Electrical safety


    Getting arc rated PPE procurement right

    Arc rated PPE provides vital protection against electrical arcing for people such as engineers working on electrical installations, but it’s crucial to consider factors like comfort, durability and weather protection when selecting it.

    By Jonas Andersson, GORE-TEX on 15 August 2023

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    Putting safety in everyone’s hands

    National Grid Metering’s gas engineers are empowered to stop work at any point on safety grounds, helping the company achieve a full year without a single lost-time injury.

    By Chris Cleveland on 13 April 2021

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    Let’s make digging even safer

    Running a free search for underground pipes and cables to avoid dangerous utility strikes, is proving more popular than ever.

    By Richard Broome, LSBUD on 18 July 2022


    Digging safely

    A free service exists so those carrying out excavation work can check for potentially dangerous underground cables and pipes.

    By Richard Broome on 12 October 2020

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    Don’t get your fingers burned

    Every year many accidents are reported at work involving electricity. Portable appliance testing (PAT) can help employers remain compliant and keep their workplaces safe.

    By Darren Bakewell on 03 July 2019