At first glance, safety boot ratings might resemble a meaningless stream of letters and numbers, chosen at random by the shoe manufacturers to make their products look more important.
Two-thirds of employees undermine workplace safety with substandard electronic devices and chargers
Employees are unwittingly undermining workplace safety by using ‘untested’ electrical devices in the work place.
What a year 2017 was for Lantei Compliance Services and their Duty Holder electrical safety seminars. They had more delegates attend than ever before and visited more cities in the UK than they could have imagined.
With product safety rising up the news agenda, Electrical Safety First’s 6th annual product safety conference, Connecting Together for a Safer, Smarter, World - which took place in Westminster on October 27th – has cemented its role as a highlight of the industry year.
NAPIT’s consumer focussed electrical safety campaign has reached nearly three million people nationwide throughout 2016, bringing essential advice to householders on using competent, registered installers.
With more than 1,000 electricity-related accidents still reported every year, a new approach to training is vital to save lives, warns specialist training provider Develop Training Limited (DTL).
Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector is poor. In 2014, 16% of private rented sector tenants in England experienced problems with electrical hazards, which equates to nearly 1.5 million people living with unsafe electrics.
Responding to industry feedback, Electrical Safety First has launched a consultancy service designed to help improve product safety and recall processes.