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PPE August 22, 2018

Arc Flash Explained

This is an excellent video that explains the importance of assessing, preventing and protecting against the arc flash hazard. An electrical arc flash risk assessment…

PPE June 8, 2018

Should kids cartoons feature health and safety warnings?

From an early age, kids have access to a TV. It’s an exciting world that may influence how they see the world and improve their education. For many parents, cartoons…

PPE May 25, 2018

Sentry 4 Inert Entry Life Support System: Perfect for Catalyst Handling, Petrochemicals, Emergency Rescue and Industrial Cleaning

The Sentry 4 Inert Entry Life Support System is designed for use where high levels of toxic gases are present or where inerting is required, confined space entry…

PPE January 15, 2018
Choosing respiratory protective equipment, dangerous substances, personal protective equipment and safety in manufacturing

Choosing respiratory protective equipment, dangerous substances, personal protective equipment and safety in manufacturing

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) used at work must be CE marked to confirm it has been designed to meet at least the minimum requirements laid out in law.…

PPE January 9, 2018
PPE compliance, occupational asthma and musculoskeletal disorder

PPE compliance, occupational asthma and musculoskeletal disorder

It should never be assumed that all workers wear their personal protective equipment (PPE) 100% of the time, or even the majority of the time. One of the reasons…

PPE January 3, 2018
The business case for health and safety, electrical safety, effective safety leadership and warehouse safety culture

The business case for health and safety, electrical safety, effective safety leadership and warehouse safety culture

In the UK, there are more than one million injuries to workers annually and more than two million cases of ill health caused or made worse by work. When it comes…

PPE December 28, 2017
Effective safety leadership, COSHH assessments and designing a bully-free workplace

Effective safety leadership, COSHH assessments and designing a bully-free workplace

Effective safety leadership improves employee safety behaviour by as much as 86 percent and can independently reduce lost time and minor injury frequency rates by…

PPE December 22, 2017
Transport and logistics safety statistics and work-related lung disease

Transport and logistics safety statistics and work-related lung disease

Occupational safety and health news curated by PPE. Join the conversation in the comments below or chat with us on Twitter #PPEtalk. Transport and logistics –…

PPE October 16, 2017
The future for PPE and smart garments

The future for PPE and smart garments

When you think of protective clothing, such as high-vis vests, hardhats and goggles, ‘smart’ may not be the first word that pops into your head. But in truth,…

PPE October 12, 2017
PPE on UK Construction Sites

PPE on UK Construction Sites

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is an essential tool for workers at construction sites in the United Kingdom. The safety of the worker is mandatory for the safety…

PPE September 22, 2017
5 Tips to Involve Your Workers in Health and Safety Activities

5 Tips to Involve Your Workers in Health and Safety Activities

Workplace health and safety is one of the most important responsibilities of any manager. Equally, health and safety programmes need to involve the company’s…

PPE August 21, 2017
When Should Employers Replace PPE?

When Should Employers Replace PPE?

Personal Protection Equipment or PPE, is mandatory by legislation (Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974) and should be provided to employees at no-cost. But are…

PPE July 25, 2017
Top 10 Safety Tweets 25th July 2017

Top 10 Safety Tweets 25th July 2017

    #locherproject #pharmacy #needlestick #bbv #locherproject pic.twitter.com/mJi8swYAGW — Dave Foy CMIOSH (@dfoy2) July 25, 2017     Machinery…

PPE July 24, 2017
Top 10 Safety Tweets 24th July 2017

Top 10 Safety Tweets 24th July 2017

    Top Tips for this year’s #FarmSafetyWeek @NFUM @H_S_E @HSENI @TheHSA @NFYFC @daera_NI @DefraGovUk @NFUStweets @UFUHQ @YFCUpresident pic.twitter.com/95bA3GB2Wu…

PPE May 24, 2017
European Launch of the TEGERA Infinity Hand Protection Range

European Launch of the TEGERA Infinity Hand Protection Range

On the 12th and 13th of May, PPE had the pleasure of attending the European launch of the TEGERA® Infinity™ hand protection range by Ejendals AB. The event in…