Thursday 20 April 2017

Effective Tips for Lifting and Transporting Heavy Scrap Metals

Scrap metals recycling can be efficiently managed with the right resources and methodology. Please read on to know all of them below:

Do’s and don’ts: while lifting scrap metals

Don’t bend to pick up the metal scrap in a manner that would put a strain on your lower back  and muscles. Always lift while bending your knees to prevent any injuries of the back.

Share your load with another individual/s. Don’t force yourself to carry weight that is beyond your endurance. Be comfortable.

Tip – If you don’t find a helping hand, use a dolly to lift heavy objects.

Do’s and don’ts: while manoeuvring scrap metals | Scrap Metals Doha

Identify and label the oversized loads. The objective here is to alert other drivers to steer clear and keep a distance.

Tip – It is recommended  to have a friend or a colleague follow behind you in case you are transporting a huge load of scrap metal.

Don’t use poor quality materials. Use high-quality cargo nets, tarps, and ratchet straps for effective tie downs and transportation. You can get these at any local automotive shops.

Monday 17 April 2017

Scrap Metal Recycling: Moving Tips

Scrap metals has become one of the most  economical sources of value added business. The seller should be aware of the right places where they can procure scrap metals in bulk and earn its value. However, scrap metals must be handled in a safe manner. Here are some tips one would want to go through before getting into the metal business.

Don’t hurt yourself

Scrap metals collecting can be an interesting business activity  but can get  risky too. You would  agree that scrap metals are usually sharp on the ends. Hence, it is important to take the necessary precautions while handing the metals. First, don’t  move your hands quickly through the lot to find the scrap metals. It can hurt and cause unnecessary injuries thus hindering your scrap metals activity.

Know your limits

Also have a sense of how much weight you can handle. Otherwise, incorrect handling of scrap metal can also lead to pain in the back, spine and injury. This happens when you lift the weight as you carry while being in improper or incorrect postures. These are small things but very important to be able to make the most, right from finding the Fortune Metal to recycling it.