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1. When would I use a temporary platform?


If your job involves heights, repairs, vehicles or even awkward spaces then a temporary platform could make your job much easier and may even save your life.


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Click here to read on to find out when a temporary platform would be useful to your job.


2.  5 reasons why training sessions are important


You might have been in your trade or job for years and think you know all there is know, and to some degree you’ll be correct. Training sessions can be essential for new starters and a great refresher for those who have been doing the same job for years.


Training sessions can cover a number of different areas including how to properly handle and use equipment, how to prepare and work on sites, give you check lists and key information to help you use the correct methods in your line of work.


Click here to to find 5 reasons why training sessions are important…


3. Exhibiting in Birmingham this March


Oxford Safety, on stand D10, are showing our brand-new Trench-Protect cover system in addition to our new safety platform systems for: Safe work on/in roof gulleys and on fragile roofs; lighter trellis mats made from reinforced composite materials for electrical insulation; and walkway assemblies with strong handrails for roof and fall-edge work.


Click here to read on to find top reasons to attend the Health and Safety Event at NEC, March 2017.



4. What to wear at work to improve safety


Did you know what you wear to work could go a long way to saving your life? Here at Oxford Safety, we provide you safety platform, barriers, covers and systems. We also provide you with training to use the equipment safely. So safety is paramount in everything we offer you. Today, we want to share with you our top tips on what to wear to work to improve your safety. Read on to find out more …


Click here to read on to find top reasons to understand why personal protection wear improves your welfare considerably.


5. Fatigue and safety at work

Are you aware of all the affects fatigue can have on your safety at work? Here at Oxford Safety, we wanted to remind you about the effect that fatigue can have on your safety at work.

So, what is fatigue?   Click here to read on

Also see how Oxford Safety systems and training can keep operatives safe even towards the end of a busy day



6. Food to keep you alert at work


Earlier this month we looked at how fatigue can affect your safety at work. There are many factors that can affect fatigue including sleep, stress and diet.

So, let’s take a look at some of the foods that you can add to your packed lunch to keep you alert at work and safe on the job.

Click to read on …


7. Falls are not always above ground


Here at Oxford Safety Components we make the prevention of falls our number one priority. You might be surprised to hear that falls are not always above ground. There are many jobs that are hazardous to falls into pits, holes, trenches and other below ground openings. These are also covered under the Work at Heights Regulations and so you must be aware of your responsibilities as an employer.


Let’s take a look at some of the common falls that are not above ground and how you can keep safe whilst working with and around potential conditions of this kind

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8. How maintenance services can save you money and reduce waste

Some construction waste is made up of heavy machinery, tools and parts that are broken, damaged or not working. So, what can you do to save money and reduce waste in your business?

Some construction waste is made up of heavy machinery, tools and parts that are broken, damaged or not working. So, what can you do to save money and reduce waste in your business?

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9. Top reasons to visit Oxford Safety at the Health and Safety Expo

This month we’re giving you a chance to get up close to our equipment to see, examine and try new products from Oxford Safety at the Health and Safety Expo at ExCeL London on 20-22 June 2017, stand S 430.

This is the number one health and safety event and conference with over 13,000 visitors expected over the two days with 300 exhibitors displaying their products and services.

But you might be thinking, why should I take a day off site to visit an expo event? Well, we’ve put together our top reasons to visit Oxford Safety at the Health and Safety Expo this June…           Click here to read on …

10. Heat & health and safety whilst working at heights


The UK weather has given us some record breaking temperatures which has highlighted health and safety in the workplace.


So, here at Oxford Safety Components we wanted to share with you some facts and top tips for dealing with heat, health and safety whilst working at heights. If your job involves working outdoors then the weather can have a serious impact on your ability to do your job but also your health.


Let’s take a look at the facts …      Click here to read on …

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