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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
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 20, 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 27, 2016
Arc Flash Protection - Risk Assessment

Arc Flash Protection - Risk Assessment

Risk management: identify the hazards; assess the risk; eliminate, remove or reduce the hazard.

PPE May 16, 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 14, 2016
Personal Protective Equipment: Why is PPE important?

Personal Protective Equipment: Why is PPE important?

As a last resort, personal protective equipment can mean the difference between going home healthy from work, or suffering injury, ill health or worse.

PPE December 14, 2015
Buying PPE: An Opportunity for Buyers to Make an Impact?

Buying PPE: An Opportunity for Buyers to Make an Impact?

Within the classical procurement portfolio analysis, buying PPE falls squarely within the “Acquisition” quadrant. Vendor choices proliferate, and it is a strong…

PPE November 6, 2015
NIOSH Directory of Personal Protective Equipment

NIOSH Directory of Personal Protective Equipment

Fatalities and injuries among the nation’s workers are substantially reduced with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and technologies. It is estimated…

PPE May 16, 2015
What is the Aim of the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC?

What is the Aim of the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC?

The aim of the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC is to ensure the free movement of personal protective equipment (PPE) within the Community market by completely harmonizing…

PPE May 9, 2015

Helsinki Chemicals Forum

Helsinki Chemicals Forum, 28-29 May 2015, Helsinki, Finland: The Helsinki Chemicals Forum is an independent forum engaging international authorities, industry…

PPE May 8, 2015
How to Choose the Right PPE

How to Choose the Right PPE

How to choose the right PPE: Once you’ve taken care of the major safety issues in your work environment, it’s time to suit up. But before you choose any…

PPE May 8, 2015
Product Testing and PPE CE Marking

Product Testing and PPE CE Marking

This article sets out to explain the regulatory requirements that must be met in order to legitimately offer a PPE product on the European market. It does not attempt…

PPE March 30, 2015
3M 8710E Dust Respirator

3M 8710E Dust Respirator

3M 8710E Dust Respirator: High quality, FFP1 protection against fine particles. Traditional convex shape, with nose clip and twin strap design keep the respirator…

PPE June 18, 2014

PPE Certification and Testing Series

A new series of articles on PPE certification and testing is on the way to you. We want to ensure that you obtain the latest concise guides to compliance and our…

PPE March 28, 2014