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Reusable hand protection solutions

Hand protection specialist UNIGLOVES has announced it has launched of a new range of reusable gloves and specialist electrical safety gloves with specific solutions designed for workers in the industrial and manufacturing sectors.

Training for confined space working

Brian Grunes, Arco Professional Safety Services Confined Space training expert (pictured) offers guidance on the risks of confined space working and the upcoming changes to the City & Guilds training accreditation

Hearing protection solutions

Hazardous work environments demand effective and reliable communication between people. With a range of up to 3km the new HELLBERG Local hearing protector and communication headset makes it easy to talk to with colleagues - without the hassle of taking off ear defenders.

Working at height

Falls from height are the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury within the workplace. Steve Dawson, working at height expert at Arco Professional Safety Services, explains the importance of training for working at height and having the right equipment

An accident in the workplace is not the time to find out if you have correct machine safety procedures in place

Machinery and manufacturing equipment safety specialists, Euchner (UK), is hosting a series of training events designed to ensure that company directors, health and safety professionals, operational, maintenance, HR personnel and other managers understand key legislation and their responsibilities surrounding safety in the workplace.

Climate control baselayers

Upgraded, innovative and sustainable – SNICKERS WORKWEAR says its range of ‘Climate Control’ clothing delivers exceptional comfort and performance. There’s a range of garments that use socially and environmentally responsible fibre technology such as 100% recycled polyester, as well as others available in high-tech breathable fabrics.

Protecting workforces from chemical exposure

It is estimated that every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, one worker dies as a result of exposure to toxic chemicals, pesticides, radiation and other hazardous substances.

Remotely-operated rescue robot

A remotely-operated rescue robot built to help with disaster recovery in hazardous industrial environments has been developed by a pioneering firm.

Protection Advisor

BRAMMER BUCK & HICKMAN, a leading UK supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, has announced it has launched a new interactive online Hand & Arm Protection Advisor for high quality Ansell safety solutions such as HyFlex, ActivArm and MICROFLEX which has been designed to help customers determine the right level of cut protection and comfort for hands.

Miniature safety inductive is a snug fit

SICK has announced it has launched the IQB2S family of inductive safety switches to provide designers and operators with a unique, cuboid-shaped non-contact device - as small as a matchbox - that can be fitted easily into the smallest machine spaces.

Protective clothing requirements

Many workers in hazardous environments could be wearing protective workwear that is not fit for purpose, according to workwear supply and laundry provider, ELIS.

New reusable hand protection solutions

Hand protection specialist UNIGLOVES has announced it has just launched a new range of industrial gloves and specialist electrical safety gloves.

Covid protection for Cambridge factory

Soluva Air W air disinfection units are helping to provide protection from Covid-19 for employees of HERAEUS NOBLELIGHT at its factory on the Cambridge Science Park. The units have been installed in the company's office and works canteens and, complemented by the observation of social distancing, hand washing and mask wearing, they now make the working environment even safer. The Cambridge facility employs over 100 people manufacturing photonics-based solutions.

Thermal drone imaging capability

DSC says with its new thermal sensor, the M2EA Drone, packs a whopping 640 x 512 infrared thermal resolution, allowing building heat loss identification and electrical power overheat issues, to be identified easily and quickly, enhancing both people safety and the ability to save time and money.

Going underground

Investment in advanced SEAWARD PAT (portable appliance testing) kits is helping London Underground comply with important electrical safety requirements.

Spring cleaning to reduce safety risks

TRESTON proposes spring-cleaning for industrial workshops to reduce workplace safety risks and increase productivity by keeping a clutter-free and clean workbench.

Supply chain compliance

ERIKS Industrial Services, part of ERIKS group, has partnered with ALCUMUS SafeContractor to manage contractor compliance and drive health, safety and environmental transparency in its supply chain.

Hand protection expertise

Hand protection specialist UNIGLOVES has bolstered its highly experienced team with the arrival of PPE specialist Karen Cresswell to help shape a new range of industrial workwear gloves for a mid-May launch in the UK.

Supporting workplace social distancing

CASELLA, expert manufacturer of smart monitoring technology, has developed an innovative solution to simplify social distancing in the workplace with the launch of the Orbi-Trace smart tag. The solution provides simple proximity alerts all the way up to full effective contact tracing.

Bring PPE to life

JSP says its DigiHUB is an exciting, innovative new platform that allows you to safely explore, learn and share the core range of JSP products with customers and supply them with all the technical information they need to select JSP with confidence as their trusted PPE provider.

Padlocks excel in Sold Secure testing

Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has announced it has recently had its high security NE and NG padlock ranges tested by Sold Secure, with impressive results.

Virus-free workplaces

With the UK continuing its battle against COVID-19, businesses everywhere are facing the unenviable task of ensuring virus-free workplaces for staff and customers alike. For this reason, HI-KLEEN from Hi-line Industries has been proving exceptionally popular since its introduction in the summer of 2020. To help even more companies benefit from this highly effective surface sanitiser for commercial premises, Hi-line has produced a short but highly informative YouTube video (https://youtu.be/7cQlavJ51S4) that demonstrates the product’s easy application.

Safety light curtains provide access control

WIELAND ELECTRIC says its SLC Series safety light curtains have been designed to protect operators from dangerous areas or as access control against unauthorised trespassing.

Light work of safety testing

A leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial LED lighting, NET LED, says it has improved the electrical safety testing of its products by using low power multi-function LED testers from SEAWARD.

Site Safety Guide for Manufacturing

Essity, a global health and hygiene company, and the global manufacturer of Tork, has published the Tork Site Safety Guide for Manufacturing. The company says the guide offers insights from Essity’s first-hand experience confronting the pandemic and its role in advising the U.K. government on safer policy.

Safety footwear

We go behind the scenes with Simon Ash, UK Sales manager of HAIX, a leading safety footwear manufacturer , to find out what goes into the design and development of safety footwear and the testing that ensures they meet the high standards of comfort and safety that wearers have come to expect.

High speed temperature screening

RENOVOTEC, a fast growing UK rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies has announced it is introducing a new high speed, accurate, data-secure and non-contact temperature screening system for at-entrance use in distribution centres and factories, stadia, airports and larger offices.

Ventilation-based, environmentally friendly cooling that can help fight Covid-19

EcoCooling reports: Safety in workplaces has been brought to the forefront of mind in recent months, with the control of bacteria being more vital than ever. Many businesses that relied on air conditioning to keep temperatures down have had to re-think their cooling solutions due to the hazards associated with the recirculation of air.

Safety expert relocates Industrial Hose Division

UK safety expert ARCO has recently moved its Industrial Hose Division to a new larger facility of 17,500m3, next door to its National Distribution Centre (NDC), on the outskirts of Hull. As one of the UK’s biggest industrial hose distributors, the new facility contains a dedicated and comprehensive range of industrial hose solutions suitable for all types of industries and applications.

Air and noise monitoring equipment upgrades

As employees begin returning to work, maintaining a safe and socially distanced workplace is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Health hazards such as from noise and dust continue within the workplace, so personal monitoring must continue. However, it can be difficult to deploy personal monitoring equipment while maintaining social distancing. CASELLA a world-leading environmental monitoring manufacturer reports it is enabling companies to overcome social distancing challenges with a new initiative to provide equipment that allows monitoring to continue whilst maintaining social distancing.

New fume extraction system

New from WILKINSON STAR, one the of the UK’s largest independent distributors of Welding and Industrial Equipment, is the F-Tech Fume technology product range of high vacuum fume extraction systems and welding torches.

Ventilation and extraction without moving parts

SECOMAK says featuring no moving parts, the Clustajet is designed to be ultra-reliable, portable, easy to clean and simple to install and is perfect for transporting dust and fine debris.

Hand protection solutions

Complementing its range of market-leading single use gloves, UNIGLOVES UK – part of UG Healthcare Corporation - one of the world's leading glove manufacturers, has announced it has introduced the protective skincare system, Derma Shield, to its offering. Designed to moisturise, protect and repair the skin, Derma Shield is CE marked and manufactured in the UK to Medical Device Standard ISO 13485. 

Dramatic comeback

MELAPHONE says when its Speech Unit was designed 50 years ago for the booking offices at British Rail stations, nobody could have predicted that half a century later it would suddenly be in such high demand. The current Corona Virus Pandemic had created an urgent need for all protective equipment – both for personal use and in the working environment. This is the reason the Melaphone has come into its own again.

First aid in the workplace

Employers have a legal requirement to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. The right form of first aid can save lives and prevent a minor injury from becoming a major one. To support businesses in their provision of first aid and first aid training, ARCO, a leading UK safety expert, has created a new expert guide to help.

Specialist PPE

Using high quality materials, HELLBERG SAFETY says its products are developed and independently tested in real-life situations for optimal performance to deliver products that are comfortable and reliable in any risk environment.

Respirator mask cleaning

MEIKO says Babcock's Rosyth site is the first UK user of its cleaning and disinfection machine for respiratory protective equipment, which provides Log 5 protection.

Clean and safe workspace

With hygiene and cleanliness at the forefront of everyone’s minds, ROCOL has announced new versatile a QUICK & CLEAN cleaning wipes, designed to clean hands, surfaces and tooling when access to water is difficult.

Made for safety

Cable management specialist, HELLERMANN TYTON has launched a new range of PPE for customers and staff to ensure they are protected when they return to work.

UV sanitising systems

WILKINSON STAR says new and exclusive in the UK is its Viro Tech range of Professional Ozone/ UV Sanitising Systems which can eliminate up to 99.99% of surface bound and airborne viruses, bacteria, odours and allergens.

Supplying solutions, supporting the frontline

Working to support the country’s essential services in this unprecedented time, loading bay solution specialist THORWORLD INDUSTRIES says it has devised safe practice methods to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing the company to both assist and champion the nation’s collective combative efforts.

Helping people to keep their distance

Responding to the need for technologies to slow the spread of Covid-19, SICK has developed PeopleCounter and DistanceGuard SensorApps which help to ensure that people keep to the recommended distance apart.

Sophisticated infrared thermography

As an extension to its normal DSEAR Risk Assessment Services, by using sophisticated infrared thermography, DSC-Ltd says it can now assist companies to reduce carbon footprint and find potential incoming mains power faults before they become critical.

Effective and versatile solutions

BERNSTEIN is a specialist manufacturer of enclosures, safety switches and sensors. With local and worldwide value-added capabilities, it says it is the perfect “one stop” solutions partner.

Affordable quality and comfort

UVEX says the new uvex 2 trend safety shoe range offers real value for money. Whether in the assembly hall or on the production line, indoors or outdoors: uvex 2 trend safety footwear range is suitable for medium duty applications and incorporates numerous proven technologies at an affordable price.

Visionary technologies at a glance

New to the market, UVEX says its megasonic goggle features a revolutionary frameless lens design delivering edge-to-edge, crystal clear, optical class 1 clarity and consistency in every direction. The panoramic lens is approximately 20% larger than similar goggles giving wearers as close to natural vision as possible, eliminating the need to take safety eyewear on and off when walking on difficult surfaces or when moving between workstations — a major advantage when it comes to risk reduction.

Safety footwear suited and booted

UVEX SAFETY has announced the launch of its latest safety footwear – the uvex 1 business, equally at home in both office and factory.

Medical gas dryer production

HI-LINE INDUSTRIES, a leading UK designer, manufacturer and installer of air/gas dryers and nitrogen generators, is lending its support to the NHS in combating the current COVID-19 pandemic.

SAFE face protection

HELLBERG SAFETY specialist PPE products include highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site.

Live online courses

Following the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak across the world, RRC has temporarily suspended classroom courses for the safety of learners and RRC staff.