To put it bluntly, construction dust kills. George Elliott, technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, is interviewed on the potential hazards of working with construction dust and methods for minimising the health risk. Why is controlling hazardous construction dust such an important issue? To put it bluntly, construction dust kills. According to the Health … Continue reading Construction dust — a hidden killer
Kristina Magnusson has long been fascinated by optics. And for the past 25 years, she has been applying this interest to helping improve the safety, quality and visual performance of 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmets. A Senior Optics Specialist with 3M, Kristina Magnusson found her calling when she was still at school. “I wasn’t really interested … Continue reading Master of optics
One of the guest speakers at 3M’s Safety Network Live event is Rob Archer, a chartered psychologist and coach from Cognacity. Rob will be hosting an engaging and interactive workshop exploring the fundamentals of resilience, the psychology of decision making under pressure and the science of marginal gains. Having honed his skills working with elite … Continue reading Build mental resilience at Safety Network Live
Last year, we held our Safety Network Live event at the 3M Head Office in Bracknell. Following its success, we’re excited to invite you yet another day of informative and engaging topics covering a range of health and safety issues. We’ll also be holding the same event in Manchester as we would love to see … Continue reading You’re invited to Safety Network Live 2016!
When he’s developing a new respirator, 3M scientist John Bryant takes his work home with him, wearing the prototype to go running and cycling and even to knock down walls! Explained John: “I find that wearing the test respirator in real life conditions, such as a hot and sweaty gym or doing a spot of … Continue reading Meet the man behind the mask
3M is delighted to announce details of the webinars running in 2016 as part of the 3M Safety Spotlight series. Now in its sixth year, the series shares with customers 3M’s knowledge and expertise on a variety of workplace issues, hazards and training methods. For full details of each webinar, head over to www.3m.co.uk/safetyspotlight where … Continue reading 2016’s Webinar calendar published
We’re bringing this interactive online community of health and safety professionals under one roof for a first-of-its-kind event – and you’re invited! To celebrate the one year anniversary of the launch of the Safety Network – we’re turning the initiative into a free event, Safety Network Live. Over the past year, users like you have … Continue reading 3M invites you to Safety Network Live!
Sarah Broadbent works as a Technical Services Specialist in the 3M Personal Safety Division. In our latest “Meet the Expert” blog, we get to grips with Sarah about what her role entails… What is your role in the 3M Personal Safety Team? My role is to provide technical advice across all the hearing product range … Continue reading Meet the Expert: Sarah Broadbent
What is your role in the 3M Personal Safety Team? I am a PPE Sales Specialist helping customers with training, support and safety solutions. Which areas of the UK or Ireland do you cover? I cover the North East of England and Cumbria. How long have you been at 3M? 4 years. Do you hold … Continue reading Meet the Expert: David Brown
In the first entry of our new “Meet the Expert” series, we introduce the man at the forefront of the 3M Health & Safety Helpline, Pete Hilton… Which area of 3M Personal Safety are you part of? I am aligned to the 3M Personal Safety Division in Manchester, managing some of our customer accounts … Continue reading Meet the Expert: Pete Hilton