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RPE testing and maintenance – getting it right matters!

Recently, we have seen an increase in the HSE’s focus with regards to the inspection and maintenance of reusable RPE equipment, which has led to action being taken by the HSE against companies who have failed to comply with current regulations.  The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, Provision 9, refers to the Maintenance, […]

Make Blue Monday a Brew Monday!

This Blue Monday, 17 January, Samaritans is reminding everyone to reach out for a cuppa and a catch-up with the people you care about on ‘Brew Monday‘. We can always make time for a cuppa and a catch-up. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Monday morning or Saturday night, or if you’re drinking green tea, black coffee […]

Let’s talk the CITB Safety Training Schemes!

If you’re a Site Manager or a Site Supervisor let’s get the building blocks in place for a successful CITB Safety Training Schemes site with the SMSTS and SSSTS courses! Besides having frustratingly similar and lengthy names the two courses we’re going to talk about are highly important for keeping up with today’s health and […]

Glazing company fined for failing to control risks of vibrating tools

A glass and glazing company which installs and repairs glass windscreens and side windows to buses, coaches, motor homes and trains, has been fined for failing to adequately control the risk to its employees from using vibrating tools. Reading Magistrates’ Court heard how employees of PSV Glass and Glazing Limited were required to use oscillating […]