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Do employers have to provide PPE?

Do employers have to provide personal protective equipment (PPE)? The short answer is yes. It is critically important that employers provide personal protective…

PPE March 31, 2013

Risk Assessment Basics

There is fantastic guidance available, on both sides of the Atlantic, for your risk assessment work. Risk assessmants are particularly useful when assessing the…

PPE March 27, 2013

Royal Charter and new logo in celebration of 60 years

BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society), the UK’s learned and professional society for the scientific discipline of occupational hygiene recently celebrated…

PPE March 22, 2013

Food handling safety training

If you want to work in a business that handles food, like a restaurant, deli, bakery, take out, or even a school cafeteria in Australia you must pass a food safety…

PPE March 20, 2013

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

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

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