Launch of the new Health & Safety Innovations website

Launch of the new Health & Safety Innovations website

Welcome to our new website. It will deal with all aspects of Innovation in Health & Safety – innovative ideas, advice and insights and products – with an initial focus on PPE. If we’ve not met before, my name is Bali Rakhra. and I’m currently the Commercial Director at CKL Distribution – since 1972 one of the UK’s longest established workwear & PPE trade distributors. I have accumulated 20 years experience in the industry, although my academic background is in Law, and have worked in Design, Web Technologies and Manufacturing. My varied skill set helps…

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UK companies are unwittingly losing out by misapplying HSE regulations

UK companies are unwittingly losing out by misapplying HSE regulations

Maybe it’s due to my background in law, but while supplying workwear over the past 25 years I’ve noticed that UK organisations are misapplying the HSE regulations in several different ways – and losing out considerably. Here’s one example.   Manufacturers spend millions each year creating fantastic and innovative health and safety products with the potential to improve the lives of the UK’s workforce considerably. Yet often these products just sit on the shelves, benefitting no one. Companies reject these products on the basis of cost, but often, it needn’t…

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