Work-related injuries can be messy and can leave a deep physical and psychological impact on the victims. The Labour Force Survey of 2018-19 reported more than 581,000 workers were on the receiving end of a non-fatal injury.Read more »
The protection of your employees a the construction site is a high priority. Whether it is for preventing occupational accidents, injuries or contraction of diseases, choosing the right personal protection equipment (PPE) like vests, masks, eye protection, gloves and helmets, is a crucial decision.Read more »
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today Thursday 11th June issued an alert against the use of KN95 facemasks as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), urging all employers and suppliers not to purchase or use KN95 facemasks as PPE.
We have previously highlighted "supposed PPE experts" mainly websites that have been created this year or non specialist companies selling fake masks with fraudulant certificates & illegal KN95 masks.
The HSE has today issued the alert against all KN95 masks due to the fact they are poor quality products acoompanied by fake paperwork. KN95 is a performance rating under the Chinese standard that is broadly equivalent to the EU standard for FFP2 face masks however There is no independent certification or assurance of their quality.Read more »
The coronavirus crisis has put the whole world on tenterhooks. Since there is no cure yet, the only way is protective measures to prevent contamination. While many countries are following lockdowns and social distancing, practising effective hygiene measures and using face masks while out in public can help to flatten the coronavirus curve. They also help you to stay safe.Read more »
We have seen so many new “Supposed” PPE companies that have come out of the wood work to both scam people and profiteer from peoples fear.
It would have been useful for google to verify the websites of companies that have been around pre Covid 19 so that purchasers of disposable masks could buy with confidence.
We are approached everyday with fake CE marked face covering masks, medical masks or surgical masks with no certification to back up their claimed protection and products such as KN95 masks all products that that are illegal to sell in the UK.
If the product is not legal to sell in the UK it cannot be sold.
Avoid KN95 Masks: NOT LEGAL TO SELL IN THE UK
Any certificates pretending to be CE for these would be 100% fake and if someoRead more »