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PPE Standards Warning

A variety of sources including the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) have reported numerous times that the UK
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New PPE Regulation 2016/425

British industry and standards bodies are currently working to prepare for the new European Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation 2016/425, ahead of full enforcement of
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Guide to protective clothing

What type of body protection is needed? There are two main types of protective clothing — clothing to protect the body and clothing to protect
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Respiratory protection: Face fitting

Although personal protective equipment (PPE) should only be used as a last resort, respiratory protective equipment (RPE) still has an important role in protecting employees
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Sikhs and head protection

From 1st October 2015, Sikh employees in all workplaces will be legally exempt from wearing head protection. Consultation Early 2014 saw the HSE publish a
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PPE Directive Update

1st October 2015 was a big day for new legislation coming into force. We’ve put together an overview of some of the most important changes
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