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British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF)

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Article archive for British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF);

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No marks for substandard safety equipment 09 April 2010

Discussions between the BSIF, BIS (Department for Business Innovation and Skills), LACORS (Local Authorities Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services) and the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have identified a mutual desire to ensure that unsafe products are eliminated from the UK market...

Awareness campaign receives resounding support 24 March 2010

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) officially launched the Clean Air? Take Care! campaign last week at a special event held at The Cabinet War Rooms in London. Developed in conjunction with the HSE and other leading industry stakeholders, the campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers of exposure to hazardous substances such as dusts, fumes and solvent vapours, which could cause occupational respiratory diseases....

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Appeal for safer practices when working at height 01 February 2010

Falls from height still cause the most serious of incidents resulting in a quarter of all major injuries and are still the most common kind of workplace accident causing fatality, with provisional figures showing that 58 people died from a fall from height at work in 2007/08....

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Let’s get rid of substandard safety equipment 03 November 2009

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) should be commended for its firm commitment to eliminate counterfeit and illegal products from the hazardous area market place. Discussions between BSIF, the department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Local Authorities Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services and the HSE have identified a mutual desire to ensure that unsafe products are eliminated from the UK market....

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Be aware what you breath 03 August 2009

Operators who regularly face respiratory hazards at work are putting their health in serious danger if they are not properly protected. Workers in the process industries are at a particularly high risk due to the nature of the sector where dust and vapour clouds can be commonplace. Often the effects of working unprotected may not emerge straight away, but cause serious problems later on in life....

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Clean air? Take care! 03 June 2009

As part of the British Safety Industry Federation’s (BSIF) established relationship with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), a joint initiative is to be launched entitled “Clean air? take Care!”. This respiratory campaign aims to help reduce occupational respiratory disease by raising awareness of the issues that surround it. ...

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Product innovation award won 28 May 2009

Polyco has been awarded the prestigious BSIF Product Innovation Award for its knitted cut level 5 glove, Metallica. The award was announced by David Lummis of the BSIF at the Awards Presentation on the opening day of the Safety &Health Expo 2009....

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Shielding the market against counterfeit and illegal products 27 May 2009

Worker safety in the UK is currently being undermined by the increasing, presence of counterfeit and illegal safety equipment entering the country. Whilst the matter of fake products may be of debatable consequence in many aspects of life, when it comes to the workplace, poor protection can actually put health and, ultimately, lives at risk. ...

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BSIF members given insight into Health and Safety Strategy 22 January 2009

On 14th January, the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) welcomed the Health & Safety Executive chair, Judith Hackitt, at the first BSIF Directors Club Luncheon of 2009. In December 2008, the HSE announced the launch of its strategy: The Health & Safety of Great Britain – Be Part of the Solution. ...