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Special Ballyclare Promotion Recognises the work of Apprentices

Recognising the vital role apprentices play throughout today’s industrial sector, leading workwear provider Ballyclare Limited is supporting the Gov... more...

UK study to help chronic pain sufferers back to work

Researchers from the University of Warwick's Medical School are leading a study to explore ways of helping people with chronic pain back to work. Wor... more...

GCC education sector beefs up safety and security with biometric cloud-based systems

Intersec 2017 shines spotlight on emerging technologies as Middle East outpaces global growth in biometric solutionsA Dubai university’s cloud-based... more...

New guidelines on how to correctly handle security dogs

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS 8517-1, Code of practice for the use of general security dogs and BS 8517-2, Code of practice for... more...

System to stop mines from caving in will be used to safeguard new projects in Mongolia

The Trajectaflex Resin Firing System was developed by Wilco Technologies in South Australia and is a highly-effective resin capsule installation tool.... more...

The brand new Safety Helmet System V-Gard® 900 with integrated 360° protection

Workers are being exposed to a wider range of activities and hazards which requires PPE that increases safety and supports worker productivity. Safety... more...

All-over-IP Expo 2016 to Improve Exhibitor Experience with New Visitor Profile

All-over-IP Expo 2016 is renewing the connection between global IP brands and local customers. Apart from attracting and motivating existing sales par... more...

Aimont takes Slip Resistant Footwear to New Heights

Aimont takes Slip Resistant Footwear to New Heights with the highest score ever recorded for slip resistance on ceramic tiles with soapy water, at 0,9... more...

Final Preparations Towards the Most Important Meeting of the Industry

Final preparations are about to reach completion for the International SHF Exhibitions which will take place in Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) on Septembe... more...

Project Qatar Launches Its 13th Edition

Project Qatar launched the 13th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition, through an official press conference on Monda... more...

Intersec secured its place as a world leading show once again

Intersec 2016 welcomed many exhibitors and visitors from across the globe.This year’s exhibition saw an impressive 15% increase in visitor numbers a... more...

Advanced’s False Alarm Management System Recognised

“Without a safe, healthy and happy workforce, UK businesses would find it almost impossible to operate. Luckily there are a host of products and ser... more...

Aerolite™ - Europe’s lightest best performing bump cap on the market with air flow technology

The HardCap™ AeroLite™ from JSP is the latest addition to the PPE specialist’s range of bump caps designed for work environments where there is ... more...

Saudi Arabia’s leading security, fire and safety workshops and exhibition will return in May 2016

Saudi Arabia’s leading security, fire and safety workshops and exhibition will return in May 2016. The renowned event will be taking place from the ... more...

Next Generation Peli Vault Cases For the Apple iPad Air® 2 and iPad mini® 1/2/3

To make sure your movies, music and apps are protected, Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high - performance protectiv... more...

New PPE Regulation Now in Force

According to Europe’s leading PPE manufacturer JSP, the new PPE Regulation, which replaces the existing PPE Directive and becomes law on 21 April th... more...

Inspirational Speakers revealed for the Safety and Health Expo 2016

Following months of research Safety and Health Expo have revealed the headline speakers that will make an appearance at the show. The first person tha... more...

Qatar’s Construction Market: A World of Opportunities

New studies and reports signal continued evidence of Qatar’s construction growth despite the drop in oil prices, driven by the National Vision (QNV)... more...

Safety within the International Space Station

Tim Peake, British Astronaut has explained the health and safety procedures used at the International Space Station. In his FAQ Tim was asked, ‘What... more...

Asbestos Exposure in the Workplace

The use of asbestos has dropped significantly in recent decades, but the threat of occupational exposure to the toxic substance remains real today.Thi... more...

Tyco launches Gas and Flame Detection brand

  Tyco International today announced the formation of Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, a new operating brand of Tyco Life Safety Products division. Un... more...

An evolution of the revolutionary First Base 3

The FirstBase 3 is the third generation of Scott Safety’s market-leading FirstBase bump cap. Combining comfort, protection and style, FirstBase 3 is... more...

Are you fully protected when wearing a powered air respirator?

Inside Scott Safety’s factory, the latest robotic technology works round the clock to produce the highest filter quality ensuring the protection of ... more...

Voyager Protector Cases for iPads, at the MWC

The global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, introduces at th... more...

Safety is Broken

Barbour EHS, the leading health and safety information service invite John Green from Laing O’Rourke to kick off 2016 webinar series John Green ha... more...

Down to Zero Harm

A million hours without a Lost Time AccidentThe Safety Product Search website recenty visited the Scott Safety in Skelmersdale, Lancashire to see for ... more...

Respiratory Protection for the Ageing Workforce

As 1.5million additional workers aged between 50 and 64 boost the UK workforce by 2025, what must employers consider when purchasing Personal Protecti... more...

NEW Goliath Welders Boots HM2001 WSI LP

Goliath Footwear has developed a new and improved welders boot to offer better comfort and protection than ever before.  Suitable for fabrication and... more...

New Peli Guardian Phone Case. ‘Designed in Europe’ for European’s Lifestyle

One of the Thinnest Protection Cases on the Market Designed to Protect the iPhone® 6, 6S, iPhone®6 Plus, 6S Plus, Samsung Galaxy S® 6 and Samsung G... more...

Proflow 2 SC 160 PAPR for the industrial market

Scott Safety announces the launch of the ‘Proflow 2 SC 160’– a higher flowrate powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) for the industrial market... more...

Project Qatar will be back to the heart of Doha in 2016

Under the prestigious patronage of the Qatari government and the support of HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and... more...

Safety & Health Expo unveils exciting plans for 2016

Industry gathers to hear latest developments for the annual national UK event for health and safety professionals Last week over 50 leading companies ... more...

Industry titans to join SHP as new Editorial Board is revealed

Last night SHP, the leading source for independent news to the health and safety industry, announced that a host of industry heavyweights will join it... more...

V-Gard® Arc Flash Visors

MSA extends its wide V-Gard Face Protection Range by launching a new Arc Flash Visor class 2! These new electrician’s visors provide reliable protec... more...

Most Dramatic change in Health and Safety since 1974

Safety Product Search had the chance to watch the Health and Safety webinar that took on the 27th November. In this article we will briefly go over so... more...

Safer battery systems in electrified vehicles

Lithium-ion batteries (Li-ion) offer great energy and power densities accompanied with long battery life time. In an abuse situation however, e.g. in ... more...

Dräger device to support Garda crackdown on drug driving

One of the leading manufacturers in safety technology, Dräger, has won the contract to supply the Medical Bureau of Road Safety in Ireland with its d... more...

Can Social Media help save lives?

The power of social media is immense. The right campaign can take if in a matter of days and go ‘viral’ with just a few twitter tweets and Faceboo... more...

Arborist goes on HAIX boot camp

Recently Matt Hirons from Beechwood Trees & Landscaping embarked on a workwear boot trial in association with HAIX to find out if arborists are cu... more...

Major workplace disasters

With figures indicating that over 2.3 million die every year due to work related accidents or diseases, it is clear that more information and educatio... more...

Dräger expands drug testing portfolio with quick and compact DrugCheck 3000

One of the world’s leading manufacturers in safety technology, Dräger, is announcing the launch of its compact DrugCheck 3000, which tests simultan... more...

New report on visual safety way-guidance systems in evacuation

SP Fire Research AS has recently finished a project where they have examined evacuation in fire with regards to different types of visual safety way-g... more...

Air ambulance flight crew technical rescue flying suits

Recent years have seen a considerable expansion in the number of helicopters being deployed by the 27 air ambulance (AA) organisations across the UK. ... more...

40% of construction sites fail to properly protect workers

The HSE is urging the construction industry to ensure basic health and safety measures are in place after a month long inspection initiative found 40 ... more...

3 types of Grit Bins and how they can help

Nestable Grit Bin Nestable Grit Bins are best suited to busy environments and great when you need to dispatch grit bins quickly and efficientl The st... more...

Crane Safety: Decals, Signals, & Tips

The most common crane-related injuries and fatalities are caused by contact with the crane or its objects, falls from the crane, during transportation... more...

Safety & Health Expo 2015 Review

Safety & Health Expo was the scene of a vast array of technology on display that gave a lasting impression on health & safety professionals fr... more...

At the heart of health and safety

Safety & Health Expo 2015 closed its doors on ExCeL London after a successful show that saw a huge 43% increase in visitors to the show from the p... more...

Dräger shares expertise on implications of drink and drug driving

Delegates heard about the latest techniques, legislation and impact of drink and drug driving at a special session by international safety and medical... more...

Ansell wins agreement for UK Crown Commercial Service purchase of Trellchem® suits

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces that a four-year framework agreement has been established between the UK Crown Commer... more...

New V-Gard safety helmet suspensions revolutionize wearing comfort

MSA has launched 2 new Suspensions designed for the worldwide popular MSA VGard® Industrial Safety Helmets: Push-Key & Fas-Trac® III. These new ... more...

Dräger to showcase latest product innovations at Safety and Health Expo 2015

International safety and medical technology solutions provider, Dräger, will be showcasing its range of innovative products during Health and Safety ... more...

Peli introduces the iM3410 Storm Case

Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, h... more...

Sheffield University equips Advanced emergency lighting

A landmark, £11.6 million new building at the University of Sheffield has been equipped with the industry-leading, Lux Intelligent emergency lighting... more...

NCT CBRNe USA 2015: The launch event

Taking place in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area and close to the center of US decision making, NCT CBRNe USA 2015 assembled the ‘crème de la cr... more...

Companies urged by Dräger to be aware of new drug drive legislation

International safety and medical solutions provider Dräger, is calling on employers to ensure they are aware of the new drug drive limits with the ne... more...

Sir Chris Hoy MBE to close Safety & Health Expo 2015

Sir Chris Hoy MBE has been revealed as the final presenter for the 2015 Inspirational Speaker Series at Safety & Health Expo, as part of the Prote... more...

Ethisphere Institute names MSA a World’s Most Ethical Company

MSA Safety has announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical... more...

Durham Constabulary supported by innovative Dräger drug test

An innovative ‘Drug Test on Arrest’ initiative is paving the way to meet Durham Constabulary’s future drug rehabilitation and crime cutting goal... more...

‘World’s Greatest Explorer’ to speak at Safety & Health Expo

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE has been revealed as the second high-profile speaker confirmed for the Inspirational Speaker Series at this year’s Protec... more...

Dräger device receives Home Office approval for roadside drug testing

International safety manufacturer, Dräger, has added to its portfolio of Home Office approved kit, after its drug detection equipment was today given... more...

BSC global risk management theatre to run at the Safety & Health Expo

Safety & Health Expo is delighted to announce that the British Safety Council will be exclusively supporting the event as the only National Health... more...

New release from MSA In the alphaBELT holding & rescue belt

MSA is proud to announce the introduction of another fully integrated fall protection solution, following the successful and award-winning alphaFP fal... more...

Another life saved by MSA V-Gard helmet

Industrial Maintenance applications are very similar to Construction ones: most of the time unidentified dangers, such as falling objects. Risks are d... more...

Leading associations gather for opening of safety & health expo registration

Industry leaders gathered for the opening of registration for Safety & Health Expo 2015 at the London offices of organisers, UBM Live. There was g... more...

Peli 7000 Tactical Light

Peli introduces the 7000, the most powerful LED tactical torch Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced portable lig... more...

Outdoor equipment enclosures simplify instrumentation installations in ultra-cold environments

A new high capacity, easy-access enclosure from Intertec provides plant engineers with a versatile alternative to free-standing cabinets for the envir... more...

Vector Aerospace fined after workers’ health suffers

An international aerospace company based in Hampshire has been prosecuted after 13 employees were found to be suffering varying degrees of a debilitat... more...

World’s leading companies turnout for Safety & Health Expo 2014

This year’s Safety & Health Expo, now called Safety & Health International, welcomed a stunning quality of attendee, according to show organ... more...

Chemical Safety

From detergents and paint to pesticides and bleaches, in this day and age, chemicals are a part of everyday daily life. This is all very well, but do ... more...

The latest technology to improve safety offshore

How thermal imaging is being used to quickly detect electrical and mechanical hotspots offshore Dräger Marine & Offshore, part of the Dräger Gro... more...

Health & Safety Fails

Occupational Health & Safety rules and regulations vary wildly around the world, and some work environments are inevitably going to be a lot safer... more...

Safety & Health Expo 2014 Review

Safety & Health Expo 2014, which took place on 17th – 19th June 2014, further cemented its reputation as the UK’s number one safety and occupa... more...

High schools' breath alcohol testing saves lives

New breath alcohol screeners from Lifeloc Technologies promote student safety at school events. Kevin Sutherland, Public Safety Director of the Beaver... more...

New PremAire Combination

Streamlined Design for Industrial Airline Applications MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new PremAire family of Industrial Supplied Air... more...

Keep a cool head in summer with new Cooling Pads for helmets

Outdoor workers around Europe will soon face the summer sun, often leading to heat fatigue and heat stress and consequent effects on workers' health a... more...

Behavioural Safety

There has been a large uptake of “behavioural safety” approaches over the past decade or so, in a wide range of industries. These approaches are b... more...

Lifeloc introduces the EASYCAL for Portable Breath Alcohol Testers

EASYCAL® automates breath alcohol tester calibration, accuracy checks and record keeping in law enforcement, healthcare and DOT mandated alcohol test... more...

Focus on air ambulance flight crew safety and protection

Recent years have seen a considerable expansion in the number of helicopters being deployed by the 27 air ambulance (AA) organisations across the UK. ... more...

Golden rules set the culture

On my recent visits to a number of different companies in the UK and the Middle East I have seen extraordinary levels of commitment and dedication in ... more...

European Good Practice Awards

Does your company lead the way in actively managing stress and psychosocial risks at work? If so, you may be interested in entering into the Good Prac... more...

DuPont’s Tyvek provides legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve

Introduction of Tyvek® Classic Xpert provides superior Type 5/6 protection and comfort for industrial spray painters For over 30 years Severfield Ree... more...

Counter Terror Expo 2014 Review

Early bookings for Counter Terror Expo 2015 reflect this year’s success Attended by some 8,691 industry leaders and delegations from across the worl... more...

Latest in head protection from Scott Safety

Head protection is required in almost every industry where there is a risk of being injured by falling objects or when working in areas of restricted ... more...

Power to the People

Fit for purpose garments protect workers from deadly flashover Electric arc flash (or electrical flashover) is one of the most deadly and least unders... more...

Communication Solutions to prevent hearing damage

Hearing damage caused by exposure to noise at work is permanent and irreversible. Research estimates that over 2 million people are exposed to noise... more...

How to Build a Safety Program

By Creating a Culture of Safety Create a Culture of Safety “Every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home.  Every year in America,... more...

Revision to Safety Standards for Electrical Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that it would be issuing a final rule* to improve workplace safety and health for work... more...

Commonwealth Games - Managing risks

Venues are currently at various stages of handover to Glasgow 2014 who will complete final preparations to manage and operate them during the Games.... more...

Managing Shift Work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced a new book that aims to improve the understanding of shift work and its impact on health and safety... more...

New Move Spectacle and Altimeter released

New High Viz Move spectacles and a new UV400 clear version of the successful Altimeter have been added to MSA’s range of Protective Eyewear. The new... more...

Registration opens for IOSH 2014 conference

This year’s IOSH conference, running alongside Safety & Health Expo 2014, is essential if you want to develop the necessary skills and knowledge... more...

Fire Services challenged by new Terror Threats

The work of the Fire Service is all about saving as many lives as possible, which serves counter to many terrorist groups’ aim of destroying as ma... more...

Safety & Health Expo nears sell-out for London event

The largest UK national event reports 25 per cent growth in companies participating in the 2014 exhibition. The UK’s flagship event for health and s... more...

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Introduction The issue of drug use is as important as ever. The cost of illegal drugs has dropped significantly in recent years. Moreover, there has... more...

Evolving global security threat focus for Counter Terror Expo 2014

In January 2013, terrorists launch an attack in Algeria on the Tigantourine gas facility. April sees the detonation of two bombs near the finish line ... more...

Aviation Safety Specialist Nozzles

Delta’s De-Icing Nozzles play an integral role in maintaining operational efficiency and safety within the Aviation Industry when freezing temperatu... more...

Amnesty reports abuse of Qatar's migrant construction workers

A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suff... more...

The Unpleasantness of Environmental Enforcement

Following recent meetings between AdBlue, the Environment Agency/Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Lubetech spill control provisions for Emis... more...

Cat H75Es and H95Es hammers

The E Series Hammer from Caterpiller has now expanded. The E Series line with the addition of the new H75Es and H95Es, designed for backhoe loaders an... more...

Working at Height

Working at Height Safety turns its attention to Scotland There are certain situations that clearly require a greater focus from a safety perspective -... more...

Step in the right direction

This month Safety Product Search looks are what makes decent, quality foot protection. As a manager or an employee working in an environment with pote... more...

Monitoring Equipment

Having the right equipment is essential When working in hazardous environments, having adequate protective and safety equipment is essential. This i... more...

A+A 2013 Review

This year’s A+A Show in Düsseldorf saw a big increase in visitors from the last event in 2011. With over 63,000 trade visitors and more than 1600... more...

ATC Risk Management - Training Centre

ATC Risk Management Opened a Training Centre in London Dartford The doors to our new training centre in London Dartford were officially opened on 10 A... more...

The Importance of Training : ISOH

Is your Company doing its best when it comes to Health & Safety Training? It is vital that workers receive relevant and interesting training in or... more...

Exposing staff to hazardous materials

Chemical manufacturing firm fined for exposing staff to hazardous materials Employers who task their staff members to work around hazardous materials ... more...

Future Trends in PPE

Future trends in PPE Good fit, comfort and sustainability, in relation to PPE, were three areas of focus in a recently published report identifying g... more...

Safety Success during 2012 Olympics

Secrets of Olympics safety success are revealed The secret factors behind the safety successes during the construction of the London 2012 Olympic Park... more...

UK builder risked lives on scaffolding

Lancashire builder risked lives on scaffoldingA Lancashire builder has appeared in court after he ignored a formal warning to stop working at the top ... more...

OSHA’s Hurricane eMatrix

OSHA’s Hurricane eMatrix outlines the activities most commonly performed during hurricane response and recovery work and provides detailed informati... more...

Management of the risks from legionella within water systems

The risk of legionelle within water systems. This safety notice draws attention to key aspects of the proper management of the risks from legionella i... more...

Why would someone pose as an OSHA official?

Why would someone pose as an OSHA official? An indictment claims one woman did so to defraud more than 1,000 people out of money. A 22-count federal i... more...

Hooped ladders and the use of personal fall-arrest systems

A safety notice published by the Health and Safety Executive to alert dutyholders to the key findings of newly published HSE research with regards to ... more...

Office inspections raising some dust

Office inspections raising some dust! The office workers, police officers, social workers and court employees Brian Sauvageau talks with have reached ... more...

Cornish bakery fined for worker's injuries

A night shift cleaner got caught-up in the unguarded machinery of a moving conveyor belt at a Cornish bakery and had to be released by co-workers. Wio... more...

Site Manager instruct workers to remove asbestos without adequate protection

Workmen carrying out a refurbishment at a Devon pub were exposed to deadly asbestos dust and then asked by their site manager to remove it without ade... more...

Asbestos Advice

At one point, more than 75 different industries exposed workers to asbestos. Even though these industries have been made safer by regulations from the... more...

Fines for unsafe construction site

A Croydon-based construction company has been fined for continuing unsafe working practices at a site in Lewisham despite repeated warnings. Unsafe wo... more...

One in Five Construction Sites Fail Safety Checks

Unsafe roof work found by HSE inspectors Nearly one in five construction sites failed safety checks during a national initiative to improve constructi... more...

Further success for the ALPHA

ISPI's parent company, Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd (HISL) - a private company, has been awarded a contract by the French DGA (Direction Générale d... more...

Honeywell Delivers

New Fibre-Metal® Tigerhood Futura® XXL Welding Helmet from Honeywell Delivers New Wide-View Auto Darkening Filter with Highest Quality Optical Ratin... more...