Tag Archives: safety

Flame retardant or arc flash resistant?

Mark Lant of ProGARM manufacturers of arc flash PPE and safety clothing

Mark Lant, technical expert at ProGARM, talks us through the differences between flame retardant and arc flash resistant PPE, and why you should always know the difference. In any potentially hazardous environment, it is of fundamental importance to understand how Read more »


Transportable lighting in the fuel industry

Ken Eddleston, senior lighting specialist at Chalmit, the market-leading manufacturer of lighting for industrial and harsh and hazardous environments, explains to Fuel Oil News why he believes that the fuel industry cannot afford to overlook the importance of transportable lighting. Read more »


Europump Maintenance H&S recognised with gold star

Europump Maintenance (EPM) has received a glowing health and safety review from Hanson Cement for work carried out at the client’s Ribblesdale site. With the account being a relatively new one for EPM, the team had to go on site Read more »


Essar donates £3,000 to provide dementia support

A significant safety milestone reached at Essar Stanlow has seen a £3,000 donation made to The Alzheimer’s Society. The award recognises the recent achievement of reaching one million hours without a recordable injury at the Ellesmere Port site. The funds Read more »


Maersk Training UK launches upgraded training centre  

Maersk Training UK (MTUK) has launched the first half of its refurbished Aberdeen safety and survival centre which has undergone a £720k refurbishment to ensure it meets the needs of the industry as it looks to the future and the Read more »


Zero tolerance towards hose re-ending    

Nigel Thomason, British Fluid Power Association Distributor chairman, condemns hose re-ending in the power generation sector as the UK’s fluid power trade association launches its ‘Choose Q for Quality’ campaign highlighting BFPA Approved Quality members. “The pandemic has us all under extra strain and I Read more »


Essar’s exemplary safety performance awarded gold

Essar Oil UK’s Stanlow Manufacturing Complex has achieved Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, which offer a prime opportunity to benchmark safety performance year on year and ensure consistent performance between sites. They also provide an effective Read more »


Essar safety achievement raises £3,000 for local charity

Further to news of the significant safety milestone achieved at Stanlow, a donation of £3,000 has been made to the Ellesmere Port based Boaty Theatre Company to support the delivery of their summer programme for local children. The funds were Read more »