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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

Plans for update to PPE Directive Suppliers of personal protective equipment (PPE) have welcomed plans for revisions to the current European PPE Directive (89/686/EC) to
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Construction Safety Update

Judith Hackitt, the Chair of the HSE, has written about the HSE’s work with the Olympics authorities on the London 2012 Games, expressing a hope
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A Guide to Safety Helmets

There are many working environments where the wearing of safety helmets is a usual part of the protective equipment issued to employees. Industry sectors where
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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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