Entries by Andy Jones

First Aid at work

First aid at work – Thousand of people each year are injured at work, this can be anything from a cut or fall to something more life threatening. For any low risk environment at a minimum there should be a first aid box and a designated person to co-ordinate first aid arrangements. For more high […]

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Abrasive Wheel Safety

Abrasive wheel safety – HSE have published a comprehensive Guide for Safety in the use of abrasive wheels, which has been revised in line with the provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998. It is essential to receive the appropriate training for safe use and working practice of abrasive wheel usage. Machinery that uses […]

Verge signs a cost effective and easy to fix solution

Verge signs a cost effective and easy fix solution for your business. Our Verge signs are one of our most popular products – they come readily assembled, so can be placed directly into a grass verge or concreted into place. If you are looking for parking solutions, a way of determining designated parking spaces if […]

3M Reflective traffic signs

3M reflective traffic signs Our traffic signs are all manufactured in accordance with Chapter 8 and TSRGD guidelines. In accordance with BS EN 12899, we use 3M reflective materials, meeting the class specifications of RA1 and R2. Our range of standard signs are also supplied with channelling so they can easily be mounted to posts. […]

Design your own signs

Sometimes you just cant find the sign that you are looking for and because we know how frustrating this can be we offer a detailed Design your own signs service. Decide on which material you want, what size and let us know the text and colours you require. If you want a logo adding then […]

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GHS – Global Harmonised system

GHS – Global harmonised system The carriage of dangerous goods by rail, road, sea and inland waterway is regulated internationally by European agreements, regulations and directives and parallel legislation in the UK. Dangerous goods are assigned to different classes dependent upon their predominant hazard. The person responsible for classifying, marking and packaging dangerous goods is […]

Good to Go Safety

Good to Go Safety Our range of Good to Go Safety products is an innovative safe equipment management system, which aids and encourages workplace equipment safety checks. Its suitable for monitoring all your workplace equipment and supporting the need for regular equipment checks in line with PUWER (Provision and use of work equipment regulations) maintenance […]

Fire Safety and Fire signs

Fire safety and fire signs – The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 places responsibility of fire safety on employers to ensure that fire risk assessments have been conducted to establish fire risks and that appropriate actions are taken to reduce them. Failure to comply could lead to severe legal penalties. Under the Regulatory Reform […]

New range of e-cigarette safety signs

New range of e-cigarette safety signs With an estimated 2 million plus people using them in the UK, e-cigarettes are becoming a big talking point and more and more companies are banning them from being used on their premises, to guide and advise we have our new range of e-cigarette safety signs. For example Scotrail […]

HSE Health & Safety Guide for Business

The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) published a guide for companies who want advice on basic health and safety including safety signs. The guide stated that the law applies to all businesses regardless of size and as an employer you are responsible for the health and safety within your business. You can access the guide […]

Deadline for employers to display Health & Safety Law poster at work

Companies have until 5th April this year to change from the old style of Health and Safety law poster they display in the workplace. The change came into force in 2009 and employers had 5 years to comply. That brings us to 2014 and the deadline is fast approaching. The HSE state that: “Employers have […]

Welcome to Proshield Safety Signs

Hello, We’re Proshield Safety Signs, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Health and Safety signs and related products. This blog will contain important information about safety sign regulation in the UK as well as some examples of what not to do when using safety signs in the workplace. We’ll also keep you abreast of […]