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Benefits of automated doors

Sara LBS believe that automated doors can maintain order whilst ensuring safety and enhancing productivity in warehouses and loading bays. Automated door systems can be versatile: when security or hygiene is an issue, the system’s opening times can be minimised and optimised again in time for the arrival of vehicles, people and goods. Automated door systems are also able to assess its surroundings and adapt to the conditions it is …Read More

Green for Growth: Zero-carbon homes

In 2006, the Labour government gave the housebuilding industry 10 years’ notice to make its products zero-carbon. This ambitious requirement was launched as part of the Code for Sustainable Homes, and included interim carbon reduction targets along the way: 25% reduction in emissions in 2010 and 44% in 2013. Zero-carbon was going to be expensive – adding up to £40,000 per home – but the argument was that the industry …Read More

Using secondary guarding devices

Secondary guarding devices have become an important addition to powered access machines, as they can help prevent operators being crushed between the machine and an overhead obstacle. However, it is essential that operators do not rely solely on these devices. Rather than being lulled into a false sense of security, they must take full responsibility for their own safety and be aware of all potential hazards around them. Incorporating secondary …Read More