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Costain-Skanska JV raises hearing protection benchmark

Costain-Skanska joint venture (CSjv) is implementing a new hearing protection policy across all of its HS2 enabling works construction sites. Working with smart tech company Eave, whose innovative hearing conservation solution provides real time noise monitoring on site, CSjv is ...

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Tips for managing the safe return to work

As all industries from trade to office workers begin to return to their normal working environments, it is key to make employees feel safe in the knowledge that they are protected at all times in their working environment; this is ...

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Over six in 10 businesses finding it difficult to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having “sustained difficulty” in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to the results of a new survey from ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the ...

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Let’s face it – face coverings CAN go into general waste

From next Monday (15 June), it will be compulsory for anyone using public transport in England to wear a face covering. These are already recommended in some enclosed spaces where social distancing can be difficult and, as more people start ...

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Trade bodies seek to understand RPE state-of-play in engineering services

A new survey which aims to establish the availability, cost and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in engineering services has been launched. The availability and cost of  RPE and most notably face masks, has become a major issue since coronavirus ...

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Automotive giant EGR switches manufacturing to PPE for essential security and FM worker

Capacity to produce 100,000 protective face shields every day Security officers, receptionists and other customer-facing facilities management staff could soon benefit from the decision by EGR, a world-class manufacturer of precision-engineered solutions for the automotive industry, to convert its manufacturing ...

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Modern Work expert DURABLE has converted part of its production to produce PPE

Transparent face visors // users facial expressions are clearly visible // barrier function that minimises the exchange of droplets // available now Modern work expert DURABLE has transformed its production in Gotha, Germany, to focus on the production of PPE. ...

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