Safety Signs and PPE Blog

26% Year-on-Year Rise In London Road Casualties Seen

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Local authorities around the capital might want to invest further in traffic warning signs and similar health and safety products, following the publication of statistics revealing that there has been a year-on-year rise of up to 26 per cent… Read More

M40 Gets New Signs To Prevent Wrong-Way Driving

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

You might think that it’s obvious which way you should be driving on a motorway, but in some places it appears that road users are getting confused. One stretch of the M40 is an example, with the Read More

Failings Identified In Care Home Fire Safety

Monday, February 18th, 2019

A number of issues have been identified in care homes in London, following a series of in-depth inspections by the London Fire Brigade. Read More

Consider Safety Signs For Dog Owners This Winter

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Any organisation that has a large body of water on its grounds and which allows people to walk their dogs on the estate would perhaps be wise to install outdoor signs somewhere on the site, warning dog owners of the dangers of allowing their pups to swim in… Read More

Are Your Safety Signs Accessible To Those With Disabilities?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Making sure that your construction site safety signs – and, indeed, all warning signs no matter where they’re required – are accessible to people with disabilities is of the utmost importance if you want to ensure that you’re doing all… Read More

Govt Confirms £14m Investment To Redevelop Steel Site

Monday, January 21st, 2019

The construction industry in the north-east has received a big boost, after the government has pledged £14 million to redevelop the former Redcar steel works site. Over the next few years, there will be many construction… Read More

Construction Industry ‘Must Improve Safety’ For Residents & Workers

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The construction industry in the UK needs to prioritise the health and safety of its employees, yes, but also of the residents that live in the buildings that are being erected. This is the assertion of chief executive of the Construction Industry Council… Read More

Are Your Safety Signs Legal?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

While you might have good intentions when putting up safety signs along a roadside, you need to ensure that any signage you install meets legal requirements. The issue was highlighted recently by Island… Read More

Debate Rages Over Edinburgh's 'Hacked' Road Signs

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

You might not consider traffic signs in the UK as works of art, but they do serve an important function that alerts drivers to help protect their safety. This makes up both sides of an argument… Read More

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