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November 2018

Safety gloves
PPE special: Help at hand

Generic or inadequate safety glove specification can be worse than no provision.  

Donning and doffing
PPE special: Getting your kit off (and on)

Donning and doffing protective items are critical stages in their use.

PPE for women
PPE special: Unready to wear

Why is so little PPE designed for female workers and what can employers do about it?

Vibration monitoring
Shaken and stirred

We delve into the contentious subject of whether off-tool vibration measurement is an acceptable method. 

Conference report
Food and drink sector conference 2018

Exoskeletons, managing foreign workers and influencing work design were among the themes at this year’s event. 

Class acts

How can practitioners enthuse school students and young people about safety and health?