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PPE January 15, 2018
Choosing respiratory protective equipment, dangerous substances, personal protective equipment and safety in manufacturing

Choosing respiratory protective equipment, dangerous substances, personal protective equipment and safety in manufacturing

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) used at work must be CE marked to confirm it has been designed to meet at least the minimum requirements laid out in law.…

PPE January 9, 2018
PPE compliance, occupational asthma and musculoskeletal disorder

PPE compliance, occupational asthma and musculoskeletal disorder

It should never be assumed that all workers wear their personal protective equipment (PPE) 100% of the time, or even the majority of the time. One of the reasons…

PPE October 16, 2017
The future for PPE and smart garments

The future for PPE and smart garments

When you think of protective clothing, such as high-vis vests, hardhats and goggles, ‘smart’ may not be the first word that pops into your head. But in truth,…

PPE October 12, 2017
PPE on UK Construction Sites

PPE on UK Construction Sites

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is an essential tool for workers at construction sites in the United Kingdom. The safety of the worker is mandatory for the safety…

PPE August 21, 2017
When Should Employers Replace PPE?

When Should Employers Replace PPE?

Personal Protection Equipment or PPE, is mandatory by legislation (Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974) and should be provided to employees at no-cost. But are…

PPE May 9, 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 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…