When you’re buying safety gloves that protect against mechanical risks for employees at your company, it’s your responsibility to make sure that they have the right ones. This means understanding the EN 388 safety standard. The following is designed to help you do this. Safety gloves that carry the EN 388 symbol protect hands against […]
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At Contego Safety Solutions, our business is about protecting people from hazards at work. But we’re also facing up to the role that we play in protecting our world against the hazards of climate change and waste. Part of this is helping our customers recycle PPE, workwear and protective clothing responsibly when these items are […]
When employees work in roles that require protection against hazards, the appropriate safety workwear is imperative. For some, this may involve head-to-toe protective safety clothing. Yet working in behind-the-scenes positions doesn’t mean that those employees don’t need to be recognisable as a member of your organisation too. Safety workwear should also be considered a company […]
Streamlining processes can be one of the best ways for health and safety and procurement managers to save time and money. Contego Safety Solutions makes the procurement of PPE and workwear simple and straightforward by offering a single supplier solution that meets all of safety and workwear requirements. Visibility of spending and buying patterns We […]
Organisations that need to protect their staff from workplace hazards know the importance of finding a reputable PPE supplier that, as a minimum, provides essential equipment that meets the necessary safety and quality thresholds. But this is just the first consideration when you’re considering changing suppliers. More than ever, organisations are looking to simplify their […]
Working to a budget is a lynchpin of managing an efficient and profitable organisation, whether within logistics, grounds maintenance, utilities and construction or another business that needs to protect its workforce’s safety. But ensuring staff have all the PPE and workwear they need while maintaining tight controls of spending can take a disproportionate amount of […]
Any professional who bears responsibility for an organisation’s health and safety budget knows how important it is to track the workforce’s use of PPE in order to understand what is being spent and at what rate. But tracking is not purely an exercise in financial control, it is also about ensuring that your team is […]
Across a diverse range of industries, the role of health and safety procurement staff is an essential one. Last year, as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated, health and safety staff worked harder than ever to ensure their workforces were safe and protected. We’ve identified five factors that simplify sourcing PPE and workwear and help keep workforces […]
It’s been a year that no one saw coming. For a business like ours that exists for the protection of workers in roles that involve risk, 2020 has been a busy one. But one that’s come with its fair share of challenges none-the-less. As the year closes, still marred by the uncertainty of what course […]
Anyone responsible for procuring PPE and workwear for an organisation will understand the complexities of keeping a workforce protected against health and safety risks. Here are some insider tips to guarantee PPE and protective clothing procurement success: Work with a single supplier Having a single workwear and PPE supplier that can deliver everything you need […]