Inclusive PPE News


PPE for women does not fit, 2024 WES survey results says

Over six months in the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) undertook a substantial consultation of the PPE-wearing female workforce in UK engineering. Read More

Arco backs SHP campaign for PPE inclusivity

The major UK safety equipment supplier, Arco, has declared its support for SHP’s campaign to raise awareness of the need for inclusivity in workplace PPE. Read More

Why health and safety practitioners must do more when it comes to PPE

Danny Clarke explores strategies to communicate the benefits of suitable PPE and emphasises the importance of involving subject matter experts (HS professionals) in decision-making processes. Read More

HSE acknowledge issue of ill-fitting PPE as regulator engage with SHP

SHP’s Inclusive PPE campaign took a significant step forward as Karl Simons OBE opened communication with the UK health and safety regulator. Read More

‘PPE isn’t meant to be uncomfortable’: Katy Robinson and Karl Simons on inclusive PPE

In this episode, we speak to inclusive PPE campaigner Katy Robinson, and Chairman of SHP's Editorial Board Karl Simons about PPE and creating a movement for tangible change. Read More

Council votes to urge government to make change for inclusive PPE

East Riding of Yorkshire Council members voted on Wednesday (21 February) to write to the Government to urge it to make it compulsory for STEM industries to provide inclusive PPE. Read More

Protection for Everyone – SHP launches inclusive PPE campaign

SHP has officially launched its inclusive PPE campaign with goals around awareness and legislative change. Read More

Huge step towards inclusive PPE as industry body promises to ensure provision

The construction industry has seen a huge boost to efforts to get properly fitted inclusive personal protective equipment (PPE) for women. Read More

‘Fit clinics’ – Delivering PPE that fits the bill

uvex’s Clair Weston explains how PPE “fit clinics” – and product ranges that cater for all sizes – can help keep employees safe. Read More

Engineer designs first PPE headscarf

Aminah Shafiq hopes the product will encourage more Muslim women to take up a career in engineering. Read More



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