Monthly Archives: August 2019

  1. Role and Significance of PPE in Work Environments

    Role and Significance of PPE in Work Environments

    According to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, all employers are required to provide appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for workers who can be exposed to health and safety risks in their workplace.

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  2. Asbestos: Detailed Explanation of Types and How to Identify Them

    The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 which became effective from 6 April 2012 in the UK stipulates that stringent measures are taken to avoid fatalities and ailments due to asbestos exposure. Although the UK has banned asbestos, the effect of past exposure is a real problem and the use of protective material like asbestos masks is being advocated to tackle the issue. Buildings constructed or refurbished before 2000 may have asbestos which when disturbed can release harmful fibers. Asbestos is said to kill more people per year than road accidents and therefore it is important to understand the types of asbestos and how to identify them.

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