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Here at label source we don’t just supply you with the best quality safety signs and asset tags your money can buy. We also supply companies with a huge range of top quality print our labels.

Print out labels enable you to create your own bespoke labels for a variety of uses from product marking, marking shelf locations in a warehouse or a factory,  to the implementation of a cable management system within your office.

We stock a huge amount of printable labels including, labels on self-adhesive paper – with permanent or removable adhesive, waterproof self-adhesive polyester labels, fluorescent labels and labels made out of semi-rigid plastic. Click here to view our full range of printable labels.

Printing out your own labels is an ideal way to create your own bespoke, company specific labels. But running your own company, can sometime mean that you can never quite find the time to make your own labels. Don’t worry, here at Label Source we have an on-site team of expert designers who are ready to help.


If you would like us to help design your labels or you have any questions regarding out range of printable labels, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch

Arguably, one of the best things about our country, is the fact that we have so many sites of outstanding natural beauty and cultural importance, which the plublic can enjoy for free. It's fantastic that we can offer our tourists and countrymen a taste of our history without commercialisation, but it's also important to remember that without regulation comes risk. 

When a space is beyond the realm of regular monitoring and supervision, it only stands to reason that safety will be compromised, particularly in isolated areas with ageing structures. While some may say that the duty to act sensibly and safely remains with the visitor, this hardly seems like an adequate reason to exclude standard safety procedures from these highly popular sites.

Earlier this month, news broke that there had been disagreements amongst councillors and residents in West Yorkshire, after safety signs were erected on the site of the Top Withens ruins, known for their association with Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. The brightly coloured but not overly large signs were criticised soon after their installation, with many claiming that the addition spoilt the natural view. After much discussion and deliberation, Yorkshire Water came to the decision to remove and replace the signs, and are are currently working on a replacement that will 'blend in' with the landscape.

While I'm sure we can all agree that an appreciation of natural beauty is important, we can't help but feel that making safety signs 'blend in' completely defeats the object. Safety signs are meant to stand out to catch the eye of the reader, they are meant to be prominent in order for the public to comprehend their warnings. When safety signs are simply put in place in order to tick a box, they become completely redundant. Protecting public safety should always be a priority, and without warnings not to climb or deface the structure, this valuable piece of history could well be lost altogether! 

We can only hope that when the sign redesign is actioned, those involved will keep in mind that while it doesn't hurt to make it more visually appealing, the ultimate purpose should always be to preserve the important messages it is meant to convey. As far as safety is concerned, substance should always come above style.

Buckingham palaces is currently hiring a Health and Safety Advisor, are you the person for this job?

Buckingham Palace has had their fair share of health and safety issues over the years.

For example there was that one incident where a plumber had to enter the monarch’s bathroom, a place of complete privacy, where only the queen and her lady maid are allowed to enter. He was there to fix her vintage, chain-pulled cistern, not a complicated job for a plumber. It was reported that while the plumber worked to fix the lavatory, he lent against is causing part of the structure to come away from the wall!

What started as a simple plumbing job quickly turned in catastrophe and highlighted many health and safety issues within the 313 year old building.

Then there was the roof leak in the picture gallery. If this was allowed to get any worse, then the queen’s priceless collection of art and her silk lined walls could have been irreplaceably damaged.

After the lavatory incident the queen was advised that she should move out of her London home, Buckingham Palace, so the building could undergo a £150 million renovation. It suddenly become clear that the palace had fallen in such a state of disrepair that all the plumbing within the palace needed to be replaced a long with being re-wired.

On top of the re-wiring and plumbing – it was discovered that the place was awash with asbestos. When the asbestos was discovered, naturally the royal aides saw it was important to remove such a dangerous material from the palace. With a bill estimate in its millions it was clear that Buckingham Palace is in a less than perfect state.

As a health and safety advisor for Buckingham Palace it will be your job to advise people of the risks that this 300 year old building could face in the future. And let’s face it, old buildings always have something wrong with them, from a leaking roof’s to erosion of the bricks, there will be many issues that you will have to advise on.

But that’s all part of the job, right?

Diversity is one of the reasons people enter into a health and safety career in the first place. And we are pretty sure that working at Buckingham Palace will provide you with just that. Even the job description illustrates the diverse nature of the role stating that you will be working in office, kitchen, stable and gardens, plus providing hands on support at events.  

Of course you will be expected to work well as part of the health and safety team, undertake workplace inspections and risk assessments provide up to date policy advice and provide advice on how to alleviate risk, examining accident reports and ensuring that all accidents, issues and health and safety related incidents are accurately monitored, and the general day to day duties of a health and safety advisor.

This position that is currently being advertised on the royal website states that you will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, in turn you can expect a salary of £25,000pa, plus benefits.

Benefits include a whopping 33 days holiday, 15% non-contribution pension, free lunch, on job training and development as well as a range of recreational facilities.

You can view the job description on the Royal Household Website.

Do you think you could be the next Health and safety advisor at Buckingham Palace? Let us know!


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As part of a programme of measures to tackle noise pollution, some 47 types of appliances need to be clearly marked with their decibel output during operation, as part of the Noise Emission Directive 2000/14/EC (The Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for Outdoor Regulations, 2001).

These include appliances and equipment powered by diesel or petrol, pneumatic or electrical, for use in construction, in civil engineering, forestry, parks and gardens, to control sound power levels.

Common products to be marked with their noise output levels include lawn mowers, trimmers, chain saws, shredders and chippers; dumpers, excavators, concrete mixers, aerial access platforms and mobile cranes; drills, jack hammers, sanders, arc welders, compactors and refuse collection vehicles.

Label Source has supplied many custom printed labels for product applications, not only including noise emission levels, but also company logos and contact details, CE marking, model numbers or serial numbers. These have been manufactured in a range of pressure sensitive labels in pvc or polyester, and in metals (aluminium or stainless steel), with surface laminates and coatings, all suitable for outdoor use. If you require a quotation please contact us by e-mail (sales@labelsource.co.uk) or by telephone 0800 3761693 (in UK) or +44 1443 842769 (outside UK).

In the modern workplace, many workers are required to operate complicated and potentially dangerous machinery. A lot of workplace machinery, if handled in an improper manner, can cause serious injuries and even fatal accidents.

Before a worker is allowed to operate dangerous, complicated equipment, it is important that they are fully trained to use the machinery in a safe and responsible manner. However, if it is a machine that is not used on a regular basis, or if it is a brand new machine, or if the employee in question has not used the machine themselves for a long while, it is important that the user reads the manual before operation.

Using a “read the manual” label will protect your workers from injury by acting as a reminder to read the manual before they attempt to use the equipment concerned. Here at Label Source, we stock a huge range of safety products, including Read manual or handbook symbol labels.

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