Monthly Archive: December 2015

Changes to the PPE Directive

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive 89/686/EEC is now over 20 years old, and plans are in place to update it to reflect new technologies that have been employed in bringing PPE to the market. To this end a draft version of the new Regulations was approved by the European Commission and Parliament at the end of the summer.  It...

Protect Your Apprentices

Remember that young people may not be equipped with the necessary skills and awareness in the workplace – it is the responsibility of the employer to ensure they are always kept safe. Protect Your Apprentices with these 6 Top Tips Risk assessments for young persons (i.e. anyone under 18) must consider their lack of experience and maturity and their ability...