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…Details
Working with electricity means that you must have the right safety footwear: Safety boots, or trainers that are designed to protect the wearer’s foot from hazards and at the same time are completely metal-free.
Gorilla Safety provides a range of Rock Fall Electrical Hazard safety footwear that can bee seen here.
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.…Details
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…Details
The UK’s press and media echo the news that Britain is set for even more cold weather misery. The Beast from the East has brought construction sites, engineering projects and agriculture to a near standstill, and a very uncomfortable standstill at that, as the weather puts our workwear and safety boots to the test. Can…Details
If you’re an employee or contractor whose been asked to ensure that all staff on-site are wearing S3 metatarsal safety boots, here is a little information on how to procure the right safety boots. It’s not just insurance requirements, it’s a greater understanding of the impact of metatarsal injuries and how they can prove to…Details
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…Details
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…Details
If you don’t already know about GRIP, here’s how you can start to take slip ratings more seriously: GRIP has been developed by The Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) to allow safety footwear users to identify suitable slip-resistant footwear, as part of a concerted drive to reduce workplace risks of slipping accidents. The European PPE…Details
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…Details
Comfortable | Hardwearing | Cheap You can only pick two. So which two do you select? Hardwearing and cheap? – Well, they won’t be comfortable Comfortable and Cheap? – These will not be hardwearing. Comfortable and Hardwearing? – That will be Rock Fall Safety Footwear. See the range of Rock Fall safety footwear here. With winter…Details
OK, so who extended Gorilla’s Photoshop license for Christmas? Look at him! So smug with his toasty feet in his Rock Fall Alaska S3 freezer safety boots. Plus he received FREE postage worth £3.99, an offer extended throughout January to counter the cold spike we’re enduring. If the cold weather is making working outside a…Details