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The Annual Saga of the School Shoes

The Annual Saga of the School Shoes Every year kids are sent home for wearing the wrong uniform – but it’s not usually a health and safety issue. Every year, at the beginning of September, hundreds (thousands?) of students are sent straight home for failing to wear the correct uniform, having a prohibited haircut or… Read the Full Post

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When fashion and safety collide – the beard debate

When fashion and safety collide – the beard debate Facial hair is hugely popular at the moment – but it may also be placing your employee in danger A quick look out the window proves that the beard remains a must-have male fashion accessory. As we approach peak beard, it is clear that the trend… Read the Full Post

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How wearable exoskeletons will transform site safety

How wearable exoskeletons will transform construction site safety Wearable exoskeletons have long been the stuff of sci-fi movies, with heroes performing impressive physical feats thanks to the assistive technologies. Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley used an exoskeleton to help defeat a xenomorph queen in the movie Aliens, while Matt Damon wore sported a lightweight suit in his… Read the Full Post

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The hard hat challenge – are people taking PPE seriously?

The hard hat challenge – are people taking PPE seriously? The Internet has been an incredibly valuable tool for driving communications and bringing the people of the world closer together. But it has also encouraged millions of people to engage in bizarre, stupid and downright dangerous behaviour for the sake of “views” on platforms like… Read the Full Post

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Suit Up to Stay Safe – How to Choose the Right Personal Protective Equipment

Suit Up to Stay Safe – How to Choose the Right Personal Protective Equipment You can’t deny that safety clobber isn’t eye-catching – it’s even made it on the fashion runways. But joking aside, it’s pretty important to make sure that you make the right choice when you are choosing protective equipment. Did you know… Read the Full Post

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Personal Protective Equipment 101 – Your 8 Most Common Questions

We get asked a whole heap of questions about personal protective equipment (PPE). And it’s good to see the concern!  Looking after your head, hands, feet and body is the bottom line of staying safe, healthy and happy on any work site. You’re always welcome to pick up the phone and put a question to… Read the Full Post

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Chemical Spill First Aid

First Aid Trainers all know how to teach the first aid basics and anyone with a hint of common sense would be able to adapt their treatment according to the casualty and the situation. After, that is exactly what First Aid is, the absolute first treatment that a casualty receives, generally before they are handed… Read the Full Post

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Why You Need Construction Safety Consultants

If you are the owner of a construction company you may think that simply following safety regulations is enough to ensure that your team is safe. However, employing safety consultants is an excellent idea because they will ensure that the health and safety of your employees is at a suitable level. This has a direct… Read the Full Post

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Dummies Guide to PPE in the Workplace

If you’re planning to enter an industrial occupation known for its hazards, chances are you’ll already have heard the term PPE. However, if you’re new to your industry it will prove useful to learn a bit more about PPE and the role it will play in your everyday safety. Below are answers to some common… Read the Full Post

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