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Working At Height: Hazards and Control Measures

Working With Non Powered and Powered Access Hire Equipment.   There are many instances when an employee will be required to work at heights. Of course, these situations are associated with a certain amount of risk. The HSE has observed that falls while working are one of the primary causes for serious injuries and even… Read more »

05. January 2018

How Vibration-Damping Materials Can Reduce the Effects of HAV

Heavy-duty tasks within the modern workplace require equally heavy-duty solutions. Of course, health and safety are always two important concerns. Many workers will naturally refer to common methods such as eyewear, protection from loud noises, the reduction of dust particles and the use of hard hats. It is just as important to realise that the… Read more »

27. October 2017

The Dangers Of Dust

The Hidden Hazards of Dust Inhalation. Addressing common hazards around the home, office or industrial environment always present a challenge. Most of the emphasis is placed upon known risks such as electrical connections, toxic chemicals and working at heights. However, one of the most profound concerns involves the dangers of dust. It is often said… Read more »

29. September 2017

Further Investment In Fleet – August 2017

At Smiths Hire we are regularly adding new products to our fleet so that you, the customer, have even more to choose from when hiring from us. This month we have new additions arrive at our Whitegate Drive depot in Blackpool.

30. August 2017

New Product Demo Day

Smiths hire recently organised a highly successful and personalised Product Awareness Event for a customer’s buying department at our Whitegate Drive depot in Blackpool.

New Product Demo Day
24. April 2017

Smiths Hire at the HAE Awards 2017

We’re just days away from this year’s HAE Awards ceremony in London! As the event draws closer, so too does the anticipation of possibly claiming not one, but two Awards; Best Website and Best Catalogue. Here are the nominees:

19. April 2017

Save on IPAF & PASMA Training Courses this April

Here at Smiths Hire we like to be fair to our customers, and our Training department is certainly no different. That’s why throughout April all of our IPAF & PASMA Training Courses are discounted, offering your team the training they need at a lower cost!

05. April 2017

Keeping it fresh! Clifton & Bolton get a makeover

With the Smiths Hire re-brand coming into effect over the past couple of years and the redevelopment of our Preston and Liverpool Centres, it was the turn of our Clifton and Bolton Centres to be shown a little ‘love’.

Smiths Clifton
27. January 2017

Smiths Hire Newsletter – Second Edition

The second edition of the Smiths Hire Newsletter is now live! Grab a brew, sit down and read ‘Breaking Ground’ to see what’s happening in and around the Smiths business!

Smiths Hire Newsletter Second Edition
19. January 2017

Smiths Hire – Access Plant Tool Directory – 2017

Smiths Hire is proud to announce the launch of our 2017 Access Plant and Tool Directory. For a hard copy contact your local Business Development Manager or visit your local Hire it Centre.

To request a brochure Call: 0333 323 2100

2017 Access Plant and Tool Directory
09. December 2016

Christmas Opening Hours

The festive period is almost upon us – find out the Christmas opening hours at your local Hire it Centre.

Smiths Santa Logo
30. November 2016

DIY SOS Million Pound Build

The DIY SOS Team have long been supporting worthwhile causes and transforming the lives of people and communities all over the UK. Having previously supported DIY SOS back in 2013, Smiths couldn’t wait to get involved again, donating a range of equipment & small tools.

17. November 2016

Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition

This is your chance stake your claim in the Smiths Hire history books by having your design featured on our corporate mug design for 2017! Think you have what it takes?

Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition
04. November 2016

A Game Too Far…

For the second consecutive year, Smiths Hire were proud to sponsor the Warden Construction charity football tournament held at Play Football in Preston.

Warden Charity Football Tournament
27. September 2016

Transformers at Smiths Hire…

Warning: Some parts of this story may be a little far from reality! Find out the latest transformations to the Smiths Hire fleet.

Smiths Hire vehicle livery
21. September 2016

Out-standing in the field!

Alongside Smiths’ Annual Golf Event we attended the Great Eccleston Show over the weekend of the 16-17th July. Situated at The Showground on the A586 in the picturesque village of Great Eccleston, the annual event showcases the very best of British agriculture.

Great Eccleston Show
19. July 2016

Nice weather for ducks!

Friday 14th July saw the annual Smiths Hire Golf Event take place around Herons Reach Golf Course at the Village Hotel, Blackpool. Of course, months of planning on the part of the Smiths Marketing and Sales teams couldn’t control one aspect, the great British summer!

19. July 2016

All hands to the pump!

It’s a metaphorical all hands to the pump for everyone at Smiths this week – read below to find out what we’re up to and where you can find us!

Smiths Hire Golf Event
12. July 2016
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