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PPE September 22, 2016
Join the British Safety Industry Federation

Join the British Safety Industry Federation

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSiF) supports UK businesses operating in the safety sector and is a major independent voice for the safety industry.

PPE September 21, 2016
Why is the PPE Directive changing?

Why is the PPE Directive changing?

The PPE Directive was one of the first New Approach Directives and is now over 20 years old. We have a look at why it's changing.

PPE September 21, 2016
OiRA facilitates risk assessment in SMEs

OiRA facilitates risk assessment in SMEs

The Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) web tool is becoming an increasingly popular risk assessment tool among micro and small companies in Europe.

PPE September 20, 2016
The New PPE Regulation: Twitter Q&A With the BSIF

The New PPE Regulation: Twitter Q&A With the BSIF

The British Safety Industry Federation is joining PPE for a live Twitter Q&A on the new PPE Regulation on Wednesday 5th October at 3pm (BST).

PPE September 19, 2016
The classification and labelling of chemicals

The classification and labelling of chemicals

The classification and labelling system for chemicals is changing. Make sure you learn what the labels mean. Try the CLP quiz to see how much you know.

PPE September 16, 2016
EMFWELD: Online compliance with the EU EMF Directive 2013/35/EU

EMFWELD: Online compliance with the EU EMF Directive 2013/35/EU

EMFWELD helps SMEs & larger organisations comply with the EU EMF Directive 2013/35/EU. Arc, stud and resistance welding processes, MPI & induction heating.

PPE July 21, 2016
Maintenance services and health and safety at work

Maintenance services and health and safety at work

03/06/2016The e-fact “Procurement of maintenance services and health and safety at work” is now available in more languages. Many companies outsource their maintenance…

PPE July 4, 2016
A new substance of very high concern added to the Candidate List

A new substance of very high concern added to the Candidate List

The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for authorisation now contains 169 substances.

PPE June 29, 2016
Noise Prevention Introduction

Noise Prevention Introduction

The elimination of a source of noise is the most effective way to prevent risks to workers, and should always be considered when new work equipment or workplaces…

PPE June 28, 2016
Rehabilitation and return to work

Rehabilitation and return to work

10/06/2016Health issues are the most common reason for leaving the workforce before retirement age and research indicates that, in general, long-term sick leave…

PPE June 28, 2016
Many consumer products with hazardous chemicals are not child-resistant

Many consumer products with hazardous chemicals are not child-resistant

An enforcement project has shown that a high proportion of products with hazardous chemicals that should be sold in packaging with child resistant fastenings and…

PPE June 27, 2016
New guide to managing mobile workers’ safety, health and security

New guide to managing mobile workers’ safety, health and security

27/06/2016Managing the safety, health and security of mobile workers: an occupational safety and health practitioner's guide outlines the aspects of safety, health…

PPE June 27, 2016
Noise advice for young workers

Noise advice for young workers

The risks to young people at work vary depending on role, sector and environment, but one of the most significant risks that they face is noise. However, there is…

PPE June 19, 2016
Crowdsourcing: opportunities, health and safety and regulatory risks

Crowdsourcing: opportunities, health and safety and regulatory risks

14/06/2016Information and communications technologies have been reshaping our world of work since the 1970s. This OSHwiki article in the spotlight examines the growth…

PPE June 14, 2016
Webinar: Chemical Safety Assessment and Reporting Tool - Chesar

Webinar: Chemical Safety Assessment and Reporting Tool - Chesar

The Chemical Safety Assessment and Reporting tool, Chesar, has been developed by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for supporting registrants under REACH. It…

PPE June 3, 2016
New EU standard to harmonise reporting on accidents with agricultural vehicles

New EU standard to harmonise reporting on accidents with agricultural vehicles

03/06/2016The European association representing the agricultural machinery industry in Europe, CEMA, welcomes the adoption of a new European standard that will harmonize…