Did you know that, according to the Labour Force Survey (LFS), there have been approximately 11,000 prevalent cases of hearing problems each year caused or exacerbated by work over the last three years? It’s a staggering figure highlighting the critical need for hearing protection in various industries. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into… Continue reading Defending against noise: An in-depth guide to hearing protection
As the summer heat fades and the colder months start creeping in, the start of Winter brings about a unique set of challenges for those who work in various industries. Amidst this seasonal shift, one critical consideration is often overlooked – the type of footwear you choose. Whether your work within construction, agriculture, or even… Continue reading Stay safe & warm: The ultimate guide to Winter safety footwear
Did you know? The noise generated during an arc flash event can be deafening and add to the dangers faced by workers? In 2018, the HSE recorded two cable strike incidents, one of which resulted in a fine of £600,000 plus costs. In this blog, we’ll explore how arc flash incidents impact various job roles… Continue reading Safety in a Flash: Your comprehensive guide to understanding Arc Flash
Clearer vision and a safer workplace Employee safety is paramount, and one crucial aspect of safety is protecting the eyes from potential hazards. For those who require prescription glasses, prescription safety eyewear is an ideal solution that combines eye protection with personalised vision correction In the UK, approximately 20% of all reported eye injuries occur… Continue reading A clear vision of safety: The importance of prescription safety eyewear
In the realm of workplace safety, preventing falls stands as a paramount concern. Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries; each year, thousands of workers suffer injuries or fatalities due to falls. According to HSE, falls from height accounted for the most common kinds of fatal accidents to… Continue reading Fall Arrest vs. Fall Restraint: Which safety technique is the right choice for your workplace?
Good, Better, Best… In the past, protective shoes were often heavy and cumbersome, sacrificing comfort for safety. However, thanks to innovative technologies and materials, we now have a wide range of options that boast to be lightweight, comfortable and compliant. Hiker boots have been popular for several decades with hikers and those who pursue outdoor… Continue reading Comfortable & Compliant… Protect your feet during the warmer weather
Why is it important to stay hydrated? Our bodies are mostly made up of water! Keeping hydrated is not only important to aid digestion, it will also help you maintain a healthy heart – but most importantly, it will help control your body temperature. The recommended daily intake of water for men is 2 litres… Continue reading Ensure your staff are kept hydrated… as we enter these warmer months!
Good, Better, Best… We’re starting a new series to help you better understand some of the available workwear options on the market. In our first edition, we’re talking shoes! The benefits of safety footwear are undeniable; however, selecting the correct boot might be challenging as each pair is different. With different styles, price ranges, quality,… Continue reading When the shoe doesn’t fit… Why do women need female-specific footwear?