There are over 15,000 potential signs that you can find in places all over the UK. It’s certainly an overwhelming number, but most signs offer mandatory protection. Safety clothing PPE signs indicate when, where, and which type of PPE has to be used or worn on a particular site - safety footwear, ear protection, eye protection, hi-vis clothing, and so on; these blue signs indicate the PPE is absolutely mandatory. They are always indicated as blue circles with white edging and white infographics. Most don’t need to be studied and can easily be identified.
There have been more stories in the press which have discovered that some UK clothing factories are underpaying staff and creating highly unsafe working conditions. We've put together a post which will answer "Is workwear made in sweatshops?", what to look out for to spot exploitative production techniques and how to be safe and keep a clear conscience when buying workwear.
If you want to boost productivity and make your team more efficient at work, here's the key 8 habits of a professional and productive team. From organisation to appearance, all teams who work well together have these habits as part of their daily routine.
If you and your team are working over the Christmas period, here are some essential ideas, tips and tricks on how you can keep your staff motivated over the festive season, when all they want to do is be with their friends and family.