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In the latter quarter of 2015 the UK health and safety executive released their annual health and safety statistics as a PDF document.  The annual report had some interesting take aways but it wasn't necessarily easy to digest. Bryan & Armstrong have taken the annual report and turned it into a infographic which makes absorbing the key points much easier as it does sharing the information across social media.

 

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Whether you work with electricity on a daily basis or are thinking about starting a personal project that could bring you into contact with electrical currents, it’s important to make sure you’re properly protected against the risks.  

 

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One of the most important pieces of protective equipment you can wear is footwear. Different boots offer protection against different things so your footwear should address the specific hazards you could face.

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R-Tech Welding Equipment launches free, interactive welding safety guide

Welding equipment supplier R-Tech Welding has created its own welding safety guide, updating the others which can be found online and in print.

The new guide from R-Tech is an online guide, and is interactive, allowing readers to choose different methods of welding to find the information that they need to stay safe while working with welding gear.

 

 

 

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Whether you're an experienced welder and have never had a slip up in your life, or a novice DIYer using welding equipment for the very first time, wearing the correct safety equipment is crucial. From damage to your eyes from the brightness of the welding arc, to the high risk of burns from sparks, there are any number of injuries and accidents which can befall welders. There are the X piece of kit required to comprehensively protect you:

 

 

 

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If you’re ever faced with an emergency, the last thing you would want is to find yourself unprepared so it’s important to plan ahead and make sure you have a well-stocked first-aid kit available in the work place, at home and in the car.

 

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Sanded floors are very popular at the moment and it’s a job that many keen DIYers take on themselves. There are obvious dangers to this kind of work, such as using relatively heavy automatic machinery, fast-moving sander belts, electrical hook-ups, heavy lifting, and the necessity to use various other hand tools.

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