Responsible Mining Index – Safety Footwear for Miners

A new Responsible Mining Index highlights gaps in industry transparency and execution of policies, according to mining.com.

 The Responsible Mining Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation based in the Netherlands, recently produced a report that studies a large percentage of the mining industry and revealed that many mining companies do not always enforce their own policies around…

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Ladies Safety Footwear Gets Even Better

Women certainly shouldn’t monkey around with safety, wearing the nearest male safety footwear size in the hope that they protect their feet effectively from hazards. That’s bananas! Rock Fall’s superb Vixen range of women’s safety boots, shoes and trainers reaches new heights, with fantastic, stylish new models now available – Designed using female lasts i.e.…

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Safe Boots – Cold Boots – Driving Boots

You’re working onsite, your feet are cold, you need to drive, or operate machinery. No problem, because you’re wearing Rock Fall RF001 Alaska cold working safety boot.  Alaska is a lightweight safety boot, boasting composite toecap and midsole protection.  With a Thinsulate lining contributing to protection against -40 degrees cold, a flexible v-collar means that…

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Laws on Sexist Dress Code – Gorilla Supplies True Ladies Safety Footwear

According to Business Matters Magazine, women are still being forced to wear high heels, make-up and revealing clothing by some employees, a parliamentary report has found. The report claims that current laws to prevent discrimination are not ‘fully effective’. With more and more females entering engineering and industrial sectors, Gorilla Safety Footwear supplies the Vixen…

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Another Bright Spark from Rock Fall. Spark RF5000 S3 Welding Safety Boot

Another bright Spark from Rock Fall.  Rock Fall has done it again and released yet another industry-leading safety boot.  This time, it’s the Rock Fall Spark RF5000 S3 welding safety boot.  As well as being 100% non-metallic, Spark is flame-retardant with flame-resistant stitching. Add easy quick removal and a FORCE10 solid nitrile outsole which reaches…

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What is PUWER?

PUWER is the acronym for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 which came in to force on the 5th December 1998. The Regulations state the responsibility and/or control of work equipment lies with the employer, duty holder and anyone else. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the statute and…

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