Tags: safety equipment

Businesses need to be on alert for fake safety products on the market warns BSIF

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has warned businesses to be on alert for fake safety products on the market. It warns that illegal safety equipment can be hard to distinguish and in many instances goes unnoticed until an accident occurs. The BSIF says it has seen examples of non-conforming high visibility vests, safety helmets…

Company fined after failing to provide workers with adequate safety equipment

Two employees of Aquacoat Ltd of Derby were observed by passing HSE inspectors as they worked on the roof of a residential property in Oldfield Drive, Swadlincote, in June last year. The workmen were not following a safe system of work and were not using safety equipment to prevent falls as they cleaned the roof,…