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Reducing the Risk of a Fire

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 14th February 2019

Reducing the Risk of a Fire

Only three elements are required in order for a construction site to be set ablaze: an ignition source, an oxygen source, and a fuel source. Fires are highly destructive, with the consequences including guaranteed damage to materials, possible delays to a project, and a potential risk to life. We need to find a way of reducing the risk of fires starting on-site. The first step would be to identify the hazards on-site and remove them completely or restrict their interaction with flammable materials. The list of hazards will be unique to your site, but we’ve provided a list of the…

Press Release: Immediate Support of Fire Brigade

Relevance: 86%      Posted on: 3rd July 2018

Press Release: Immediate Support of Fire Brigade

Manchester hire company, Pal Hire, assists fire brigade and volunteers tackling Saddleworth Moor fire by supplying glucose energy sachets and hypoallergenic plasters. As the UK continues to glow in the warm rays of sunlight it has received over the last few weeks, and is expected to receive over the coming weeks, some parts of the UK are suffering from extremely rare wildfires. Wildfires generally occur in much hotter countries such as Australia and Portugal, where summer months are dry with minimal amounts of rain, and some of us may not remember the last time there was a wildfire in the…

Fire Extinguisher Trolleys

Relevance: 58%      Posted on: 5th February 2016

Fire Extinguisher Trolleys

Our fire extinguisher trolleys comes with the following extinguishers: 6kg dry powder, 6kg foam and 2kg CO2.

Standard Fire Extinguishers

Relevance: 58%      Posted on: 5th February 2016

Standard Fire Extinguishers

Our standard fire extinguishers are easy to use and offer control against different sort of flammables.

Hire Kit Needed To Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 10th September 2018

Hire Kit Needed To Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The Equipment List to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse Fencing for security Generators Fuel Lighting Containerised Storage Sleeping Cabins Accommodation Powered Access (cherry picker or MEWP) Excavator Toilets and Showers  Site Equipment Explanation and method The best strategy when confronted by a zombie apocalypse will be to establish a base and create a secure compound. It does not matter where you are in the UK, we can have the equipment you need delivered to start a base to get you through the upcoming crisis. Here you can store everything you need to get through. Here is our guide to surviving a…

Health and Safety on Site

Relevance: 18%      Posted on: 23rd July 2018

Health and Safety on Site

Hard hats have become synonymous with health and safety protocols on a construction site; however, there is more to health and safety than hard hats, hi vis jackets, and protective clothing. At PAL Hire, we understand health and safety also refers to where workers are situated, whether on the ground or in the air, the time at which they work, site accommodation could possibly be required if the construction site is operational through the night, and safety procedures relating to the equipment used during a project. Working at Height One of the most dangerous scenarios at a construction site is…

Hosepipe Ban and Water Shortage

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 2nd August 2018

Hosepipe Ban and Water Shortage

Update 02/08/2018 - 14:00: United Utilities has announced in the last hour, the hosepipe ban has been called off. PAL Hire will provide further updates as they're received, but for now, the hosepipe ban will not be taking place.   01/08/2018: It was all sunshine and flowers a few weeks ago. The UK was going through a heatwave, football was returning to its birthplace, and everybody was in high spirits. Then, we had wildfires in Greater Manchester, PAL Hire donated supplies to the fire brigade and volunteers tackling the blaze, and now United Utilities will be introducing a hosepipe ban…

Help with types of Waste for Skips and Roll on Roll of Containers

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 18th July 2019

Help with types of Waste for Skips and Roll on Roll of Containers

A handy waste guide for business What can I put in a skip? What waste do you process? Here is a smart guide to what you can put in a skip or Roll on Roll off container. Our focus is on commercial and trade waste. If you are buying in waste management services from PAL Hire (or any skip and waste service provider). There some good tips to help you avoid additional costs. Quantify your waste Correctly grade your waste What is the waste Who is responsible for your waste Does the service meet your CSR objectives? What is not…

Solar Pod

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 3rd May 2019

Solar Pod

Furthering our commitment to green energy solutions, PAL Hire is pleased to introduce we’re now offering our environmentally friendly clients the Solar Pod. Combining Solar PV, Battery Storage, a backup generator, and a 400 litre fuel tank in a safe and secure self-contained unit, the Solar Pod is the latest development in a long line of products designed to reduce emissions produced by construction sites. You can hire the pod to reduce noise and carbon emissions on-site, as well as significantly reducing fuel costs. Ideal for remote sites with no access to mains power and the perfect replacement for a…

H20 Solar Pod

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 7th May 2019

H20 Solar Pod

PAL Hire now allows you to add a sustainable power and water supply to your site with the H20 Solar Pod. Ideal for remote sites with no access to mains power and the perfect replacement for a 30-45 kVA generator. You can hire the H20 Solar Pod to reduce noise and carbon emissions on-site, as well as significantly reducing fuel costs. Combines Solar PV, battery storage, a backup generator, and a 400l fuel tank all in a safe and secure self-contained unit. Generally utilised on medium-sized construction sites, it is predominantly used to power a site compound and up to 5…