PPE Guide: All Ears

Kjersti Rutlin says the recategorisation of hearing protection under the new EU PPE Regulation signals a good opportunity to boost awareness of this important workplace issue The EU’s new PPE Regulation identifies workplace noise as a significant health risk, prompting a category change for hearing protection. The promotion of hearing conservation equipment to a higher…

More & Safe Sound than Ever

Have you “Heard” the News? According to the latest Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation in Europe (EU) 2016/425, harmful noise is now considered an irreversible health risk. As from April 2018, hearing protection will be re-classified from Category II to Category III types of risks, which means that protective equipment must pass stricter tests for…

New PPE Regulation – a welcome health check

The key European rules regulating the equipment used to protect workers have been left unchanged for more than 20 years. However, a new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation (2106/425) will introduce key changes to the way PPE is manufactured, sold and imported within the European Union. Irrespective of Brexit, the legislation offers UK manufacturers of…

The Noise Thermometer info

Did you know every day noises at home and play can be as harmful as workplace sound? Stay informed and download our Infographic that ranks the dangers to your hearing. Permanent hearing damage is more than loss of hearing. Exposure to one extremely high impulse sound can cause sever damage to the ears, resulting in…

OSHA’s new Ladder Safety Standards

OSHA’s new Ladder Safety Standards go into effect Nov. 19. Comply now Compliance Is the First Step on the Safety Ladder understanding the final walking-working surface rule from OSHA and how Honeywell ladder solutions keep you protected NEW LADDER SAFETY STANDARDS SET The new rule brought forward by OSHA sets out a requirement for employers…

Occupational Noise

The Invisible Hazard.

Each time you enter your workplace, you’re exposed to noise. If you’re not wearing hearing protection, or the right kind, or with the right fit — you could be permanently damaging your hearing. Our infographic details the risks

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Earplug Selection Tips

“If I have an earplug in my ear it is protecting me, right?” Short answer – maybe, or maybe not. In some cases, a badly fitted earplug can make the problem of noise exposure even worse. Earplug selection and training to ensure correct fitting (every time an earplug is worn) is crucial to help the…

Reducing edge-related risks

Working safely at height means putting your trust in Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE). But how safe is the equipment? Unless it has been thoroughly edge tested, you simply can’t be sure. A new White Paper from Honeywell – experts in PFPE – looks at edges, edge testing, and related risks. Download it now to…