All PPE Articles

The right fit: Why PPE needs to be more inclusive
Society of Women Engineers survey reports only 4% of respondents able to acquire perfectly fitting PPE
National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is this week
In 2022, nearly 1 in 5 workplace deaths happened in construction, with 38% of those due to falls
Hard hats vs. safety helmets: Which is best?
PPE specialist Chris Tidy weighs up the pros and cons of hard hats relative to construction safety helmets.
OSHA switches from traditional hard hats to safety helmets
The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is replacing the traditional hard hats used by its employees with safety helmets.
What on earth is internal PPE?
With 2023 on track to be the hottest year on record, construction firms are looking to new technologies to protect workers from the heat, leading some to coin the phrase ‘internal PPE’.
Silicosis: ‘the biggest risk to construction workers after asbestos’
What is silicosis and why is it a threat to construction workers?
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
Do younger construction workers understand the risks of asbestos?
It’s now around two decades since several major economies banned the use of asbestos, as the world gradually woke up to the severe effects it can have on workers’ health.
Delta Plus and Mips partner on safety helmets
Agreement will see launch of hard hat range for construction workers
Wearing the future: the latest advances in wearable tech
Worker safety is imperative for every company, but could wearable technology mitigate risks on-site?
Comment: the importance of construction site safety
The topic of safety should always remain a key topic for construction sites, writes Richard Vann of RVA Group
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
Global Covid mandates: How will construction workers be affected?
Different countries around the world have different rules related to Covid and construction
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures