Fully equipping staff with the right Personal Protective Equipment and appropriate uniform can be a challenging task for Health and Safety procurement staff. There are six main pain points they face as they negotiate the challenges procuring and fulfilling the often complex uniform and PPE requirements of an entire workforce. Managing multiple suppliers Workplaces that […]
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When it comes to customising and personalising workwear the best method to use will depend on a multitude of factors. These factors include the type of clothing, the environment in which it is being worn, whether its primary function is to be smart and attractive or functional, whether the item is inner or outer wear, […]
Using embroidery to brand workwear with your company logo results in a smart and polished appearance for your workforce. Embroidery is the ideal uniform customisation method to use if you’re looking to project a professional and refined brand image. However, ensuring high-quality workwear embroidery is essential to ensure that it can withstand industrial washing and […]
Customised uniforms with clear and prominent logos serve an essential purpose to enable your customers and members of the public where relevant to see who works for your company, and who to ask for help if they need it. But the value of customised workwear goes beyond merely helping to identify staff – corporate uniforms […]
The acronym ‘PPE’ has never been more widely heard than in the last few months. As the UK workforce makes its way out of lockdown, following the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, it has become vital for businesses to ensure the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in place to keep staff safe and prevent […]
When it comes to improving workplace safety, which approach works best – the carrot or the stick? While there is often criticism of the blame and punishment approach in ensuring health and safety in the workplace, we examine the two methods and ask if punishment is ever a suitable remedy. Why are incentives and rewards […]
The Coronavirus crisis has catastrophically affected businesses and communities on a global scale. Yet, during these troubled times, the tremendous efforts of thousands of key workers, who continue to provide vital support services, has come to the fore. NHS staff, in particular, have gone above and beyond in caring for those affected by the Coronavirus […]
Contractors often form part of a workplace’s employment picture. Hired to perform specialist tasks or to supplement the workforce on a flexible basis, they can be an essential part of a well-functioning workplace or site. But how do contractors affect the health and safety of a workplace and what should be done to check their […]
Is the prevention of injury and harm to employees a core value of your organisation or is it a generally held belief that most accidents are unavoidable and most frontline staff are uninterested in safety? Your answer will tell you if your company has or has not reached safe maturity, whereby the health and safety […]
Health and safety is a key concern for every industry sector, from the obvious dangers of the work undertaken by those in the construction and utilities sectors, through to the less heavy industry sectors of facilities management and contract cleaning. While the same health and safety issues can occur across all or many sectors, each […]