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An updated guide by consumer organization Which? looks at how to protect people’s ears. They focus on two main types of ear protection, earplugs and ear defenders.  

27 June 2023

A review submitted by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has recommended that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) should compel employers to improve their behaviour in issues of workplace health and safety.  

21 June 2023

Drivers are being urged to consider their footwear choices when behind the wheel, particularly during hot summer days when flip-flops are popular.  

21 June 2023

The Universal Workwear Market Report forecasts that worldwide sales of workwear will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% during the next five years.  

19 June 2023

Three wearable PPE equipment technology trends are protecting employees working in hazardous conditions.  

14 June 2023

The Covid Safety Pledge aims to reduce airborne virus transmissions through better ventilation and the wearing of FFP2 or FFP3 masks in badly ventilated work environments such as healthcare settings used by infectious people.  

12 June 2023

In an opinion article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Professor Sarah Waters from the University of Leeds and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's Professor Martin McKee argue that the Health and Safety Executive should investigate all work-related suicides.  

8 June 2023

In May 2023, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors conducted a two-day inspection of businesses on the Isle of Wight. 

5 June 2023

A team of researchers at McMaster University has discovered a way to transform corn protein into biodegradable filtration material for use in PPE (personal protective equipment). 

1 June 2023

A report titled "Under the Surface of Health and Safety" is based on a survey that asked workers about the priorities and challenges for health and safety. 

30 May 2023

A recent report from Textiles Intelligence, a business information company, entitled "Military clothing and equipment: escalating global tensions spur investment", highlights the pressing need for the military to develop better protective clothing. 

26 May 2023

A new smartphone app has been developed to track and manage the issuing and maintenance of PPE (personal protective equipment) for offshore facilities. 

22 May 2023