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Health & Safety Breaches Cost London Construction Firm 10's of 1000's

Posted by Andy on 10/10/18 11:12

A London based construction company and its MD have been prosecuted by the HSE following an investigation into a building site found multiple dangerous working conditions and Health & Safety breaches.

C J Langs Ltd was fined £80,000, ordered to pay costs of £6,000 and the MD was disqualified from directorship.

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Topics: PPE, Hi-Vis, HSE

Dark Nights, Bright Lights - the Portwest innovations you need to know about

Posted by Andy on 14/09/18 16:47

Whether it’s to find your way around in the dark, or to search the bottom of your toolbox at night, a torch is a vital piece of kit for any professional. With the latest in modern LED technology, torches and personal lighting systems have become lighter weight, less expensive and longer lasting - not to mention more powerful.

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Topics: New Technology, Pocket Torch, LED, Torch, Head Torch

SEE, BE SEEN, STAY SAFE - How the latest in wearable LED technology can help keep your workforce safe

Posted by Andy on 13/09/18 16:47

Night-time. The only light is the shimmering of the Stars billions of miles away. You can barely see your hand in front of your face...

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Topics: PPE, workwear, Safety, Outdoor Workwear, Hi-Vis, New Technology

7 Procurement Questions to Ask Suppliers

Posted by Xamax on 10/07/18 13:40

Choosing the right workwear supplier is crucial. Pick the wrong one and you could easily  end up with the wrong items, slow delivery times and poor customer service. We’ve put together a list of important procurement questions to ask suppliers so that you make the right choice.

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Why is it Important to Use Personal Protective Equipment?

Posted by Xamax on 05/07/18 12:25

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are items that will protect the wearer against potential health and safety risks at work. Required for a variety of industries such as construction and agriculture, PPE can change according to the wearer’s working conditions. Here’s why it’s important to use PPE.

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Topics: PPE

Does LED Lamp Technology Help with PPE?

Posted by Xamax on 02/07/18 11:40

LED lamps have many uses thanks to their efficiency and longevity. Already used in signs, homes and at events, this technology might be able to help when it comes to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). Prototypes are in development that could see LED lamp technology improve PPE, helping to eliminate some workplace hazards.

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Topics: PPE

How to Spot Reliable Workwear Uniform Suppliers - 5 Signs

Posted by Xamax on 29/06/18 09:41

There are so many different workwear uniform suppliers, how do you know which ones are good and which ones are bad? No one should have to deal with bad suppliers as it can lead to both money and time being wasted. We’ve put together a few signs to look out for that can help you to find a reliable supplier to work with.

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Should You Use Screen Printing or Embroidery for Your Company Uniform?

Posted by Xamax on 25/06/18 11:39

It depends on your circumstances but you’re not alone. Screen printing or embroidery is a decision many of our customers have to deal with. Choosing the wrong option can lead to uniform that portrays your business negatively, hurting it in the long run and turning potential clients away.

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Health and Safety Tips - A Construction How-to Guide

Posted by Xamax on 22/06/18 12:46

Keeping workers and visitors safe on a construction site is the responsibility of whoever is in control of the site. Failing to implement effective safety measures can put anyone on or near the site at risk. Here are some important health and safety tips you should consider to maximise construction site safety.

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Topics: Safety

5 Types of Occupational Diseases and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Xamax on 19/06/18 15:18

Coming into contact with hazardous materials at work can lead to significant health problems later in life. It’s your responsibility to make sure these encounters are controlled and that workers receive the right protective equipment. Here are five types of occupational diseases that staff can develop if they aren’t protected in the workplace.

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