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  • Welcome to PPTex!

    31 July 2018

    This, the first PPTex supplement within Hazardex, will bring you the latest intelligence on a sector that is seeing runaway growth and is likely to change the way humans operate within hazardous areas and extreme work environments....

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  • Permits-to-work and safety culture

    20 July 2018

    Changing employee attitudes to health and safety is an ongoing challenge for high hazard industries, with many organisations still far from achieving a positive and proactive culture in this area. In this article, Simon Olliff of Banyard Solutions looks at the steps required to introduce an effective health and safety culture and the positive role that an automated permits-to-work system can play in achieving this....

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  • Smart PPE and wearable technology

    20 July 2018

    Wearable technology is the most exciting development in personal protective equipment (PPE) for many years. It is now becoming available in everyday work life, and offers the prospect of huge benefits to workers worldwide by enhancing existing safety functions. Nigel Day of uvex Safety UK looks at some of the new products coming onto the market that have the capability to transform the world of personnel protective technology....

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  • Managing portable equipment in hazardous areas

    19 July 2018

    Hazardous Area Classification and the management of fixed equipment in these areas is a well understood and managed concept in most organisations who carry the associated risks.  This is thanks to the abundance of clear and concise guidance available, including the regulation and approved code of practice. Carolyn Nicholls of RAS asks whether the same can be said, however, for managing portable equipment....

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  • Automation and wireless technology are changing the face of personnel protection in hazardous areas

    18 July 2018

    Advanced wireless gas detection technologies and computerised personal protection equipment solutions are proving transformational in terms of delivering safety, efficiency and cost benefits in on- and offshore industrial worksites. This article from Draeger UK looks at some of the latest personnel protection technologies available for use in the high hazard industries....

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Lone worker protection 16 July 2018

As the lone working market, and its inherent health and safety risks, grows, Klaus Allion, Managing Director at ANT Telecom, outlines how businesses can dodge a bullet by strengthening their lone worker strategies....

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Don’t panic! The new PPE Directive and its likely effects on the market 15 July 2018

Frank Angear, General Manager of PPE trade association BSIF, argues that recent changes in EU PPE regulations will have very little effect on the selection and use of safety equipment and how it protects the user....

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Workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain 2018 06 July 2018

The latest Health & Safety Executive fatal injury statistics show that 144  workers were killed in the UK over 2017/18.  This compares with 274 twenty years ago (1997/98) and 495 in 1981. These statistics are from RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations....

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Legislation Drives Demand for Detection of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Emissions 23 May 2018

FLIR Systems reports growing demand, from the power utility sector, for its FLIR GF306 optical gas imaging camera as they seek compliance with EU legislation** on Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) emissions ahead of the 2019 deadline....

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Hazardex announces the launch of PPTex supplement – July 2018 09 May 2018

Why we focus on PPT not PPE in general?   ...

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