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  • Safety barriers at the airport

    Airports make intensive use of collision protection, and of course they have every reason to do so! There are an enormous number of things that can go wrong at an airport - with potentially dramatic consequences for travellers or employees, and that´s why nothing is left to chance. We review here the most important types of collision protection and how they can be deployed specifically in...

  • Dock Bumper, anticollision protection for loading docks

    Warehouse staff and truck drivers see it with their own eyes over and over again: trucks that are hitting the loading dock during a manoeuvre. Entering a loading dock will always be a tricky operation: visibility is far from optimal and drivers do not always hear the people who are trying to warn them.

    Loading docks are associated with several risks. A driver may make an assessment or control...

    in Product Support
  • Dock Gate, anticollision protection for loading docks

    Loading and unloading at loading docks inevitably involves risks; that goes without saying. For example, employees are at risk of ending up in the loading bay before or after unloading, and a forklift driver’s steering error may damage the electric doors. Enter the Dock Gate!

    A loading dock is always a hive of activity: warehouse staff use it for stacking, loading and unloading with the support...

    in Product Support
  • Yellow Safety Barriers

    When it comes to safety, the most important factor in a safety implement’s performance is the durability. It doesn’t necessarily have to look attractive so long as it serves a protective purpose. However, our flexible safety barriers here at BoPlan subvert this statement. We believe the aesthetics play a crucial role in the performance of our barriers!

    Normally we wouldn’t hammer home the...

    in Health and Safety
  • If you’re a business owner, you may have several questions running through your mind. Are my staff happy? What’s my financial outlook for the next quarter? Is my business premises safe to work within? If the answer to the latter question isn’t crystal clear, maybe it’s time for a change.

    It is impossible to make a business accident-proof, as an accident in the workplace can spring from absolutely...

    in Health and Safety
  • What makes a happy, enjoyable working environment? Is it a positive attitude? Staff morale? Or maybe the knowledge that everyone within that environment is safe to work there? Boplan wants to ensure that you’re able to keep your workers safe and happy, all whilst keeping your factory compliant with safety regulations. Read on to see how this can be achieved!

    The Stats Don’t Lie

    In 2009/2010, over...

    in Health and Safety
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    Flexible Safety Barriers – Protecting People & Equipment

    The important thing to remember when it comes to protecting your business’ assets and the occupants within is the adaptability it brings. No longer do you have to rely upon permanently-fixed applications to prevent any vehicular accidents! Boplan has a variety of flexible safety barriers to ensure that any and all people and equipment...

    in Health and Safety
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    Top 5 Tips for Safety Barrier Design in Your Warehouse

    At Boplan, we love to see warehouses implementing appropriate measures in order to develop a safe working environment for their employees. We believe safety is key to creating an atmosphere people want to be a part of. When employees feel cared for and appreciated, loyalty and productivity rates increase and employees often become proud...

    in Health and Safety