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McCue – Five Hidden Benefits of Health & Safety

McCue - Five Hidden Benefits of Health & Safety

While most progressive businesses understand the immediate benefits of implementing good health and safety inside their facilities, some may not be aware that the benefits go way beyond simply protecting employees from accidents. McCue, a global provider of flexible safety barriers and experts in solving the safety needs of customers …

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Pyroban invests in 2-year EN1755 change programme

Pyroban invests in 2 year EN1755 change programme

To meet the requirements of the new EU standard for explosion protected lift truck design, Pyroban has invested in a 2-year EN1755:2015 change programme. The EN1755:2015 standard, entitled ‘Safety of industrial trucks. Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres. Use in flammable gas, vapour, mist and dust’, supersedes EN1755:2000 and is mandatory …

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Design recognition for safety pioneers A-SAFE

Design recognition for safety pioneers A-SAFE 1

A-SAFE is shortlisted for two industry design awards, with results announced later this year. The inventor of the fixed polymer safety barrier is shortlisted for Design Team of the Year at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA’s) and Innovation & Design at the MX Manufacturing Awards. The BEEA judges recognised …

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Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

The industrial workplace is ever-changing – and as it changes the health and safety demands of the workplace change with it. Industrial safety expert McCue utilises its armoury of protection products in facilities across the globe – and has done so for decades. But when one high profile customer expressed …

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LGV drivers vulnerable to Mental Health Issues, warns RTITB

LGV Drivers Vulnerable to Mental Health Issues Warns RTITB

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 0.5 million workers were reported as suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16*, including many within the transport and storage sectors. The UK’s largest Master Driver CPC Consortium RTITB is urging the industry to take action to help improve the …

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Supertouch top tips to cleaning safety eyewear

Supertouch top tips to cleaning safety eyewear

Safety glasses are a vital piece of equipment for many workers dealing in critical environments, but failure to look after eyewear can affect the quality of the lens and the protection it provides. Here Sangeeta Aeri, technical manager at Supertouch, a PPE specialist, talks through the importance of taking care …

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RTITB – Bad Backs Cost Billions – so what’s the cure?

RTITB Bad Backs Cost Billions so what is the cure

In 2015/16 a total of 8.8 million* working days were lost due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs), which is reported to have cost Great Britain over £5 billion. With the transportation and storage sector experiencing significantly higher rates of WRMSDs, compared with the rates for all industries, RTITB, the preferred …

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