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It’s all about working together

EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign  focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in OSH. The campaign encourages managers,…

PPE March 18, 2013

The personal effects of noise-Induced hearing loss (NIHL)

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a dangerously insidious form of damage that is permanent. These elements of subtle build up and permanence are a very dangerous…

PPE March 17, 2013

Tricolore System™ - a simple way to minimise risks to hands

The new Skytec Tricolore System from Globus includes gloves and for the first time in the UK, chemical resistant gauntlets colour-coded to symbolise varying levels…

PPE March 15, 2013

Eye protection is required by law and is vital to employee safety

An eye injury is painful for the individual concerned and can result in the loss of eyesight. Injuries can also be expensive for organisations. The minimum compensation…

PPE March 14, 2013

When should personal hearing protection be used?

Loud noise at work can damage your hearing. This usually happens gradually and it may only be when the damage caused by noise combines with hearing loss due to ageing…

PPE March 14, 2013

Put young people at the heart of good health and safety

British Safety Council’s Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign aims to put young people and confident communication at the heart of good health and safety. In equipping…

PPE March 14, 2013

Hand protection has evolved: Polyco Mad Grip range

The working environment is constantly evolving, introducing new hazards and potential risks that require the use of hand protection. In order to meet with these…

PPE March 12, 2013

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): What you need to do

The law requires that personal protective equipment provided for use at work must be made to an appropriate standard and must be CE marked. The key issues are: Personal…

PPE March 11, 2013

What is the difference between OHS and WHS in Australia?

At the start of last year, the rules that governed work health and safety began to change. Australia’s OHS laws started to take new shape as they went through…

PPE March 11, 2013

Personal protective equipment (PPE) basics

Employers  are responsible for providing, replacing and paying for personal  protective equipment. PPE should be used when all other measures are  inadequate …

PPE March 10, 2013

Experts in process safety training videos

FutureMedia Pty Limited is a training resource producer and distributor based in Sydney, Australia. Operating in the industry for thirty years, FutureMedia strives…

PPE March 7, 2013

The benefits of worker participation in safety and health

Creating a healthy and safe workplace is not solely the responsibility of management, worker involvement is vital too. Employees have a big incentive to improve…

PPE March 6, 2013

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible…

PPE March 1, 2013

Management leadership in occupational safety and health

Safe and healthy workplaces help businesses and organisations to succeed and prosper and also benefit wider society. This guide gives business leaders practical…

PPE February 12, 2013