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Making the most of safety benefits

Advertisement featureThe new Machine Safety Directive, which came into force earlier this year, opens the doors for many safety and cost saving benefits. Paul Considine of Wieland Electric explains ... more
Test & Certification

New compliance contract awarded

A new contract has been awarded to Sira Consulting to provide Premier Oil (an oil and gas company with interests in the North Sea and Asia), with a range of compliance services with respect to ATEX ... more

TRaC open new southern test facility

Testing and certification group, TRaC, has recently opened a new facility in Wimborne, Dorset. The new site sees TRaC’s EMC and environmental test services for the region consolidated under one roof.... more

Your guide to safety in the workplace

Arco has launched a new Safety Signs catalogue with over 3,000 signs that meet current BS and potential future EN standards, and advice to help businesses prepare for any changes.The catalogue helps ... more

Changes to regulations could save millions

A new report by HP has indicated that UK businesses could save up to £50m if the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) Regulations were improved to ensure only the actual ... more

PM’s comments are ‘appalling’ say IOSH

Addressing an audience of small businesses in Maidenhead recently, prime minister David Cameron labelled the UK’s health and safety legislation as a “monster” and an “albatross around the neck of ... more

New emergency lighting courses announced

Hochiki Europe has announced a series of dates and locations where it will be hosting its emergency lighting Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course ... more

Handling tugs help reduce workplace injuries

Derbyshire-based flooring manufacturer, Forbo Flooring, has reduced the risk of accidents and injuries to its workforce after investing in new electrically operated tugs from MasterMover for moving ... more

Hager awarded OHSAS 18001

Hager has been awarded OHSAS 18001 certification which will provide the company with a framework to identify and control its health and safety risks, reduce the potential risk for accidents, comply ... more

Raising the bar on gas safety

The London Borough of Newham has commenced an installation programme of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and smoke alarms in more than 15,000 properties, after choosing FireAngel alarms from Sprue Safety Products. more

Gaining the knowledge required

In the Winter issue of Industrial Compliance we carried details of the world’s first CoPC certification. In this issue Sira Certification Service takes a closer look at the details of the training ... more

Campaigning for a safer future

Industrial Compliance magazine takes a look at the latest developments from the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) with regards to increasing the safety of PPE within the UKAn important recent ... more

Dust - still an explosive topic

Gordon Low, marketing segment manager at COOPER Crouse-Hinds, discusses how factories can reduce the risk of dust explosions occurring in the workplace and the latest standards relating to explosion-proof electrical equipment installed in these areas... more

Healthcare products pass the test

An Ireland-based supplier of healthcare products, Independent Healthcare Service (IHS), is using the Rigel Medical 288 analyser to improve the electrical safety testing of products provided to ... more
Test & Certification

Safe working in marine and hazardous areas

Chalmit has introduced a new floodlight combining maintenance-free LED technology and a self contained back-up battery, designed for use in Zone 1 hazardous areas and harsh marine environments. The ... more

Avoidance is the answer

Seb Strutt and Iain Smith of SICK (UK), offer advice on how to take the right initial steps to ensure compliance with the range of today’s machine safety standards - The machine safety industry is ... more
Health & Safety

Event preview - MAINTEC 2012

The easyFairs MAINTEC show will return to the Birmingham NEC next year for what will be its 37th year. Industrial Compliance magazine looks at what to expect in 2012 - The 2011 MAINTEC show hosted ... more

Recycling needs to start at ground level

In these environmentally conscious times, everyone has obligations towards recycling and waste management, whether it be in homes businesses or factories. Conor Sugrue, general manager at MGB ... more
Energy & Waste Management

Keeping the loop closed

The European Commission (EC) is taking a tougher stance on the use of raw materials and as such, the recovery of these materials from waste products is becoming increasingly important. Ernest Magog ... more
Energy & Waste Management

Putting wind turbines to the test

Rod Taylor, managing director of the Seaward Group, looks at the latest developments in digital microhmmeter earth bonding measurement and related safety testing and how it can help protect wind ... more
Test & Certification

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