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07 February 2018

The Schmersal Group has launched a new generation of position switches. The new PS product range offers varied applications, as all the position switches can be used both as complete devices and as modular units.

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07 February 2018

Safe isolation procedures are in place to ensure that workers on site are not exposed to danger when working on or near live electrical systems and equipment. 

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07 February 2018

Pilz Automation Technology has set the dates for its range of machinery safety training courses and seminars for 2018.

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30 January 2018

New to Henkel’s Loctite Universal Structural Bonding range is Loctite HY 4060 GY, a five-minute-curing, general-purpose repair adhesive for a wide variety of metals, plastics, wood and rubber materials.

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30 January 2018

Quirepace have designed and installed six central vacuum cleaning and bulk removal systems for one of the largest biomass projects in a UK power station conversion.

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30 January 2018

Zipp Group has launched a new range of high power air tools for grinding applications.

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30 January 2018

Big Foot Systems has supplied custom frame non-penetrative systems to support and secure rooftop plant at a new, state-of-the-art leisure centre.

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23 January 2018

ZoneSafe (Avonwood Developments) has released a rechargeable pedestrian safety proximity tag.

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30 January 2018

The new Wiha L-keys unite, in a nine-piece set,  several practical benefits in a single element thanks to the colour-coded product design and practical ball end shape.

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30 January 2018

Light curtains are commonplace in today’s manufacturing and packaging facilities. They fall into the category of ESPE (Electro Sensitive Protective Equipment). They use AOPD (Active Opto-electronic Protection Devices) for safeguarding persons when interacting with machinery.

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30 January 2018

Castell, a leader in trapped key interlocking technology, has launched what is claimed to be the world's first digital key exchange box.

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23 January 2018

A diamond blade has been produced that is up to 16 times quieter than competitors.

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31 January 2018

The new Cutmaster 60i handheld air plasma cutting system from Esab Welding & Cutting Products is now available.

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19 January 2018

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced new Sentinel A50 Air high-performance automatic welding helmets.

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05 January 2018

The classic PrimeTest range by North East England firm Seaward, which is said to have revolutionised Portable Appliance Testers (PAT), is still leading the field 10 years after first being introduced to the market.

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05 January 2018

The pipe blind lockout device can be applied to the widest range of pipes to easily and temporarily lock pipe blinds in place. With the pipe blind lockout, users can avoid the release of gas, steam and hazardous liquids while pipe maintenance is still ongoing.

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13 December 2017

The classic PrimeTest range by North East England firm Seaward, which is claimed to have 'revolutionised' Portable Appliance Testers (PAT), is still leading the field 10 years after first being introduced to the market.  

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13 December 2017

Mentor Training Solutions' level 2 mobile and static plant apprenticeship programmes are now underway after the first apprentice was signed up in October 2017.

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13 December 2017

With PITestop active, Pilz has a new range of E-STOP pushbuttons that can be activated electrically and indicates by illumination whether or not it is active.

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12 December 2017

ESAB, a leader in welding and cutting technologies, has invested heavily in a factory in Poland to manufacture its popular G Series pressure and flow regulators for customers in Europe.

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FEATURES

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11 December 2017

Portable appliance use is widespread across all industries, from a small-scale office to a large construction site. There is a clear business need for expertise in how often and how much Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is necessary; to gain the benefit of that equipment while avoiding unnecessary cost.

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11 December 2017

Managing director of Derbyshire-based Thermal Fluid Solutions (TFS), Richard Franklin, explains why companies with hazardous work conditions need to adopt a continuous risk assessment and management programme, and how doing so can save money as well as lives.

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09 November 2017

Arc Flash Protection specialist, ProGARM, in conjunction with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF), has commissioned a new study into electrical safety across UK industry in a bid to shine a spotlight on the potentially life changing and threatening risks of Arc Flash. Alarmingly, it reveals not only a lack of awareness at every level to current safety standards governing Arc Flash, but an apparent failure from employers to properly educate staff about this high-risk threat.

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30 October 2017

Casella, a new member of the Federation, reduces occupational health and environmental risks through a core competence in dust, noise and vibration monitoring instrumentation.

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18 September 2017

Unintended movement of plant machinery occurs when inadvertent operation of a control such as a switch, lever or pedal occurs, causing unintended machine movement which can potentially cause serious injuries and fatalities. HSM explores a new publication which has been developed in conjunction with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), in a bid to prevent this from happening.

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18 September 2017

John Ingram, global product manager at Kee Safety, explains why contractors should be paying attention to the BSI Standard for ‘Safety of Machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery’ and specifying self-closing safety gates.

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01 March 2017

A cobot or co-robot (from collaborative robot) is a robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace such as a warehouse. This is in contrast with other industrial robots, designed to operate autonomously or with limited guidance.

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07 December 2016

Liesbet De Soomer, marketing manager for EMEA, Newell Brands (DYMO) believes it's up to employers to have a basic understanding of why labelling is important to ensure their staff are kept safe and are well looked after in the workplace on a day to day basis.

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07 December 2016

Simon Nash, CEO of Cresatech, reveals how new technology is helping to alleviate the human and operational costs of copper theft.

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07 December 2016

Every year, a significant number of people are killed by accidents involving mobile plant in the workplace, and many more are injured. For safe workplaces Keith Dunbar, SHEQ manager at MRS Training & Rescue, says there should be more emphasis on site design and preventing pedestrians coming within the area of operation of mobile plant.

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27 October 2016

Like most industries, the health and safety sector is adapting when it comes to advances in technology. Companies are constantly competing for the most viable method of incorporating technology into smaller, more affordable devices in an attempt to stay ahead of the curve. HSM asks Andy Mee, technical director at HAVi why many health and safety service providers are looking at ways to properly take advantage of this ‘technological revolution’.

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19 September 2016

John Shelton, managing director at Svantek examines recent developments in the assessment of hand-arm vibration exposure from the operation of plant and machinery.

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14 July 2016

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016, also known as the EMF Regulations, have been published and came into force on 1 July 2016. Employers now need to be aware of a new requirement to carry out an EMF Risk Assessment, warns North East legislation analysts Cedrec.

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24 August 2016

Amy Lyons of Seaward looks at the measures needed to maintain electrical safety in the workplace.

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05 October 2015

Smaller assembly tools, such as nutrunners, pose just as great a health and safety risk as hammer tools when it comes to industrial noise and vibration, says Bill Harrison, technical manager at calibration specialist Trescal UK.

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24 June 2015

Safety product specialists, Dan Rossek and Richard Wilkins of Omron examine how safety can be an enabler for increased productivity and reduced total cost of ownership.

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01 June 2015

Facilities managers, property managers and employers often ask health and safety professionals whether they should clean their ductwork. Craig Booth, technical sales manager and founding chairman of the UK Ventilation Hygiene branch of the Building and Engineering Services Association, describes the legislative and standards background to cleaning ductwork.

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14 November 2013

Machine guards can only provide protection if they are properly designed, manufactured, installed and remain in position but the requirements in this area can be confusing and are often misinterpreted. Jeremy Procter offers some clarification.

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10 May 2013

The regulations regarding employers’ responsibility towards electricity in the workplace are notoriously vague. But when the risks of not complying could be fatal it is important that firms are not made liable for any misdemeanours.

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29 April 2013

Machinery safety is one of the most significant trends driving automation, and the integration of technologies is key to advances in this area. Nigel Dawson surveys the developments making life easier for those charged with the specification, control or day-to-day management of automation machinery

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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25 August 2016

14m Dual Fuel Articulated Tracked Boom

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16 January 2018

4 Gas Mix (34 Litre)

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25 August 2016

14.2m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 13.00m - 23.00m

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04 April 2016

Traffic Double-Rail iFlex Barriers offer robust protection and strong segregation of people and workplace vehicles.

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02 October 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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16 January 2018

The HVM200 is a small rugged vibration meter with built in Wi-Fi that can be used to measure hand-arm, whole body and general vibration.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 10.00m - 43.15m

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.0m - 47.7m

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08 January 2014

Position switches with safety function are suitable for sliding and hinged safety guards which need to be closed to ensure the necessary operational security.

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23 January 2013

Hand-arm vibration (HAV) remains a big issue on all sorts of vibratory tools and many companies are still trying to find effective ways of managing the risks. The HSE insists we manage the risks of hand-arm vibration

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25 August 2016

22.5m Diesel Scissor Lift

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07 July 2016

The Skipper magnetic receiver clips allow the tape end to attach direct without the need for another Skipper unit.

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24 September 2013

Industrial metalwork platforms & Gantries

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