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2016’s Webinar calendar published

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

Introducing the Virtual Assistant from 3M

3M Personal Safety have created an online virtual assistant to help customers confidently select from a range of 3M respirators. The futuristic character is based on 3M Senior Health and Safety Advisor, Pete Hilton, and has been featured in a number of product information videos. Pete Hilton was the inspiration for the virtual character as … Continue reading Introducing the Virtual Assistant from 3M

Which respirator-ready trend setter should win mo’ of the month?

To support Movember, we’ve developed a light-hearted video to showcase a range of Movember styles that will not affect the protection offered by a tight-fitting respirator. Our team are rather impressed by their fetching facial fur, but who’s nailed respirator-ready Movember-chic? Vote for your favourite style below & we will crown the lucky winner mo’ … Continue reading Which respirator-ready trend setter should win mo’ of the month?

Get set for Movember with 3M Personal Safety

To support Movember, which sees men across the UK growing facial hair to raise awareness and funds for men’s health, 3M has created a light hearted video to show-off some respirator-suitable facial hair styles. The video features members of the 3M Personal Safety team led-by 3M technical specialist Alan McArthur, who shows viewers some facial … Continue reading Get set for Movember with 3M Personal Safety

3M invites you to Safety Network Live!

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!

Increase workplace productivity with 3M™ PELTOR™ WS LiteCom Headsets

High levels of noise aren’t just a potential hazard to health in the workplace, they can also threaten productivity. As site supervisors will know only too well, the ability to communicate regularly on-site is essential within the construction industry. If workers need to withdraw from noisy areas every time they want to have a conversation, … Continue reading Increase workplace productivity with 3M™ PELTOR™ WS LiteCom Headsets

Protec Direct and 3M Competition Winners Live Life in the Fast Lane

Protec Direct and 3M recently offered lucky competition winners a thrilling day they wouldn’t forget with a F1 Team Experience at the Lotus F1 Team Technical and Heritage Centre, Oxfordshire. The competition which attained over 1,000 entries and ran throughout the entire month of May, saw the chosen four, Neil Outram of Direct Valeting, Michael … Continue reading Protec Direct and 3M Competition Winners Live Life in the Fast Lane

Protec Direct supports our SafeTea campaign

This week, one of 3M Personal Safety’s distribution partners Protec Direct posted a blog on how they’re supporting the SafeTea campaign. Read on for the full story. Health and safety in the workplace is very important. Workers throughout history have campaigned for safer work places where they can earn their livings without facing undue danger … Continue reading Protec Direct supports our SafeTea campaign

Featured Blog: 3M SafeTea Break

3M SafeTea Break changes perceptions about health and safety training The SafeTea Break, brought to you by 3M, provides health and safety managers with the tools they need to generate discussions about health topics and long latency diseases. As SafeTea Breaks continue in workplaces across the country, we talk with two 3M staff members who … Continue reading Featured Blog: 3M SafeTea Break

Top Health Hazards Facing Welders

Fast facts: 40-50 welders are hospitalised every year with pneumonia caused by welding fume 2 of these welders die every year 9 welders every year suffer from work-related asthma problems that lead them to claim benefits Stainless steel fume contains harmful chromium oxide (Cr₂O₃) and nickel oxide (NiO) Welding fume is classified as potentially carcinogenic … Continue reading Top Health Hazards Facing Welders