Providing your workforce with suitable Personal Protective Equipment is only half the story. Making sure your employees understand why they need to wear the equipment and also encouraging them to take the time and effort to do so can be a far more difficult challenge. In this series of blog posts, Sarah Broadbent, from 3M’s … Continue reading PPE Compliance, Stage 1 – What is non-compliance?
In the first entry of the new “Headline from the Helpline” blog series, Pete Hilton from the 3M Health and Safety Helpline discusses the frequently asked questions he receives on Fit Testing… What are the common questions people ask you about Fit Testing? Probably the most common question is whether it is necessary to fit … Continue reading Headline from the Helpline: Fit Testing
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
Noise protection is a vital part of Health and Safety compliance and doing the job effectively can actually lead to increased productivity for your company. This is the last in a series of four blog posts written by Technical Services Engineer, Sarah Broadbent of 3M’s Personal Safety Division and covers how you check that your … Continue reading Protecting workers’ hearing, Stage 4 – Validation
Protecting your workforce from noise is vital for Health and Safety compliance and can lead to improved productivity. In this, the second in a series of four blog posts, Technical Services Engineer, Sarah Broadbent of 3M’s Personal Safety Division talks about the different types of protection available and how to go about choosing the one … Continue reading Protecting workers’ hearing, Stage 2 – Protection
PPE must be fit for purpose but ensuring different PPE fits together is just as important. Following on from Part 1, where compatibility effectiveness and comfort were highlighted as key factors, this second entry takes a closer look at the regulations surrounding PPE compatibility and the importance of educating your workforce. Rules of protection The … Continue reading PPE Compatibility, Part 2