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14 February 2019

Hycontrol has confirmed details of its new silo safety training courses, which have been audited and accredited by the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC). The courses cover all aspects of silo pressure safety during tanker deliveries and essential maintenance of safety equipment.

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08 February 2019

Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has launched the VTS2021, a dual-axis, vibration-tolerant tilt sensor that offers an optimal combination of performance, safety and cost in dynamic applications.

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06 February 2019

At HAVi technology never stands still; constant development and product innovation is required to keep ahead of the curve when it comes HAV management.

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12 February 2019

The new USB digital accelerometer by PCB Piezotronics, Inc. is the ideal tool for predictive maintenance and condition monitoring.

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08 February 2019

Hand tool manufacturer Wiha is extending its product range for electricians with several new products and fully insulated set compilations.

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12 February 2019

SICK's regulatory-compliant safety protection system, SICK Safe Robotics Area Protection, enables unrestricted safe access to fenceless robots.

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07 February 2019

Ion Science has launched a high performance Sensor Development Kit (SDK).

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12 February 2019

Working in a laboratory, especially when handling toxic substances, requires general precautions. Users should be properly trained and abide by certain rules to ensure safety for the entire lab.

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10 January 2019

In late 2018, Network Rail carried out a review of their Hand-Arm Vibration risk controls. The firm already had robust processes in place, but was keen to develop best practice – so they issued operators with Curotec’s new Q2 personal vibration monitor. And what happened next was a revelation.

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10 December 2018

HSE-compliant, the Q2 personal vibration monitor from Curotec measures actual vibration emissions. 

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04 December 2018

Recently updated, the current generation of tank and vessel inspection cameras – the INVIZ SNK – is designed to allow a detailed inspection of confined spaces without requiring manned entry.

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04 December 2018

To improve overall functional safety of various applications to global safety standards and reduce manual inspection and maintenance, ABB has launched what is reported to be the world’s first safety PLC with integrated condition monitoring.

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04 December 2018

Sick’s simple to implement and regulatory-compliant safety protection system, Sick Safe Robotics Area Protection, enables unrestricted safe access to fenceless robots.

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04 December 2018

Eng-Weld has three pointers on what to look for when choosing a welding helmet.

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05 December 2018

Uni-Prop International has announced the results of research into the safety implications of adjustable supports commonly known as 'Acrow' props. Independent research was undertaken by the company to celebrate the launch of its adjustable building support 'Uni-Prop'; which can be adapted to also deliver hydraulic power.

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30 October 2018

AS THOUSANDS of students head off to university we’re reminding young people to be vigilant about the safety of their electrical appliances

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30 October 2018

ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY professionals and those new to PAT testing are being offered workshops by the UK’s leader in PAT testing equipment, Seaward.

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29 October 2018

Foremost Electronics, the specialist distributor of electromechanical components, has introduced nine emergency stop switches from the IDEC e-stop series. The new products include the IDEC XA, X6, XN1E/5E, XN4E, EU2B, FB1W, XW, HW and YW product ranges.

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31 October 2018

Martindale Electric, a UK market leader in safe isolation, has announced the arrival of its latest CABLOK series, which provides installers and maintenance teams with a simple and reliable solution for locking off multiple breakers, switches and valves, to prevent the re-energising of circuits and systems during maintenance, as part of a safe isolation procedure.

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29 October 2018

Bunting Magnetics engineers have conducted a thorough review of all the magnetic separators installed at the Jordans Dorset Ryvita plant in Poole, Dorset.  The audit was completed over three days, including attending site on Saturday to prevent any loss in production.

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FEATURES

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30 November 2018

Electrical safety for a West End Theatre company involves testing in situations where access is tricky. Seaward explains how their engineers work in these restrictive situations.

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11 October 2018

This month we put BSIF member Neil O'Regan in the spotlight to share the importance of monitoring and measuring workplace hazards.

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31 July 2018

For the thousands of workers in electrical engineering, the risk of an arc flash incident is a daily reality. Until now, employers have had to balance protection against wearer comfort. Gordon Burns describes the latest developments in PPE.

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13 March 2018

The manufacturing industry is going through a period of significant change with automation, nanotechnology and changing work patterns all playing a part. At The Health & Safety Event, the British Safety Council will host an educational session centred around its new thought leadership paper, which features expert opinion on a number of the issues affecting the manufacturing sector now and in the future. Here, it provides a sneak preview of some of the key themes

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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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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 4.20m - 10.00m

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02 October 2013

High end staircases, balustrade & architectural metalwork

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07 July 2016

Skipper is the unique way to cordon off any area, creating safer environments with high visibility retractable 9m tape.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights 3.60m - 5.10m

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25 August 2016

17m Dual Fuel Articulated Tracked Boom

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31 October 2014

The PRONOMIC lifting trolleys are available in three models and are highly adaptable, lightweight and suitable for loads up to 225kg.

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25 August 2016

11.96m Scissor Lift

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25 August 2016

13.3m Diesel Articulated Truck Mounted Platform

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08 January 2014

The magnetic safety sensors serve to monitor the position of sliding, hinged and removable safety guards.

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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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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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25 August 2016

16.5m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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08 January 2014

Actuated by physical contact, tactile safety monitoring devices stop the hazardous movement. The diversity of applications requires constructively different devices.

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07 July 2016

The Skipper magnetic support brackets hold the Skipper unit in place without the need for a cone or post.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.0m - 47.7m

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