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Workshop Equipment

Keep your factory running smoothly with our wide range of Workshop Equipment. Choose from a wide selection of specialist products including workbenches, storage cabinets, health and safety product or floor matting. With over 3000 products in the range, we've got you covered. Discover our most popular Warehouse Equipment below or contact us for support and advice.

Workshop Equipment can make a big difference to the productivity and safety of your workplace. The right matting can help to prevent slips and falls, while workbenches and storage cabinets can help to keep tools and materials organized. Trucks and trolleys can help to move heavy loads, while spill control products can help to keep your work area clean and safe. Shelving can also help to maximize space and keep things organized. Investing in the right Workshop Equipment can make your workplace safer and more efficient.

Industrial Matting for Workshops

Workshops can be physically demanding environments, but one way to protect workers is to use workshop mats. These industrial floor mats make standing for long periods of time more comfortable, reducing pain and improving productivity. They also help keep your workshop clean and free of debris, making it easier to find and retrieve tools when needed. In addition, floor mats can help to reduce noise levels in your workshop, making it more comfortable to work in. With so many benefits, it's no wonder that floor mats are a popular choice for Workshop Managers.

Workshop Equipment for Storage

Whether for tools, materials or chemicals, the right storage equipment is essential for your workplace. Our range includes everything from plastic parts bins for louvre panels to heavy-duty metal cabinets for tools and COSHH cabinets for chemical storage.

Workbenches for Workshops

Workshop equipment takes many different forms, but workbenches are one of the most important pieces of furniture. A workbench provides a flat, sturdy surface on which to work, and it can be equipped with various tools and accessories to suit the user's needs. For example, some workbenches come equipped with vices, which can be used to hold materials in place while they are being worked on. Others may have built-in lighting or electrical outlets, which can be used for power tools. In addition, many workbenches are adjustable, so they can be adapted to the user's height. Whether you are a hobbyist or a professional, a workbench is an essential piece of workshop equipment.

Trucks and Trolleys for Workshops

Trucks and Trolleys are very important types of Workshop Equipment. Some of the benefits of using workshop trucks and trolleys are that they help reduce accidents, injuries, and downtime in the workshop. They also help improve productivity in the workshop by making it easier for workers to find the tools they need. Workshop trucks and trolleys help make the workplace safer, more efficient, and more productive.

First Aid Supplies for Workshops

Workshop First Aid Kits are a specialized type of first-aid kit that is designed for use in industrial settings. This life-saving type of workshop equipment typically contains various items that can be used to treat minor injuries, such as cuts, scrapes, and burns. Workshop First Aid Kits may also include items such as bandages, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers. Typically, Workshop First Aid Kits are intended for use by trained first responders; however, they can also be used by untrained individuals in emergency situations.

Other Types of Workshop Equipment

The extensive range of Workshop Equipment available from First Mats is designed to cover all aspects of workshop productivity and safety. Spill Kits should be kept on-site to deal with spill accidents, whilst shelving and racking are vital for organised and efficient storage. We also offer more specialised equipment such as T-Cards and planners, along with a vast selection of Packaging Equipment.

At First Mats, we ensure every customer gets what they need when they need it at an affordable price. We offer free shipping on orders over £45.00 +VAT, so you don’t have to worry about paying extra fees or waiting weeks to deliver your new piece of workshop equipment.

Further Reading for Workshop Equipment

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The Best Anti-Fatigue Mats by Job Role

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What is LOLER? What you need to know

LOLER regulations are intended to protect the health and safety of employees when lifting, lowering, anchoring, supporting and fixing loads with the help of equipment. It covers any equipment that can be used in this capacity and any attachments that this equipment may use for the task. What Does LOLER Stand for? LOLER stands for: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. LOLER regulations are part of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and first became law in the UK on 5 December 1998. What Does LOLER Apply To? LOLER applies to a variety of equipment that is used for...

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Buying a Petrol Generator - What you need to know

Buying a petrol generator doesn’t need to be as complicated as you might think, but there some important factors to consider. Use our simple buyer’s guide to make sure you get the right generator for you, your site and your needs.  What are your power requirements? To address this question, you actually need to think about two different things – how much power your equipment needs but also what type of equipment are you using. A good place to start is by looking around your site and deciding on a realistic combination of critical equipment, finding the power usage of each and...

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How to Use Sack Trucks Safely

For some businesses, sack trucks are the backbone of efficient work. For others, they simply provide a convenient way of moving goods from A to B. No matter how heavily you rely on sack trucks in your workplace, it is very important to know how to operate them safely. Many workplace injuries occur due to incorrect manual handling, but the good news is that most of these injuries can be avoided. Follow our quick guide on how to use sack trucks safely and avoid unnecessary accidents. What is a sack truck? A sack truck can help you to carry heavy...

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