A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 2)

In the first part of this blog Diving Safety and PPE specialist Nick Bailey lamented the inappropriate use of PPE he’d spotted in one of the many home building/renovation shows that currently infest the telly. He’d picked the home renovation show as the first part of a relaxing evening’s viewing. As we return to the story, … Continue reading “A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 2)”

A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 1)

Diving Safety Scientist Nick Bailey explains why the often haphazard use of PPE in popular TV shows makes it difficult for him to relax and enjoy a night’s viewing. Huddled in front of the goggle box after a long day in the office, I browse the TV listings to see what might entertain me during … Continue reading “A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 1)”

How to protect your hearing at work and play

Emma Shanks, Noise and Vibration Specialist at HSE’s Laboratory, explains the importance of looking after our hearing both in and outside the workplace – particularly when lives may depend on it. Picture the scene: you’re at a large family gathering for a special occasion in a busy pub. You’re attempting to tell Aunt Sue (who, … Continue reading “How to protect your hearing at work and play”