Entries by 1st 4 Media

Is poor lighting putting your workforce’s health at risk?

STEVE GARDNER, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ECOLIGHTINGUK TALKS ABOUT HOW BAD LIGHTING IN THE WORKPLACE CAN SEE COMPANIES FACE MORE THAN JUST A HEFTY ELECTRICITY BILL The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) recorded an estimated 71,062 employee non-fatal injuries as reported by employers in 2017/18, most of which occurred by common yet avoidable incidents. The two […]

Ashtead develops bespoke dust monitoring/alarm solution

Following advice from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), a large UK manufacturer was required to monitor airborne particulates in and around its paint shop, and to automatically raise visual and audible alarms when potentially dangerous conditions arise. Ashtead Technology was therefore contacted, and Jay Neermul, Environmental Sales Manager, visited the site to assess the […]

‘Just a flesh wound’ should have used cut level 5 from Flexion Global

Many of a certain age would remember the film where the Black Knight tried to stop King Arthur from crossing a stream and lost his limbs in the ensuing sword fight.  The most memorable words uttered being “Tis but a scratch, and  “Its just a flesh wound”.  We couldn’t say if he was wearing cut resistant clothing, but the serious […]

You only have one pair of hands

Next to back injuries, the most common workplace injuries are to the hands and almost entirely preventable through wearing the correct gloves for the job. In 2015 it was reported that 39% of hand injuries were from cuts or lacerations.  Puncture injuries by comparison were just 13% and fractures 11.2%.  Taking these stats even further nearly 71% […]

Bonasystems helps commuters watch their step with the launch of HSE approved pendulum testing across 11 mainland rail stations

(Hertfordshire, UK) Thursday, 15th August 2019 –  Bonasystems, market leaders in cleaning and anti-slip products, services and consulting, has been appointed to conduct slip risk assessments using the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) approved pendulum device at 11 of Network Rail’s mainland stations including Euston, Paddington, Victoria and Liverpool Street stations. Dr Steve Thorpe1, Head of Risk at Bonasystems […]

Informa Markets is delighted to announce further growth for the 2019 edition of IFSEC International, FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show

Taking place on 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London, the shows demonstrated notable visitor growth, representing 39,188 unique visitors – including thousands of international visitors from 128 countries – boasting an overall combined budget of £45.7 billion. Safety & Health Expo saw steady visitor growth driven by an impressive selection of highlights, including a 75-hour […]

The Solid Gear OCEAN Safety Shoe – Precision Safety and Comfort

Solid Gear continues to modernise PPE footwear with a safety shoe that looks and feels more like a trainer. Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new OCEAN safety shoe is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move. The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a […]

Safety and Health Expo returns as key event for SoloProtect

SoloProtect, the international lone worker company, is returning to The Safety and Health Expo taking place at ExCeL. SoloProtect, the international lone worker company, is returning to The Safety and Health Expo taking place at ExCeL. Once again, the event promises to attract thousands of visitors, including Health and Safety professionals, Security specifiers and Facilities Management personnel […]

Protect Employees from Chemical Exposure with Casella’s New VAPex Pump

Casella launches intrinsically safe low flow pump for chemical exposure monitoring Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex Pro. The elite low flow pump is the ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee’s levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists’ crucial time in their […]

Casella prioritises occupational health with its latest monitoring solutions at The Health & Safety Event

Casella, one of the UK’s leading providers of occupational hygiene and environmental monitoring solutions, showcases its comprehensive range of personal and environment monitoring solutions on stand K40 at The Health & Safety Event, NEC Birmingham, 9– 11th April 2019. Casella is dedicated to reducing occupational health and environmental risk through its hand-held devices for walkthrough […]