Tips to Wipe Out Slips, Trips and Falls

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Slips, trips, and falls are the single most common cause of major injury in UK workplaces (www.hse.gov.uk). Preventing these injuries doesn't have to be difficult. Evaluation of walking areas, coupled with diligent housekeeping and training, will … [Read more...]

Planning and preparing for outdoor spill response

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It is important to prepare your facility to protect the environment from outdoor spills. This can be achieved with careful planning and by having the correct spill equipment in place to limit and control spills outdoors.The steps below will help … [Read more...]

PIG® absorbents help you do your part for the environment.

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Now more than ever we feel increased responsibility to be more environmentally friendly in almost everything we do.  You only need to look at the number of recycling bins you have in your garden now to realise the change in thinking over the … [Read more...]

The dangers of choosing a spill kit that includes a drain cover

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When a spill happens, protecting your workers and the environment should be your first priority. Having the right spill equipment in place will ensure fast spill response is achieved to prevent slips & falls and environmental pollution.  Spill … [Read more...]

Tips on choosing the right PPE for your spill kit

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Previously we looked at the dangers of choosing a spill kit that includes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) http://ow.ly/bSMjg, highlighting the importance of selecting your own PPE based on your specific requirements. Several factors need to be … [Read more...]

The dangers of choosing a spill kit that includes standardised PPE

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To ensure workers are protected during spill response Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needs to be provided that fits each individual responder and their specific application. Including PPE in a spill kit is often viewed by some suppliers as an … [Read more...]

PIG® Mat defeats clay for safe, effective spill clean up – Part 3

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Previously in our blog series on why PIG® Mat defeats clay for safe, effective spill clean up http://ow.ly/bd296 we established why absorbent mats protect machinery from damage, and create less mess than clay granules. In this final part we will … [Read more...]

PIG® Mat defeats clay for safe, effective spill clean up – Part 2

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In the first blog of the series on how PIG® mat defeats clay for safe, effective spill clean up http://ow.ly/aY6as we looked at the superior absorption capacity of absorbent mats, and why they are easier to handle than clay granules. Now we will … [Read more...]

PIG® Mat defeats clay for safe, effective spill clean up – Part 1

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Spill clean up should be quick, safe and hassle free. If you’re still responding to liquid spills the old school way using clay granules, you could be making spill response more difficult. This could put your workers at risk and cost your company … [Read more...]

3 reasons to invest in an entrance mat

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Investing in an entrance mat for your facility can bring many benefits, especially in wet, wintry weather. It’s not a requirement to have one at the entrance to your facility, but considering that it’s the main barrier preventing dirt and water … [Read more...]