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PPE May 14, 2016
Wearing PPE Correctly - A Toolbox Talk

Wearing PPE Correctly - A Toolbox Talk

A toolbox talk on wearing ppe correctly, focusing on respiratory protective equipment and the factors which deter some workers from wearing RPE correctly.

PPE May 10, 2015

CLP Regulations - Chemical Classification

Changes are being made to the chemical warning labels used on a wide variety of professional and consumer products over the coming years as part of a United Nations…

PPE August 22, 2013

PPE regulations clarified

A good starting point for those individuals or organisations wanting to find out about PPE regulations is the HSE guide on the subject. A Short Guide to the Personal…

PPE August 22, 2013

PPE-related accidents

9,000 ppe-related accidents each year A report funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) into the risks associated with PPE-related accidents shows that…

PPE August 21, 2013

Respiratory Protective Equipment live panel at Health and Safety North 2013

Offering the chance to keep up to date with the latest legal issues and trends is Health and Safety North, which this year takes place at a new venue, The Bolton…

PPE August 20, 2013

Consulting and involving workers benefits everyone

Health and safety is important for everyone, whether it be from a worker perspective or that of a business aiming to keep the workforce safe, and stay on the right…

PPE August 9, 2013

Work at Height Access and Information Toolkit (WAIT)

Falls from height remain the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury. In 2005/06, falls from height accounted for 46…

PPE July 31, 2013

What is COSHH?

The control of substances that are hazardous to health is a critical area of Health and Safety management. The large number of people involved with dangerous substances,…

PPE July 23, 2013

The dangers of construction dust

Recent HSE research has estimated that silica may be responsible for the deaths of over 500 people each year who have worked in construction. HSE also estimates…

PPE July 21, 2013

Asbestos health and safety - know how to protect yourself and others

Asbestos is the single greatest cause of work-related deaths in the UK. Every week on average 20 tradesmen die from exposure to asbestos including plumbers, electricians…

PPE July 17, 2013

Health and safety made simple

If you think health and safety has to be complicated – it doesn’t. The “Health and safety made simple” pages at the HSE website will provide…

PPE June 26, 2013

Removing protective gloves

It is extremely important that PPE is used properly.  This HSE video shows clearly how to remove single-use gloves without contaminating your hands:  Removing…

PPE June 26, 2013

What Is Safety? Who Is Responsible For Safety Management?

What is all the fuss about Safety? Everyone is interested in the concept of being safe from physical, psychological and financial harm.  Most people are involved…

PPE April 24, 2013

Integrated hearing protection

The ear is a very delicate part of the body and some of the damage that noise can cause is often nonrecoverable. The latest figures from HSE show that during 2011…

PPE April 16, 2013

Lead young people to safer working lives

Imagine, for a moment, being unfamiliar with the environment you find yourself in, with new people, processes, systems and machinery all around. You have a strong…

PPE April 2, 2013

How do I carry out a risk assessment?

There is no set way of undertaking a risk assessment but the simplest and most straightforward way is to consider following the five steps: