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Winning Healthcare

Bohle has announced the winner of its UK Health and Safety Week competition, held last month to promote safety at work.

Tim Carr, Onsite Manager, Savernake Hospital, Marlborough,

Tim Carr, Onsite Manager, Savernake Hospital, Marlborough, Wiltshire, won a pair of high performance 601.1BL Veribor blue line pump-activated suction lifters, after being drawn at random from winning entries.

He was entered into the draw after correctly identifying 1974 as the year in which the Health and Safety at Work Act was introduced.

Tim said: “We’re delighted. We’ve already identified a lot of potential uses for handling heavy flat products and sheet materials - not just glass.

“For example, we fit a lot of fire doors and the suction lifters are ideal for alignment and installation. We also handle a lot of plasterboard, metal sheets – there are lots of potential uses.”

Designed to support the safe manual handling of glass, stoneware and metal, the 601.1BL has a parallel load capacity of up to 120kg and features a high visibility pressure gauge, which gives a clear indication of the strength of the vacuum and suitability for lifting.

Dave Broxton, Managing Director, Bohle, said: “Safety is paramount and the Health and Safety at Work Act has gone a long way to driving the dramatic shift in the attitude of industry and business towards it since the 1970s.

“Manual handling of glass or any other sheet material can present risks, which are significantly reduced through the use of the right equipment. The 601.1BL supports this by making handling easier and safer. This includes a gage so you can be absolutely certain that you have a secure fix.”

Since the Health & Safety At Work Act became law, there has been an 86 per cent reduction in fatal injuries while non-fatal injuries have fallen by 77 per cent. Despite the dramatic fall more than 142 workers still died from work related injuries and accidents in 2014/15.

For more visit the Bohle website www.bohle-group.com or email at info@bohle.ltd.uk or call the customer services team free on 0800 616151 for more information.



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The Bohle Group is Europe's leading manufacturer and supplier of tools, machines and accessories for glass processing and finishing. The family business, founded in 1923, is now represented by over 300 employees at fourteen locations in Germany and abroad. Divided into the product divisions Handling, Glass Cutting (manual and automatic), Glass Bonding, Glazing, Tools, Machinery, Fittings and Surface Technology, the total product range is precisely tailored to the respective customer groups from trade, industry and retail. Quality is the leading principle at Bohle – in every area. To live up to this standard, the company develops and manufactures many products themselves. A modern logistics centre quickly dispatches the ordered goods to the customer.

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