Did you know, although employers have a duty of care for the safety of their workforce, accidents on building sites increase by over 30% during the darker months of the year? Construction site work is hazardous at the best of times. Without adequate temporary lighting on the construction site, having to avoid discarded materials, broken… Read more »
With the end of summer quickly approaching and the warm sunny days coming to an end, now is the perfect time to get those last-minute gardening jobs done before the start of Autumn. Many of us will agree that we get great joy from pottering around our gardens, although there is no denying that keeping… Read more »
Smiths Hire have been doing some hiring of their own and are delighted to announce the arrival of Sean Mercer as their newly appointed Sales Director.
After the success of last season’s partnership (both on and off the pitch) UK Equipment Hire firm Smiths Hire have renewed their partnership with Blackpool FC.
We are incredibly proud to be able to provide our customers with a wide range of different solutions to help them to tackle their work projects with much greater ease.
UK tool and equipment hire business, Smiths Hire have some exciting breaking news this week, with the opening of a new ‘Super Depot’ on the Whitelund industrial estate Lancaster.
Are you considering hiring an air conditioning unit this summer? Before you do, there a few things that you should consider, to help you to determine which units will be most suitable for your needs.
At Smiths Hire, we are forever striving to cater to the needs of our customers by providing them with the tool hire solutions they need, when they need them. Our staff are dedicated to providing excellent tool hire options and faultless service. This level of commitment is only emphasised on our fantastic website, which we… Read more »
Another exciting news story for UK equipment hire business, Smiths Hire. With the opening of their latest depot in Castleford. The most recent depot acquisition is just the latest example of how the business is going from strength to strength.
National Hire Business Smiths Hire have, this week, taken delivery of their newest DAF 340 CF HGV vehicle to join the existing fleet of 11 DAF wagons. (Joint MD Thomas Smith pictured with Alick Croft, Regional Sales Manager for Lancashire DAF).
Smiths Hire is renowned for being one of the UK’s best Equipment Hire services. With award winning service, an excellent online presence and more equipment than you can shake a stick at. They help you get the job done – whatever the job might be.
One of the largest independent equipment hire companies in the region is marking its 50th year in business with a series of expansions.
Blackpool’s iconic, sea front attraction, The Giant Mirrorball is being given a full refurb with all 47,000 of it’s mirror tiles being replaced with shiny new ones.
In a bid to help combat increasing job losses and the economic uncertainty created by this year’s pandemic, the Government have introduced their ‘Kickstart’ initiative. The scheme offers funding to employers to enable them to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.
This year, Smiths Hire celebrates its 50th anniversary. And, to mark this huge milestone, they’re offering 50% off all hire rates for all new and existing Trade Card holders.
UK hire firm Smiths Hire have once again expanded their already impressive fleet this month as they announce a huge £160,000 investment in the latest, industry-leading Thwaites Site Dumpers.
North West based Hire Experts Smiths Hire have built a reputation as the best in the business over recent years. Winning HAE’s Hire Firm of the year award for two years running
Smiths Hire have invested in over £150,000 worth of AGR Scaffold Alloy Towers to add to their impressive inventory of access and tool equipment for hire.
Smiths Hire have partnered with Blackpool FC to assist in re-furbishing their existing training ground at Squires Gate ahead of the 20/21 football season.
If you’re needing to work at height, then powered access is the safest, quickest and most effective equipment for getting the job done.
Summer is upon us and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by getting in the garden.
Whatever type of landscape you have. Lawns, paved areas, flower beds or decking, the chances are, it’s been neglected over winter.
Powered Access is the safest and most efficient way of working at height. Whether a small domestic job like clearing your guttering. Or, large site work, where you’ll need to work at up to 41m in the air. Smiths Hire has the right equipment to help you get the job done.
Construction site operators know only too well that they have a legal obligation to protect the health and safety of their staff. But do you know what construction on-site training is available and what products can support health and safety on construction sites? When you consider that 60,000 people die on construction sites every year and that there are 475 work-related accidents every minute can you afford not to invest in construction safety training?
Working at height is no laughing matter. It can be easy to find yourself in a false sense of security when working at height in tight spaces, however, serious injuries can still occur. One way in which you aid safety when working at height in tight spaces is making sure that you choose the right equipment.
Smiths Hire has been a reliable supplier of internal and external powered access solutions for more than a decade. Not only do we provide the most trusted brand names in the industry, but our team of trained specialists will base their approaches around the needs of the customer in question.
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