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Helping Great Britain work well

Key points Great Britain has a health and safety record to be proud of Six new priority themes will help Great Britain to work well Everyone in the health and safety system should play their part Great Britain’s health and safety record is the envy of much of the world. Central to this is protecting [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Fatal injury statistics

Fatal injury statistics Summary for 2015/16 The provisional figure for the number of workers fatally injured in 2015/16 is 144, and corresponds to a rate of fatal injury of 0.46 deaths per 100,000 workers. The figure of 144 worker deaths in 2015/16 is 7% lower than the average for the past five years (155). The [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

School fined for safety failings at summer camp

A School in Canterbury, has been fined for safety failings at a summer activity camp. Canterbury Crown Court heard a seven year old boy was at a summer activity camp run by St Edmunds School. Whilst taking part in a scheduled swim he got into difficulties and struggled for over three minutes before becoming motionless [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Choosing The Right Breathing Apparatus

RPE (respirators and breathing apparatus) such as a PPE breathing mask are required for use in a variety of scenarios and situations where workers are likely to be working with hazardous substances, such as gases, solvents, powdered chemicals and sprays. Products such as a PPE breathing mask should only be used as a last available option [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Managing Health and Safety Effectively

Managing health and safety is an integral part of managing any modern day business. It is essential that risk assessments to find out about the risks in your workplace are carried out to allow sensible measures to be put in place to control them whilst taking all necessary steps to ensure they controlled. The UK [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Protecting Your Employees

SSD Safety offer a high quality range of affordable health and safety clothing for companies based throughout all areas of the UK. By providing a comprehensive range of health and safety clothing, we can help your business meet current health & safety requirements with regards to personal protective equipment. Our company has grown with the [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New SSD Safety Competition

New SSD Safety Competition We are absolutely delighted to announce the launch of our brand new SSD Safety competition. Running until the 30th September 2016, we are giving 1 of our followers the chance to win a maintenance fall arrest kit!! The winner gets a maintenance fall arrest kit and it simply could not be easier [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What Actually is PPE Equipment?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) can be any item of clothing which is either used by or worn by any person in order to help minimise a risk to their health or safety. Please Note – Personal protective equipment is typically the least effective method of controlling H & S risks simply due to the fact [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Protecting Your Workforce

How important is protecting your workforce to you? Did you know that employers have duties concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work? PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Introducing The vCam-5 Inspection System

Vivax-Metrotech camera systems give you the flexibility to cover a range of inspections including indoor drain lines, municipal collection systems, residential plumbing, indoor commercial lines, and lateral lines from 3 inch up to 8 inches in diameter. Our camera systems use the latest technology packaged in a rugged, lightweight, compact profile made specifically for the [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments