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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 November 17, 2013

Make Noise at Work Monitoring Your Priority

If you are planning to carry out workplace noise measurement then you should ensure that you use compliant monitoring equipment and that the equipment you use is…

PPE October 8, 2013

Confined Space Training

Confined spaces present serious risks to people in a wide range of industries, and a significant number of people are killed or seriously injured in the UK each…

PPE October 3, 2013

Noise awareness training

If you are considering purchasing or utilising a sound level meter and need training on its use and on noise at work regulations, Pulsar Instruments has added three…

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 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 August 1, 2013

PPE Not Free For Many Workers In The UK

A recent report by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has highlighted an incredible statistic; that more than a fifth of workers are paying for PPE themselves. Workers…

PPE July 29, 2013

Does your business comply with health and safety legislation?

Need help to comply with health and safety legislation? Then look no further than Comply at Work Ltd based in Horwich, Bolton. Sue Scott is the award-winning principal…

PPE June 28, 2013

U-Power meet new European safety footwear standard

Italian style puts U-Power way ahead of the game on the new safety footwear standard deadline. All safety footwear products from design-led Italian company U-Power…

PPE June 27, 2013

Driver Duty of Care Portal (DDCP)

The overriding principle of Health and Safety law is the requirement to prove that a company has not failed in its “duty of care”. Inevitably this means being…

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 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:

PPE March 31, 2013

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 27, 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 11, 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…