Paul Skade

Diamonds are a Hand's Best Friend

by Paul Skade

Patented Dyneema® Diamond Technology makes the new THORMASAFE Diamond Cut gloves – exclusive to ERIKS – the most effective cut-resistant gloves on the market. 

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Make UV Protection a Part of your PPE

by Paul Skade

More than five outdoor workers are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, yet 90% of skin cancer deaths[1] could have been prevented if exposure to UV rays were controlled.

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Breathe More Easily

by Paul Skade

The quarrying industry is dangerous enough, without having to worry about every breath you take, yet one of the health risks of working in the industry is caused by exposure to fine dust, containing crystalline silica (otherwise known as quartz). So it is essential to use the correct personal protection equipment.

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PPE is the Secret to Compliance

by Paul Skade

Personal Protective Equipment is a mainstay of many sites and operations up and down the country, not least in the industrial manufacturing sectors. While the Health and Safety at Work Act and the PPE Equipment at Work Act make the employer’s responsibility for the provision of the correct equipment clear, enforcing it and ensuring compliance across the workforce, can prove taxing.

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How Long Will Your Employee Stand For This

by Paul Skade

One of your many duties and obligations as an employer under Health and Safety legislation is to provide safety and ergonomic value to workers. No doubt you’re fully up to speed and compliant where PPE is concerned. But there’s one area that is more easily overlooked – even though it’s right under your feet.

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Anti-Freeze for People

by Paul Skade

Unless they’re ski instructors or snowplough drivers, few people enjoy working in freezing or very cold conditions. It’s tough enough to maintain productivity when you’re cold, but that’s not the only problem. In some cases, very low temperatures can cause actual physical harm.

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Hands Up If You're Clear on the New PPE Gloves Regulations

by Paul Skade

There are more PPE gloves than ever available for mechanical and chemical protection. Which can make it difficult to choose the right ones for your particular needs. And just to make things even more complicated, the PPE rules for gloves are changing too. So here’s a timely – and handy – update. 

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3 Bright Ideas in 1

by Paul Skade

For workers in low- or no-light conditions, clothing incorporating the latest Glowtex™ Triple Technology from Portwest can make sure they’re seen, and safe, at all times. 

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Are You Playing the Chemicals Lottery?

by Paul Skade

If you provide protective gloves to everyone on your site who works with chemicals, you’re doing what’s right, right? You’re meeting your duty of care, and you’re complying with H&SE directives. But do you ever wonder if those directives really go far enough?

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Supporting Your Integrated Labelling System

by Paul Skade

The advantages of Smart Manufacturing including increased production control, centralised monitoring and continuous improvement data can be fully enabled by a complete integrated printed circuit board labelling system.

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