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Explosion-proof is not the same as intrinsically safe

Ensuring that a device is explosion proof is obviously not as good as stopping an explosion in the first place, but not everything can be made intrinsically safe, particularly in the case of electric motors. In the case of test instrument enclosures there are significant differences, explains PASS managing director Barry Atkins.

Safe Systems of Work for Confined Spaces must come before Rescue Training

Andy Richford, confined spaces and breathing apparatus specialist at PASS Training, contends that training for confined spaces needs to concentrate not only on Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) but also on self-rescue procedures and putting measures in place to avoid the need for having rescue teams placed on standby in the first place.

Help JSP Celebrate 50 years of award-winning head protection at Safety and Health Expo 2014

Join in the celebrations on Stand P2150 at the Safety and Health Expo at London Excel on 17-19 June as JSP marks 50 years of ‘Manufacturing for Safety™’.

 JSP® is delighted to be giving live, interactive demonstrations of:

  • Face-fit Testing of a number of JSP’s respiratory protective devices using FFRED, the new HSE RPE demonstration model.
  • Performance testing of JSP’s new Premier Shield™ and Hardia+™ lens coating technologies for its protective eyewear.

Industry experts to speak on hot ethical topics at Professional Clothing Show

Three prestigious industry speakers will share their expertise, insights and passion for hot ethical, social and environmental topics, such as Fairtrade cotton, closed loop recycling and sustainable procurement, immediately after the first ‘Pro Show Live’ catwalk show on both days of the Professional Clothing Show. 

StocExpo 2014 Spans the Supply Spectrum

StocExpo, taking place on 18-20 March 2014 at Ahoy Rotterdam, is set to be the biggest event of the year for Europe’s terminal operators, oil companies, traders and regulators. StocExpo offers a major conference, plus a wide array of industry leading exhibitors, spanning the supply spectrum.


Over 20 leading authorities in the European tank terminal industry have been confirmed to speak at StocExpo, taking place on 18-20 March 2014 at Ahoy Rotterdam. The paid-for three day conference, designed to help operators adapt to the changing market and prepare for the year ahead, will span everything from emerging transport fuels to finance and from shale to cyber security.

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