Personal Protection Equipment

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    Get comfortable: PPE for electrical hazards

    By Dr. Peter Wimmer on 01 April 2021

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    A heads up

    New developments in safety helmet technology are helping to protect workers from traumatic brain injuries.

    By Chris Tidy, Centurion Safety Products on 31 March 2021

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    HSE rejects claims it bowed to ‘political’ pressure to approve PPE

    HSE has dismissed claims it came under ‘political’ pressure to approve Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from a particular contractor for use during the coronavirus pandemic.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 01 January 2021

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    'Reinstate Section 40 of Equality Act to stop workplace harassment': TUC

    The TUC is calling on the government to implement the Equality Act in full on its tenth anniversary.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 October 2020

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    Best foot forward

    Safety footwear was born out of the necessity to protect workers, alongside the introduction of liability insurance and workplace safety legislation.

    By Simon Ash, HAIX on 09 September 2020

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    Get masked up

    The increase of fake and non-compliant products and how to spot them

    By Neil Hewitt, Arco on 16 September 2020

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    Face coverings in public: an illogical minefield

    When Matt Hancock rose to address parliament on face coverings in mid-July, it followed weeks of speculation that eventually we would all be required to cover up to shop.

    By Rhian Greaves, Pannone Corporate LLP on 31 July 2020

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    Unlock the benefits of great head protection

    Our head and the brilliantly complex brain it protects are integral to everything we do – at home and at work. 100,000 miles of blood vessels and 100 billion neurons enable our brains to breathe, think, dream, retain memories, and make around 35,000 decisions each and every day.

    By Mackenzie Peters, MSA Safety on 24 February 2020

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    Ten work at height myths debunked

    With an average of 37 worker fatalities every year due to a fall from height, it is imperative that regulations are always followed by people working at height (WAH) and when working in hazardous environments. However, ruling out several myths surrounding WAH is the first step.

    By Ken Diable, HeightSafe Systems on 07 August 2019

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    Reaching new heights

    Falls from height are one of the major causes of deaths in the workplace worldwide. It is therefore imperative to understand the different types of fall protection equipment options that can safely be used.

    By Lloyd McConkey, JSP on 29 August 2019