Personal Protection Equipment

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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

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    Fall protection cost-cutting: a step too far?

    Any work at height carries risk. Preventing accidents from falls relies on all stakeholders using an informed, joined-up approach to practices and systems.

    By James Sainsbury, MSA Safety on 23 July 2019

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    Get a grip

    Employers need to provide workers with effective hand protection solutions when doing manual handling.

    By Gregory Tessier on the best gloves for manual handling tasks on 10 May 2019

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    Is this an end to orchestras as we know them?

    The recent conclusions of Goldscheider v the Royal Opera House shook the foundations of the entertainment industry earlier this year.

    By James Lewis on 13 December 2018

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    Bet your boots

    Slips and trips are the leading cause of major injuries in the workplace in the UK, comprising almost one in three of injuries reported under RIDDOR, and forming a significant part of the workplace-injury cost of £5.3 billion a year.

    By Stuart Thorne, U-Power on 11 September 2018

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    New discussions reveal cross-sector concern for arc flash safety

    When it comes to industrial safety, all of us understand the importance of wearing a hard hat, protective gloves or steel toe-capped boots.

    By Jarl Coldrick, ProGARM on 12 July 2018