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Cemex adds headlights to PPE

6 Dec 13 Cemex reckons that it has found a simple, cheap and effective way to improve worker safety in winter… by putting headlights on hard hats.

Cemex employees can now see in the dark
Cemex employees can now see in the dark

With the nights drawing, workers are operating in the dark at the back end of the day, increasing the risk of slips, trips and falls, which are the most prevalent hazard in winter time.

The idea of fitting helmet torches came from a batcher working on one of the company’s 200 concrete plants.

More than 500 employees and 500 independent haulier contractors in the Readymix and Mortars division, from the operational people to the commercial, technical and senior management team, now have this gadget as part of their required personal protective equipment (PPE).

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