Safety Signs and PPE Blog

Warning Signs Placed On Headstones In Graveyard

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Being able to create custom warning signs have so many useful applications, but how do you feel about this story from Plymouth, which saw the local council use them to mark up gravestones which… Read More

Is It Time To Invest In More Workplace Safety Signs?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

With research from the UK’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) revealing that workplace injuries and illness are costing the country an estimated £15 billion each year, is it time to look at what we can do to improve the situation? A recent… Read More

Fire Chiefs Warn Students About Cooking When Drunk

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

  Electrical Safety First, a fire safety charity, has warned students in Bristol to think twice before cooking themselves some food after they’ve been out drinking. The charity conducted a survey of students from Bristol University,… Read More

Perthshire Politician Wants New Road Safety Signs

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

 Murdo Fraser, a Conservative MSP in Perthshire, Scotland, has called for more to be done to improve safety on a number of roads in Perth and Kinross. The… Read More

London Community Installs ‘Drug Dealer Only’ Signs

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

    A group of community activists in Shoreditch, East London, have taken rather drastic steps to highlight the problems with drug dealing in their neighbourhood. They commissioned artists to make fake road signs and install them… Read More

Over £1m Spent On Fire Safety By Swindon Council

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

      Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, many councils have been assessing fire safety measures in high-rise buildings and other kinds of social housing. Many have been forced to spend money to improve fire safety… Read More

Virtual Town To Help Teach Children About Safety

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

  A virtual town has been created by three fire authorities in Wales in conjunction with digital studio company Matmi. The Read More

Should We Have Road Signs On The Ground?

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

   Improving road safety around the UK is always a priority, and now one expert has suggested that we should consider putting road signs on the ground to ensure that pedestrians who are glued to their mobile phones… Read More

56% Of Employees Think They’re Being Monitored At Work

Friday, August 31st, 2018

  Workplace monitoring can be justified when it’s used fairly and can be utilised in order to protect the health and safety of employees, while improving business practices – but if it’s used inappropriately or badly, it can be… Read More

Bristol Uni Invests Millions In Gender-Neutral Toilets

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

The University of Bristol has announced on Twitter that it will be investing around £3.4 million to refurbish the toilets on its campus, replacing them with gender-neutral facilities across 30 buildings. Read More

How To Ensure CCTV Use Is GDPR-Compliant

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

 As, no doubt, you’re already very well aware, the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on May 25th… and if you make use of CCTV surveillance… Read More

A Quick Guide To Fire Safety In The Workplace

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Take a look around your office – can you tell if you have the mandatory fire signs in the appropriate places? If not, or you’re not sure, it’s certainly worth remembering that… Read More

Wales To Ban Smoking In Hospital Grounds

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

  Wales is about to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in hospital grounds, with the restriction to be brought in by summer next year. Not only that but smoking will also be banned in outdoor school spaces and playgrounds, as well.… Read More

'Prevention Through Design'

'Prevention Through Design'

Friday, August 9th, 2013

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a recent article on the concept of prevention through design. This article explores the idea that work related health and… Read More

Construction Site Health and Safety Information Display Solution

Construction Site Health and Safety Information Display Solution

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

  As many construction site worker and managers will know, the health and safety information that is required on building sites can often be spread all over the place. One of our customers… Read More