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Machinery safety guide available

The latest edition of ‘A practical guide to machinery safety’, sponsored by Laidler Associates, part of the machinery division of TÜV SÜD Product Service, is now available for free download from the Laidler website. The easy to read guide has recently been updated to cover the…

  • 25/12/2011

Indicator light for work cell illumination

Banner has introduced the EZ-LIGHT WL50 Work Light, a compact and rugged general purpose indicator light designed for local illumination in areas with poor lighting conditions. Whether it is used in an industrial control cabinet, work cell, or other enclosure, the EZ-LIGHT WL50 Work Light provides…

  • 25/12/2011

Spill control in the workplace – don’t get stuck in the dark ages

Make short work of the clean-up – give granular the boot and take a look at polypropylene sorbents! - As I may have mentioned before in association with Brady, it is often the products that don’t grab the headlines that can make one of the biggest contributions to efficiency and safety.

  • 25/12/2011

Keep your company in a healthy position

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is urging ­companies to reap not only the health and wellbeing benefits, but also the financial bonuses good health and safety brings, after a Manchester-based company’s workplace injury and illness reduction ­strategy saved it…

  • 25/12/2011

Don't take chances on safety equipment

This month Brady UK’s product expert Liz Gallagher ­advises on lockout/tagout procedures and practices and answers the following question: We have a quite a few seasonal workers in our factory, not all of whom have English as their first language which is a concern when isolating…

  • 25/12/2011

Gas detector for confined spaces

Specifically designed for CSE work, gas detection specialist Crowcon’s new portable Gas-Pro confined space entry (CSE) gas detector has application-driven features including a top-mount display, internal pump, detection of up to five gases simultaneously, and +ve Safety – a, tri-colour…

  • 25/12/2011

Taking sound measuring a step further

Investment in groundbreaking technology has enabled Casella CEL to develop the CEL-630 series of sound level meters for use in a wide range noise monitoring situations including the environment and/or workplace. Although one of the smallest sound level meters on the market, the CEL-630, with its…

  • 25/12/2011

Safety training leads to positive benefits

The law emphasises good environmental health and safety training (EHS) but it also makes great business sense, making your business more effective and productive in what it does. In practice, much health and safety training, is, and should be integrated into skills training. Its importance is then…

  • 25/12/2011

Sound level meter measures environmental noise

Specialist noise measurement equipment manufacturer Cirrus Research has launched the Optimus Green sound level meter. Designed for environmental, occupational and industrial hygiene noise, Optimus Green is the third in the Optimus family of sound level meters designed to for range of applications.

  • 23/12/2011

Stylish safety shoes for women

Sperian Protection has launched a line of safety shoes for women. Products in the Temptation Elite range meet all of the relevant EN standards for safety footwear and feature a fashionable, feminine design providing comfort, style, and protection. The range aims to encourage female workers to wear…

  • 23/12/2011