The HSE, who publish detailed statistics every year regarding the number of injuries and deaths within different industries, released data last year* that stated that over 40% of all fatal injuries from 2013 to 2014 were caused as a result of falls from height. On top of this startling figure, 581 falls were recorded during that same time period which caused specified or major injuries.
We all know, however, that these incidents can always be avoided, and the risk certainly lowered, by properly researching, acquiring and using the correct safety equipment for any given situation. Continue reading “At The Sharp End Of Safety – How To Select Fall Arrest Equipment For Unique Risk Protection” »
What employees wear for work can have a major impact on business output. Eva Kaplan-Leiserson claims, “The way you look directly affects the way you think, feel, and act… When you dress down, you sit down-the couch potato trend. Manners break down, you begin to feel down, and you’re not as effective.” Along with work performance, employees can feel unhappy at work if they feel like their life is vulnerable to workplace hazards.
It’s important to ensure your employees are wearing the correct clothing and they have any specialist workwear they need to conduct their job safely. If employees feel like their employer cares about their wellbeing, the efficiency of business output will improve.
There are many ways effective workwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help lead to a more efficient business: Continue reading “How can effective Workwear & PPE lead to a more efficient business output” »