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  • Managing the Risk of Legionella in Emergency Safety Showers and Eye Washes

    Managing the Risk of Legionella in Emergency Safety Showers and Eye Washes

    Legionnaires’ disease is contracted when bacteria in water droplets or aerosols are inhaled into the lungs. Certain conditions allow Legionella bacteria to multiply rapidly and increase the risk of an outbreak, these include temperatures ...

  • Why do I Need to Activate my Safety Showers and Eye/Face Washes Weekly?

    Why do I Need to Activate my Safety Showers and Eye/Face Washes Weekly?

    Weekly activation of your emergency safety showers and eye/face wash units is paramount to ensure that all emergency equipment is operating properly. This process is stated as a requirement in European and International standards (EN15154 and ...

  • Chemical Hazards in the Waste and Recycling Industry

    Chemical Hazards in the Waste and Recycling Industry

    In the UK alone more than 100 million tonnes of waste are generated every year requiring an enormous workforce to sort and process this waste each day. The recycling and waste management industry is constantly growing and developing due to the need ...

  • Hughes Win Safety and Health Excellence Award

    Hughes Win Safety and Health Excellence Award

    Hughes are proud to have been awarded Best Health and Safety in Manufacturing at the SHE Awards 2019. The SHE Awards was launched in 2018 and aims to recognise the key role that companies and individuals play in keeping people and premises ...

  • NEW GRP Ladder Platform for Emergency Tank Showers

    NEW GRP Ladder Platform for Emergency Tank Showers

    With emergency tank showers measuring in at over 3 metres high, inspecting the water tanks is a tall order and raises issues concerning the safety of employees working at height. Organising checks or maintenance requires hiring scaffolding which ...

  • Breweries Hop to Hughes

    Breweries Hop to Hughes

    The value of the global beer industry is predicted to reach a staggering £526,000 million by 2025. In Europe alone the brewing industry is estimated to employ over 100,000 people, producing over 40 billion litres of beer every year. However, ...

  • Justrite Safety Group™ Acquires Leading Manufacturer of Safety Identification Products, Accuform® Manufacturing, Inc.

    Justrite Safety Group™ Acquires Leading Manufacturer of Safety Identification Products, Accuform® Manufacturing, Inc.

    Justrite Safety Group has acquired Florida-based Accuform Manufacturing, Inc. (Accuform), the leading manufacturer of facility safety identification products including signs, tags, labels, lockout-tagout devices, 5S/lean products, and more. ...

  • Hughes Awarded International Safety Award 2019 from British Safety Council

    Hughes Awarded International Safety Award 2019 from British Safety Council

    Hughes Safety Showers, based in Stockport, Manchester is presented with the International Safety Award for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at workHughes Safety Showers, based in Stockport, Manchester has won an ...

  • Protecting People in the Printing Industry

    Protecting People in the Printing Industry

    Due to the fast-paced, deadline-driven nature of the printing industry it can often be easy to overlook the need for health and safety equipment. The UK is the world’s fifth largest producer of printed products, with around 120,000 employees ...

  • Hughes Awarded International Safety Award 2019 From British Safety Council

    Hughes Awarded International Safety Award 2019 From British Safety Council

    Hughes Safety Showers, based in Stockport, Manchester is presented with the International Safety Award for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work Hughes Safety Showers, based in Stockport, Manchester has won an ...

  • Are Your Safety Showers Ready for Winter?

    Are Your Safety Showers Ready for Winter?

    It’s important to know how seasonal weather changes affect your safety equipment, especially if placed outdoors. With winter approaching, are your safety showers ready? Are the feed pipes lagged and traced? A freeze-protected safety shower ...

  • Safety Showers for the Fertiliser Industry

    Safety Showers for the Fertiliser Industry

    The fertiliser industry uses extremely hazardous materials in their production processes. Common industry chemicals like anhydrous ammonia can cause burns and inhalation hazards. Others like ammonium nitrate pose a risk of fire and explosion. In ...

  • Protecting the Workforce of the World`s Largest Chemical Producer

    Protecting the Workforce of the World`s Largest Chemical Producer

    Background: The largest chemical producer in the world is comprised of subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries, operating six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas ...

  • Hughes Safety Showers Ltd achieves ISO 9001:2015 standard

    Hughes Safety Showers Ltd achieves ISO 9001:2015 standard

    We are proud to have been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures services meet the needs of clients through an effective quality management system. The standard demands a high degree of leadership ...

  • Hughes Safety Showers Ltd Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Standard

    Hughes Safety Showers Ltd Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Standard

    Hughes are proud to have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures services meet the needs of clients through an effective quality management system.  The standard demands a high degree ...

  • Combatting Bacteria Growth in Emergency Tank Showers

    Combatting Bacteria Growth in Emergency Tank Showers

    Emergency safety showers and eye wash stations are essential for sites where workers could come into contact with hazardous chemicals. In some environments providing this life saving equipment can be challenging, for instance a consistent supply of ...

  • Tailored Emergency Safety Showers for Remote ‘Super Giant’ Oilfield

    Tailored Emergency Safety Showers for Remote ‘Super Giant’ Oilfield

    Background  The Tengiz oilfield in Kazakhstan is one of the deepest developed super giant oil fields in the world, with further expansion projects in the pipeline.  The aim of the Future Growth Project is to increase the daily production ...

  • Protecting Emergency Responders from Harmful Chemicals

    Protecting Emergency Responders from Harmful Chemicals

    A fire crew respond to an incident at a chemicals factory. Many hazardous substances are on site and the incident has resulted in injuries. The crew assess the situation, establish the danger zone and don their protective hazmat suits. These ...

  • Are You Serious About Safety?

    Are You Serious About Safety?

    Hughes Safety have been at the forefront of emergency safety shower, eye/face wash and decontamination equipment manufacturing for 50 years. From humble beginnings as a family owned, local business, Hughes have grown into an international ...

  • Emergency Safety Showers for Hire

    Emergency Safety Showers for Hire

    Emergency safety showers must be situated within 20 metres of a hazard. Crucial seconds lost after exposure to a toxic substance could lead to serious injury or damage to eyesight. Hughes offer a wide range of safety showers and eye/face washes for ...