Shaping treetops, pruning older trees and removing dead branches. The necessary actions for anyone who wishes to have their garden in top condition. But before you pull out the saw and head towards the garden or directly to the forest, first brush up the safety principles and arm yourself with the right equipment. You should be pruning branches rather than your limbs.
According to the Czech Statistical Office, about 45,000 people injure themselves at work each year in the Czech Republic. Is the culprit non-compliance with legislation, inadequate safety equipment or excessive risk-taking? Perhaps all of the above, but a big risk also lies in underestimating. This is especially true for work at heights.
People in the ancient Persia, Rome and Greece wore mittens. In the Middle Ages, however, knights needed their fingers to have better movement. And that is how one of the greatest inventions in the history of hand protection - gloves - came into the world. Over time, gloves also became an indispensable fashion accessory. But let's have a look at their true original purpose - protection of hands.
For most people, the end of the year is associated with the Christmas spirit. But for those in charge of maintenance of equipment, machinery and production floors, this time marks the start of a period of worries rather than calm and peace. Let us give you some advice on how you can master this servicing period without stress and with more safety.
In Sweden they say: "There is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing." But even good clothing may not be enough in the upcoming winter conditions, if it lacks thermal insulation properties. If you have to work outside despite the falling temperatures, you can certainly use a few tips on appropriate clothing layers.