Health and Safety

Researchers at the Catholic University of Korea have published findings on research into BPA-free colour fasteners in thermally printed tickets and receipts. more

16 Feb 2018 11:03 Materials

Antimicrobial plastics specialist Biomaster has produced a more hygienic brush fibre for healthcare organisations. more

13 Feb 2018 12:21 Materials


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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machinery company, is working on child-proof and anti tamper closures that remain accessible to the elderly and infirm. more

11 Jan 2018 12:11 Industry News

Addmaster has invented a wipe clean lighting cord that snaps under excess pressure, to prevent hangings in hospitals. more

9 Jan 2018 10:17 Industry News

Prototype and tooling firm RP Technologies has given a grand to Macmillan Cancer Support to celebrate its thousandth tool order. more

8 Jan 2018 15:13 Industry News

As investigations continue into the Grenfell Tower disaster, the EPDA has assured construction buyers that the variety of flame resistant polymer materials makes plastics the best option for safety. more

27 Nov 2017 15:50 Materials

Workplace safety at Summit Systems has improved after it established a committee to take care of health and safety awareness plans. more

15 Nov 2017 16:44 Industry News

JEC Asia has handed an award to R-Tech Materials for advancing safety sensors in hydrogen fuel cells. more

27 Oct 2017 11:53 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation’s annual Accident Survey has revealed workers in plastics suffered the fewest accidents since the record began. more

3 Jul 2017 10:56 Industry News

Hospital patients and staff using iPads will help to control infection with silver ion incorporation to the ‘Tough-PAC’ cases. more

27 Jun 2017 12:13 Materials



Oxford based anti-static tool supplier Meech provides ionising bars to Milacron. more

15 Jun 2017 10:55 Machinery

A new screw conveyor from Flexicon can take flowing or resistant materials from multiple feed outlets. more

28 Apr 2017 10:34 Machinery

Secure safety bolt with double ball-bearing technology launched by RUD Chains. more

31 Mar 2017 15:49 Machinery

Safety first: Working together to better rotomoulding practice

Dr Sara Cammarano, Group Executive of the Rotational Moulding Group at the British Plastics Federation (BPF), updates readers on progress relating to health and safety guidelines, as well as why ‘innovation’ is the industry buzzword for 2017. more

22 Mar 2017 14:15 BPF Blog

Itac’s success in presenting its story, at FEICA Vienna, of recovery from a factory fire has led it to invite firms to book the talk. more

22 Feb 2017 14:52 Industry News

Chesterfield-based Motan Colortronic Limited has been awarded accreditation from SafeContractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. more

21 Feb 2017 14:29 Industry News

Member companies of the British Plastics Federation cut the number of accidents in the workplace for the fifth consecutive year in 2015. more

13 Jul 2016 12:14 Industry News

Issues surrounding health and safety in the rotational moulding industry will be the key focus at an upcoming industry seminar. more

22 Mar 2016 15:06 Events

The British Plastics Federation will hold its annual health and safety seminar on March 16, 2016, it has announced. more

29 Jan 2016 15:23 Events

Precision injection moulding firm, Rosti UK Ltd, says it is using new legal registers to improve compliance when dealing with stringent safety and environmental legislation. more

23 Apr 2015 15:11 Industry News