Didac’s first home-grown Woodworking Machinery Trainer 

Understanding an apprenticeship in Furniture & Wood Manufacturing Jack shares his ambition to become Didac’s first Woodworking Machinery Trainer Jack is a furniture and wood trainer at the Woodwise Academy in Bristol, where he is completing a Level 3 apprenticeship in Wood Machining. Please tell us about your apprenticeship and why you have chosen this […]

Wood Dust Exposure Monitoring

Management of wood dust affects all wood industry businesses. Health and safety management systems, procedures and control measures required will need to develop to aid compliance with the lowering of workplace exposure limits from 2020. At present the UK has the following workplace exposure limits (WEL) for wood dust: Softwood – 5mg m³ 8hr TWA […]

Wood Dust – Changes on the way

The EU is about to introduce new lower limits for the amount of hardwood dust workers can be exposed to and HSE wants to know how this change will affect your business. By completing the following survey (which will only take about 10-15 minutes) you will be contributing to how HSE understands the forthcoming change […]

Recycle of Grinder

Today was a busy day in the workshop (even though a lovely Sunday).  We always try to do our bit and have been busy refurbing a second hand Automatic Straight Knife Grinder. People always seem to throw out good working items or change them.  Not us, much to the worry of staff, we buy and […]