Monthly Archives: January 2019
A legal-for-trade scale - also known as a Trade Approved scale - is one that has been tested and approved for legal use in the buying and selling of goods.
If an unsuitable weighing scale is used in the process of buying or selling based on weight, it is not only illegal but may lead to ‘an unlimited fine’ following a Trading Standards visit.
Pallet truck scales combine a pump truck with a high capacity weighing scale.
A popular choice for factories and warehouses, they allow palletised goods to be weighed quickly and easily.
Being overweight can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke. Therefore, accurate weighing of plus size patients, using appropriate weighing scales, is vital.
A bariatric, or plus size, patient is one who weighs over 159kg (25 stone) or has a BMI greater than 30.
Happy new year from all at Marsden!
And to mark the arrival of a new year, we’ve got an arrival of our own to bring you.