HSE International ISSUE 109 - Page 12

SPOTLIGHT BSIF TO PUBLISH ‘THE 2017 GUIDE TO THE BRITISH SAFETY INDUSTRY’ ALAN MURRAY, BSIF CEO T he British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) is the independent voice of the UK safety industry, serving and representing UK businesses that keep people safe and healthy at work. Although our responsibilities are to the UK, in order to discharge them effectively, the Federation draws on its international reach as part of the European Safety Federation. Working for the country’s interests and leveraging relationships at home, we work with the Health and Safety Executive, the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. To highlight the work of the UK safety industry, BSIF annually publishes ‘The Guide to the British Safety Industry’. The guide is designed to equip the reader with a useful reference tool on a broad range of safety products available. It is 12 HSE INTERNATIONAL a source of sensible and proportionate advice on implementing safety, health and environmental policies; to ensure that the UK is kept safe and healthy while at work. Throughout the guide, readers will find informative articles created by industry experts about a range of hazards that are continuously faced in the workplace. The guide sets out to offer clear and concise material and steers through a selection of safety and personal protective equipment, and monitoring and control devices. We believe that the guide delivers, in one place, valuable information and access to the country’s leading manufacturers and distributors of