Safety Direct2U News

The Health & Safety Event 2017: NEC Birmingham

The Health & Safety Event

The Health & Safety Event is the perfect education and networking opportunity for anyone responsible for health and safety at work. It is THE place to be to soak up information on how to run a safe and efficient workplace in the UK. And this year, it’s being held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham! About The Health & Safety Event The Health & Safety Event has an educational partnership with both The British Safety Council and The International Institute for Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). This ensures that the event presents quality and unrivalled educational experience for all visitors equally…. Read more

Christmas Opening Times

It’s been a busy year for Direct2U! We look back at everything that we have accomplished in 2016, including the release of our very first Product Catalogue, and the launch of our Shelving and Matting websites! It’s hard to believe that this year is already coming to an end. We would like to thank everyone who visits our Safety Direct2U website. We look forward to another day of improving your shopping experience! Like everyone, we are excited about this break and the holiday season! Our offices will be closing at 5pm on the 23rd December 2016 and reopening on Tuesday 3rd January… Read more

Last Posting Days for 5-day Delivery Items!

If you want to receive your 5-day delivery items before Christmas, order before 15th December, 12pm! With Christmas around the corner, and the countdown in full swing. Certain products can still be delivered in time for Christmas, find them listed below. To avoid disappointment order before 12pm 15th December! Some of the products you can order to be delivered before Christmas: Barriers and Bollards Heavy Duty Steel Hoop Guards Designed to protect equipment, vehicles and mains valves from collision and damage. Each hoop allows a pedestrian walkway to ensure they are protected in vulnerable areas such as round corners and in… Read more

Health & Safety Myths

Health & Safety Myths

With graduation season fast upon us we thought it was appropriate to take a look back on one of the HSE’s re-occurring health and safety myths: a ban on throwing mortar boards at graduation ceremonies. University graduates are often disappointed to learn that there is a ‘ban’ on throwing their mortarboards in the air, in celebration of becoming graduates. This ban is more than often put down to health and safety reasons. The HSE are tired of health and safety being used as a scapegoat for other motives. So, they have attempted to bust this myth and hopefully put an end… Read more