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…

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…

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…