BSIF Warns About “Vast Quantities” of Non-compliant Safety Footwear on UK Market

British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) testing has discovered concerning levels of non-compliant safety footwear on the UK market. Safety footwear is used to protect against hazards including slips, sharp objects, heavy loads, extreme temperatures, and chemicals. It is therefore an essential part of PPE and it is vital that it meets expectations. However, BSIF tests…


UKCA Certification for Baldwin Boxall

Baldwin Boxall has achieved UKCA certification for its VIGIL2 and VIGIL3 voice alarm products and systems. The UKCA product marking will eventually replace CE marking and requires certification of construction products to be performed by a “UK based Approved Body”. The manufacturer’s new certificate is available to view at Visit for information about…


Fire Door Failure: Spotting the Faults

In anticipation of Fire Door Safety Week (31st Oct – 4th Nov) Kirk Smith, Business Development Manager for Allegion UK, explains how neglecting fire doors can compromise fire safety procedures. Purpose built to compartmentalise fire and smoke, fire doors are recognised as a critical element of passive fire protection and exist in practically every building…


Atalian Servest Introduces Financial Wellbeing Support for Employees

Atalian Servest has begun a phased rollout of a new financial wellbeing solution for its workforce after partnering with instant access-to-pay provider Wagestream to help address the impact of the ongoing cost-of-living crisis on employees. The facilities management services provider says it is deeply committed to supporting the health, safety and wellbeing of its people,…


CICV Calls for UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Mark Intervention

The Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV) is calling on the Scottish Government to intervene and help address concerns raised by Scottish construction businesses over the introduction of the new UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark. The unique trades organisation’s Post-Brexit and Trade Group has written to Business Minister Ivan McKee requesting assistance as CICV businesses grapple…

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