What does BRC accreditation mean to the food industry?
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The Covid-19 pandemic has seen an increase in demand for PPE and hygiene products, causing the supply chain to be stretched to meet demand. In the past month we have seen a spike in illegal counterfeit PPE being placed onto the market, and despite the best efforts of the market policing authorities and the British Safety Industry Federation (BSiF) these products continue to flood the market.
Hearing protection is something not to be taken lightly as it is a Category 3 standard of protection because damage to your hearing is irreversible, so it is essential that the correct protection is used and in the correct way. If done incorrectly, it can not only cause harm to employees but also damage a business’ reputation. We explore the ins and outs of protecting your colleagues hearing.
The uncertainty of Brexit is causing more of a negative impact to the food industry than any other in the UK. As each day passes our customers are needing a stronger commitment from ourselves to make sure critical products such as PPE, hygiene, safety and workwear aren’t affected by a no-deal scenario. We understand this as our products are critical for food safety and hygiene, especially the protection of employees. We have been working hard with our suppliers to understand the challenges and impact that Brexit will cause not just for our customers, but ourselves as a high demand supplier.
We've reached out to Trevor Francis, the Chief Technical Officer for the company to find out what makes them such a goood match for Needlers, and our customers. Leading with a subject that is close to all our food factories, here's what Trevor had to say...
One of the most common queries we get from customers is on how to properly fit in-ear earplugs to provide proper hearing protection. So to help out, we've put together this handy illustrated guide
In this article we discuss how to best prepare for your food industry audits
In this article we're covering the fundamentals of high visibility clothing
The difference between high and low care in food production
Go Quat-Free with Needlers in 2017