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Category: Safety

Metal Fabrication Students Build Battering Rams for the Massachusetts State Police

When a hostile situation occurs, speed of entry may be the most important aspect to gain control and ensure optimal safety. Tactical entry equipment, also known as Battering Rams, allow police to quickly gain access to both criminals and to victims during rescue operations. Yesterday, the Massachusetts State Police Special Operations – STOP Team received […]

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Safety in Welding

With stories in the world press of sad accidents and incidents within welding resulting in injury, we are proud to showcase our range of welding safety equipment including welding curtains screens, flashback arrestors and respiratory equipment. Simply pop instore {Arc House, 82-90 Taylor Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 1BQ}, give us a call {0151 647 9751} […]

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Lincoln Electric Identifies Welding Hazard Avoidance Techniques

Lincoln Electric compiled a list of potential welding hazards and how to avoid them, based on OSHA safety guidelines.   Electric Shock Electric shock is one of the most serious and immediate risks facing a welder. Electric shock occurs when welders touch two metal objects that have a voltage between them, thereby inserting themselves into […]

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Updated Acetylene Safety Regulations

As from last month (November 2014), new Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) and the Acetylene Safety (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014 (ASR 2014) come into force in November 2014. In order to, wherever possible, simplify the legislation, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has worked with stakeholders to do so, as well as to consolidate […]

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