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Can anything be done to prevent rip off prices? 3M are trying to prevent it!

3M have released a press statement to let everyone know that they haven't increased the price for 3M respirators as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. With that in mind what can be done about the people that have hiked the prices up to ridiculous…
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Can wearing a mask protect you against Coronavirus? Information from the WHO

Information from the World Health Organization Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water. Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask. Avoid…

A Message from the BSIF: Investigation into Fake CE Certificates and Organised Crime

As we struggle with the widespread presentation of fake documentation, and the polluting effect it is having on the Certification process of PPE, especially respiratory masks I thought it would be timely to share the linked article. The…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): manufacturing sector guidance

Guidance for the manufacturing sector including procedures to plan for and maintain a safe place for all. Overview This guidance is for manufacturing sites in Scotland. It comes into effect from 26 May 2020, extending until further notice…
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Risk at Work - Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Employers have duties concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work. PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves,…
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JSP Safety - A Founding member of the National Hard Hat Recycling Scheme

National Hard Hat Recycling Scheme Each year the UK throws away millions of hard hats. JSP recommends that users replace their hard hats every 5 years or as soon as it receives a knock. These are traditionally thrown into general recycling…
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COMING SOON - The PPE Directory

Businesses and organisations who didn't know what PPE was a couple of months ago will now need to commit to sourcing and securing masks, gloves, aprons and more to ensure their staff are safe and healthy. The PPE Directory aims to connect…
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JSP-GO™ New PPE Product Packaging Reviewed - This will change the way you shop for PPE

JSP-GO™ packaging uses an icon-based communication tool that links to JSP-Guides Online - A multi-language platform filled with informative tables and demonstration videos to provide everything needed to stay safe.
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Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) - Government Guides

Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the Coronavirus pandemic The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. These…
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Regulatory status of equipment being used to help prevent coronavirus (COVID-19)

There are different regulations which apply to devices and equipment including hand gels and PPE (personal protective equipment) Antimicrobial hand sanitisers and gels Hand sanitising products fall into 1 of 3 regulatory groups depending…