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Automotive Component Supplier eradicates compressed air for removing debris

DURA Automotive Systems is an independent designer and manufacturer of automotive components, including control systems, exterior systems and lightweight structural systems. DURA markets its automotive products to Global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), including leading Tier 1 automotive suppliers.

At Dura Automotive Body & Glass Systems, based in Birmingham (UK) they manufacture products that includes Steel and Aluminium Doors, Impact Beams, Glass Encapsulation, Plastic Cappings, Exterior Trim and Electric Park Brakes. Continue reading...

Empteezy achieves industry first as its safety tank shower qualifies to meet two international standards

Spill containment and spill control industry expert Empteezy has proof positive from three independent tests that its emergency tank shower (SE-VTS-1 tank shower) meets the rigorous standards set out by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the three European Standardisation Organisations (CEN, CENELEC, ETSI).

Instead of simply going through a process of self-certification, Empteezy, which recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, has truly gone the extra mile and elected to have its tank shower undergo three independent tests to prove its compliance to international standards. Continue reading...

Bold Lone Worker Platform – Smartphone Apps and Devices

The Bold Locator provides an end-to-end lone worker solution supporting both smartphone apps and a range of devices. For the lone worker, the system provides a flexible and simple way to call for help. At the control room, alerts generated by a phone app or dedicated device enable the operator to view the user’s location as well as listen in to verify the incident. Users can generate check calls before entering potentially hazardous situations which will escalate into SOS alerts when the time period has expired, unless cancelled. Check call handling is managed centrally so that if the phone or device is no longer available, an alert will still be raised in the Bold monitoring system. Continue reading...

MasterMover the bread and butter of the food industry

Recent years have seen a significant increase in farm-to-fork initiatives. Many food manufacturers are now investing heavily in traceability to follow the journey of products, yet this largely focusses on tracking technology rather than physical movement. Here, Andy Owen, managing director of electric tug specialist MasterMover, looks at the importance of efficient handling and logistics in the food and beverage industry.

The number of food product recalls and ingredient scandals throughout Europe in recent years has made many consumers understandably cautious about what exactly they are eating. As a response to this newfound scepticism, traceability is becoming increasingly important in the food supply chain. Continue reading...

Alpha Solway Launches The New Alpha Flow Protective Mask Range To Help Workers Breathe Easily

Renowned disposable respirator manufacturer Alpha Solway is helping protect workers against the threat of breathing hazards with the launch of the new Alpha Flow™ Series, which includes the UK’s first P3 charcoal filter.

The five-product Alpha Flow series has been designed to improve comfort and performance whilst maintaining a secure fit to provide enhanced breathing protection for workers coming into contact with dust, fumes, vapours and particulates across a wide range of industry sectors. Continue reading...

Labcraft Banksman Safety Lighting Solution Passes 2,000 Installs

David Frew, Head of Sales and Marketing for Labcraft, commented, “Over 2000 customers have successfully deployed Labcraft’s Banksman solution reducing damage to the vehicle, keeping staff safe and increasing uptime on the road.” The Labcraft Banksman lighting system can be installed at various points around the underside of the chassis and provides a bright carpet of white light around the vehicle. This significantly improves driver visibility enabling them to avoid obstructions in dimly lit areas reducing damage to the vehicle, to property and reducing the risk of serious injury to 3rd parties. Continue reading...

Send For Help one of the First Organisations to be Certified to new BS 8484:2016 Lone Worker Standard

Send For Help – the largest lone worker protection provider in the World is one of the first companies to be successfully audited against the latest version of BS 8484:2016 – the standard for the provision of lone worker device services.

Following the rigorous audit, the award certifies that Send For Help’s subsidiaries – Skyguard and Guardian24, are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision. Both subsidiaries were already accredited to the previous version of the standard – Continue reading...

IWMA nominated for CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award

February 2017.  This week the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) was nominated for the 2017 Health & Safety Award. Corporate Vision Magazine – the donor of the award – have established the award to “celebrate the companies and individuals whose dedication and hard work if often overlooked.”
Their aim is to “cast a light on the remarkable firms and individuals whose inimitable ways and innovative thinking has seen them reach incomparable heights and gain remarkable accomplishments.” Continue reading...

NEW FIRE 360° SERVICE STARTS WITH FREE SITE SURVEY

Bull Products Site SurveyWhen starting out on a new construction project you will want to be sure that the correct fire safety standards are in place from the outset.

As one of the leaders in construction site safety equipment, Bull Products’ has just launched its Fire 360° service for construction companies, starting with a free site survey.

Fire 360° is a twelve-step plan to provide companies with an effective and comprehensive fire strategy. From an initial enquiry to Bull Products, a BAFE certified advisor will arrange to attend your site within 48 hours to accurately assess requirements and provide expert advice on fire safety strategy. Site plans are fully assessed by the engineer Continue reading...

Advanced’s Fire Panels Nominated for Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Award

advanced-health-and-safety-awardAdvanced’s MxPro 5 fire panel range has been nominated for the Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Awards 2017.

“We’re delighted to be nominated for this award for the second year in a row,” commented Aston Bowles, Advanced’s Marketing Manager. “MxPro 5 is the fire industry’s leading multiprotocol fire panel. It enjoys a reputation for performance, quality and ease-of-use that is unmatched and has been installed across the UK and beyond in some of the most prestigious and challenging locations.” Continue reading...




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