Personal Protection Equipment

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    Taxpayer to foot £2.9bn bill of ‘useless’ PPE, says Committee

    Vast amounts of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) intended for hospitals is still lying in storage, including £2.9 billion worth of items that are ‘not suitable for use’ in medical settings, a Committee has confirmed.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 06 September 2021

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    Don't slip up

    When selecting slip-resistant footwear, it’s vital to also consider factors such as the level of comfort provided to the wearer.

    By Simon Ash, HAIX on 03 September 2021

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    Masks only effective if ‘everyone does it’ warn health leaders

    Experience has taught us that we can’t guarantee people will behave responsibly to prevent Covid transmission and wear masks, the chair of the British Safety Council has warned.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 13 July 2021

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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