Tag Archives: health & safety

UVC Lighting That Actively Reduces the Bacterial and Viral Charge

UVC Lighting

Humanlumen, the lighting brand with a uniquely human-centric approach, introduces the Clean Air Series, a range of UVC Air Sterilisation Units, providing a safe, reliable and sustainable solution for a safe ‘Return to Work’ for many employers and employees. The Clean Air Series is a range of efficient UVC lighting devices that actively reduce the bacterial and viral charge of the …

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The Heat is on – Hot Work Fires on the Rise

Avoiding Work Fires

Hot work fires on construction sites are on the rise. CHAS, the supply chain risk management experts, explain what you need to remember when undertaking this type of work. More than a quarter of all accidental fires on construction sites are sparked by ‘hot work’, according to Freedom of Information data obtained by insurer Zurich. Combustible materials can be easily …

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‘Happy with your hard hat?’ with MSA Safety

‘Happy with your hard hat?’ with MSA Safety

Please take a minute to complete MSA’s hard hat survey to help improve safety in the workplace: https://skill-builder.uk/msa-survey In this video, sponsored by MSA Safety, Roger visits a few worksites to see what various trades think about wearing hard hats. #MSASafety #HeadForSafety #HeadProtection

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Head for Safety ~ Unlock the Associated Benefits of great Head Protection

V-Gard® 930 Non-Vented Protective Cap

By Mackenzie Peters, Global Product Group Manager, HEFH at MSA Safety About MSA Safety MSA Safety is a global designer, manufacturer and supplier of industry-leading safety products, including its iconic V-Gard® head protection range used by millions of workers in the toughest environments the world over. Our head and the brilliantly complex brain it protects are integral to everything we …

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Hellberg Safety – SECURE Active – Active Listening Headsets

Hellberg Safety – SECURE Active

Hellberg Safety specialist PPE products include highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site. The SECURE ACTIVE headsets enable workers to communicate safely with colleagues, hear signals and other important information while protected from hazardous noise. The built-in, level-dependent microphones provide perfect directional hearing with an electronic protection system that limits all sounds …

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The Van Insurer Highlights the Dangers of Disposable BBQs

Friends enjoying bbq party

With the summer in full swing, insurance price comparison site The Van Insurer is reminding van drivers about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Using portable or disposable barbecues in confined spaces like the back of vans or camper vans is potentially fatal according to experts. Research by the Gas Safe Register reveals that four out of five people in the UK are …

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Is Off-site Construction the Future?

Is Off-site Construction the Future of Construction

What is off-site construction? Off-site construction is the completion of elements or components for a structure at another location in a factory environment. Sometimes these components are assembled before being delivered to site. The off-site construction factories can either be permanent factories or ‘flying’ factories. ‘Flying’ factories are temporary facilities set up for a specific project and then moved once …

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Tenant Complaints Could Soar with Homes Act 2018

Tenant Complaints Could Soar with Homes Act 2018

Tenant complaints could soar with Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 www.safeguardeurope.com The recently introduced Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – which came into force in March – potentially heralds a significant increase in tenant complaints against landlords whose properties fail to live up to ‘fitness’ standards according to new research from YouGov. The findings of the …

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Further fall in construction inspections

Construction deaths rise

The number of unannounced construction inspections being undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive continued to drop last year according to construction union UCATT. In 2015/16 there was a total of 9,219 inspections compared to 9,656 in 2014/15, a decrease of 4%. The number of construction inspections has been declining steadily in recent years with figures revealing that in three …

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