We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved!

A new year approaches and a new adventure begins for the ISS team, we are moving to a new location in Widnes. We are saying hello to our new place of work at St Michael’s House, full address below: St Michael’s House Hale Road Widnes Cheshire WA8 8XL This is another...
We Are Moving

We Are Moving

We are moving – from Monday 10th December 2018 our address will be:Innovative Safety Solutions LtdBox 3Halton StadiumLower House LaneWidnesCheshireWA8 7DZPlease amend your records and feel free to call in for a hug and a cuppa (please call first to check we have...
Do you need to “fit test” for paper dust masks?

Do you need to “fit test” for paper dust masks?

No, no, no, no, no, NO! I had a call this week from a company offering a face fit test service for paper dust masks – to say I was appalled is a complete understatement! The performance of loose fitting face-pieces (such as paper dust masks) relies on sufficient...
Should you provide back belts?

Should you provide back belts?

This week one of my customers was approached by an employee asking that the company procure a lumber support belt because his job involves heavy lifting; they were asking me whether they had to purchase this and if so would that mean that they should make them...
Should you block a fire exit during fire drills?

Should you block a fire exit during fire drills?

It’s not an unreasonable idea, and HSE guidance does recommend this in larger premises. The practice makes individuals think about different scenarios and puts a bit more thought into the process of evacuating; rather than just following your work colleagues out of...
Are personal headphones banned?

Are personal headphones banned?

As a 45 year-old I am constantly amazed that my 12 year-old son seems unable to even brush his teeth without his headphones on! And I’ve noticed that more and more people wear them in the workplace particularly when undertaking office work. One of my customers had...