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Tests reveal vast quantities of non-compliant safety footwear on UK market

British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) testing has revealed that a significant amount of safety footwear produced by non-members fails to perform as advertised. Safety footwear is used to protect against hazards including slips, sharp objects, heavy loads, extreme temperatures, and ...

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How do you know your PPE and safety equipment is compliant?

With high volumes of substandard PPE and safety equipment on the market, British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) CEO Alan Murray explains how specifiers and users can ensure their products are fit for purpose Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to ...

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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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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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Speed test

Victims of ‘drive-by’ testing may be paying a heavy price when Working at Height warns Ken Diable Managing Director at Heightsafe Systems Ltd Facilities Managers are dealing with myriad pressures in their roles – not least the pressure to do ...

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Workwear an important line of defence

Whether FMs are working with a team of engineers or security guards, or working in an industrial, manufacturing, catering or food production environment, PPE is very much about workwear Traditionally, it has been the role of whoever is responsible for ...

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