The Top 10 Dangers of Working with Electricity

Workers across Civil Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction sectors often work in close proximity to electricity. As well as taking obvious precautions, such as wearing Electrical Hazard Safety Boots, here are windpowerengineering.com’s 10 most common electrical safety mistakes: 1: Underestimating the dangers of lower voltage levels The main difference between low and high voltage is how…

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Utilities Engineering Expands – PPE For Working at Height and with Electricity

As BT expands its Openreach national broadband network, it’s also expanding its workforce across Shropshire, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. In fact, according to the Shropshire Star, more than 3,000 trainer engineers are being recruited with a view to mainly deliver the company’s ‘Fibre First’ programme; bringing faster, more reliable and future-proof Fibre to…

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2019 Manufacturing Health and Safety Under Inspection

According to Lexology, HSE launches its 2019 inspection initiatives, starting with food manufacturers between January and March. The two main areas of concern focus on occupational asthma caused by flour dust and musculoskeletal disorders caused by repetitive or poorly executed manual handling. In addition, the main causes of fatal injuries across food and drink manufacturing…

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What Are S3 Safety Boots?

With an array of available safety classifications, a lot of people ask us “What are S3 safety boots?” and “How are they different from SB, S1 and S2 boots?” Standard safety boots, like SB (safety basic) classification boots, for example, must conform to ISO EN 20345:2011, featuring toecap protection to 200 joules, as well as…

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Gorilla Safety 2019 Safety Footwear Guide

Which protection class and safety features are right for your workforce? Choosing safety footwear that’s fit for purpose and that meets current safety standards is vital. However, the numerous classifications and optional features can be overwhelming and confusing. Here’s Gorilla Safety’s quick reference guide to make selecting suitable safety boots, safety shoes and safety trainers…

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