ambitions and make the entire world safer for everyone as well. As part of our safety crusade, we’re pleased to introduce a new product range to The Ramp People: New NoTrax anti-fatigue mats. What are anti-fatigue mats ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
New! Warehouse Protection Equipment

New! Warehouse Protection Equipment

Making the world more accessible and generally safer for everyone is a big challenge, but one we continue to take on with new products and improvements introduced all the time. With our wheelchair ramps handling everyday accessibility and traffic calming equipment helping to make the roads safer, we decided to take on warehouse workplace safety ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Accessible Christmas Markets Around the UK

Accessible Christmas Markets Around the UK

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s your last chance to find the perfect gift and stock up on Christmas treats for the holidays. Christmas markets are a great place to find unique presents and handmade items with a festive twist, but the temporary events aren’t always easy for wheelchairs to navigate. To help those with disabilities get ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Cable protectors fit for royalty

Cable protectors fit for royalty

Time and again we’re shown just how versatile cable protectors can be, from permanent office use to temporary event solutions; even the royal family comes across them from time to time. Protecting cables and ensuring a safety makes them an important addition to many events and environments. With such a wide range of possible uses, we stock an ...
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Cable Covers
Get versatile safety with a portable speed bump

Get versatile safety with a portable speed bump

Our portable speed bump is one of our most flexible traffic calming tools, aiding traffic and pedestrian safety for a wide range of situations. Why choose a portable speed bump? A portable speed bump can be set up quickly, moved around and stored easily for a range of temporary solutions whether it’s a one-off event or for specific times of the ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Crowd safety sorted this festival season

Crowd safety sorted this festival season

Anyone involved in or in charge of managing an event knows that safety is essential when making any plans. With staging, electrics, cables and other hazardous materials, festivals and outdoor events all come with potential danger if safety regulations aren’t strictly met. As festival season approaches you may be looking at how best to keep your ...
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Cable Covers
Aluminium Loading Ramps / Van Ramps Foot End

Aluminium Loading Ramps / Van Ramps Foot End

Most TUV Certified (https://www.tuv.com/world/en/) loading ramps are designed, tested & built at a 30% loading gradient to allow for safe loading & unloading. Because all of our Plant Ramps and Van Ramps (except the TRP40 Series) have a foot end cut to sit flat on the floor when the ramp is used at a specific angle - This is to evenly ...
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Tips and Product Guides
How Not to use a Ramp

How Not to use a Ramp

The Ramp People usually try to help out with the right and best suitable ramp choice. Especially when we receive large orders from the website we double check with customer if the ramp chosen is indeed the best suitable one. How Not to use a Ramp is a quite important factor when choosing a ramp. And it does happen occasionally that the purchased ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
New Barrier Fences for Road Safety

New Barrier Fences for Road Safety

In 2016 we have included another new and bigger road safety product in our range, Barrier Fences. We offer three kind of barrier fences: The 2m fence and the water filled pyramid barrier and bison barrier. The 2m Fence Barriers can be linked up to any length required from 2m on. The unique linking system design creates secure joints even on uneven ...
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