Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 – Updated Guidance

The latest updated version of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 – Guidance was published in October 2015.  Details can be accessed at  http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsr25.htm The purpose of this guidance is to highlight what can be done by dutyholders to achieve electrical safety compliance with the duties imposed by the Regulations. It is relevant to all […]

PUWER – Combat confusion re control systems

Obligations under PUWER are well accepted across industry believes Mark Smailes, Managing Director of Safety Systems Technology. Here he highlights a worrying tendency where companies believe that it’s not necessary to update the control systems of work equipment in response to PUWER assessments. A belief that, as Mark writes below, has absolutely no justification and is potentially […]

Health & Safety North Exhibition

Safety Systems Technology will be exhibiting at the Health & Safety North Exhibition at Bolton Arena on the 7th & 8th October 2015. Call in at Stand H26 and speak to Allan Harris or Michael Nolan about your equipment guarding requirements. Our Safety Demonstrator Module provides working examples of a wide range of electrical and […]

Machinery safety expert ensures international standards met by Dubai manufacturer.

Meeting its commitment to protecting its employees by working to stringent and widely recognised safety standards, Dubai-based pump specialist Torishima has called on the services of Safety Systems Technology (SST), one of the UK’s leading experts in industrial safety and machine guarding. After sending engineers to Torishima’s manufacturing and repair plant in Dubai to evaluate […]


Safety Systems Technology has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a nationally recognised third party accreditation scheme which recognises best in class standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. The company’s application for Safecontractor status was driven by the fact that the […]


Safety Systems Technology has announced that it has divested itself from TÜV SÜD and will once again operate as an independent company. The company was acquired by TÜV in 2010 alongside Laidler Associates and has been operating within that environment since. Speaking about the major reasons for reverting to its independent status, Mark Smailes, Managing […]