Winter Wrapped Up!

To help you prepare for the colder months we’ve got winter wrapped up with our comprehensive range of winter safety products. Turbocast 800™ towable grit spreader can be used as a broadcast or drop spreader.   Turbocast 800 will hold approximately 10 x 25kg bags of rock salt and gives controlled, accurate coverage up to 8 metres width at speeds…

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Asbestos in buildings – the need to make competent decisions

Stuart Goodman of risk management specialist Lucion*, looks at the responsibilities associated with ensuring compliance with asbestos regulations. A recent HSE safety campaign highlighted the very serious risks posed by asbestos exposure from building materials used in past decades. Even though asbestos has been banned in building materials since late 1999, and a huge amount removed from buildings over the…

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Zero Injuries for a Facilities Management Company?

David Parker, Executive Director for EMCOR UK, firmly believes this isn’t crazy talk. When safety performance is outstanding enough to achieve the recognition of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the British Safety Council, perhaps most companies would do more of the same, repeating the activities of the previous period, hoping to maintain the same standards…

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Legislation Watch establishes Seton as an expert in health and safety law

Seton is well aware that customers rely on them for expertise.  Legislation Watch is a free resource that provides regular, up-to-date, and easy to digest information on workplace legislation, and health and safety issues.  Feedback from readers in a recent survey confirms that this is considered an invaluable resource that enhances the reputation of Seton as the expert in health…

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Honeywell launches Miller H-Design fall arrest kits

An all-in-one solution for working at height    Honeywell (NYSE:HON) has launched six new Miller H-Design™ ready-to-use fall protection kits. Specifically designed for the construction and general manufacturing industries and associated working-at-height trades, such as scaffolding and cherry picking, the new kits include the highly innovative Miller H-Design harness. “Self-contained, quick and easy-to-use, the fall arrest kits are ideal for tasks…

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New and Emerging Risks for Workplaces

In late 2014, the EU-Occupational Safety and Health Agency bought out some statistics based on a survey they conducted using data collected from workplaces in 36 European countries. The survey focuses on health and safety in establishments when it comes to new and emerging risks, including physical and psychosocial risks – an area that is often omitted from surveys. The…

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