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What to look for when changing PPE suppliers

What to look for when changing PPE suppliers

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Are you thinking of moving your business to a new supplier of PPE and protective clothing and equipment? If so, make sure you do your research and ask yourself the following questions to ensure you choose the best PPE supplier to meet your organisation’s needs: Do they provide a Man-Pack service? Don’t underestimate the convenience […]

A Year of Protecting Worker Safety

A Year of Protecting Worker Safety

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As 2018 draws to an end, managing director Jim Lewis takes a look back at a momentous year for Contego Safety Solutions. “As the end of 2018 draws near, it’s a good time to reflect on the progress that’s been made here at Contego Safety Solutions over the last 12 months, during which time we’ve […]

What is the difference between waterproof and water-resistant protective clothing?

What is the difference between waterproof and water-resistant protective clothing?

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Waterproof, showerproof, water- resistant, water-repellent – when it comes to choosing protective clothing that will cope with wet and windy weather, it can all seem a bit of a minefield. Different outerwear offers different levels of protection for workers exposed to the elements, so knowing your waterproof from your water-resistant can make a huge difference […]

What to Consider When Designing a Staff Uniform

What to Consider When Designing a Staff Uniform

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When staff members work on the front line of any business, well-designed work uniforms are an excellent way to showcase a company’s brand. To achieve the best first impression, careful consideration must be given to the design and composition of the uniform, the materials to be used and the way in which it is made. […]

How to tell when it's time to change PPE suppliers

How to tell when it’s time to change PPE suppliers

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The list of variables involved in getting employees kitted out with the right protective clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is virtually endless – size, colour, fabric, branded or not, short sleeve, long sleeve, waterproof, shower-proof – add to that personal preferences and a tight budget and the job of purchasing it all becomes a […]

What do I need to know about the new PPE regulations?

What do I need to know about the new PPE regulations?

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In April 2016, a new EU Regulation was introduced to update and improve the rules that govern Personal Protective Equipment manufactured, distributed and sold on the market within the EU. Two years after its introduction, the EU Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation became fully enforceable (on 21st April 2018). But what changes have been made? […]

The pros and cons of PPE vending machines

The pros and cons of PPE vending machines

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Are you wondering whether PPE vending would help to solve the safety requirements of your organisation? In a constantly changing world which relies more and more on automation and labour-saving devices, being able to provide PPE via vending machines is a reasonable consideration. But is it a viable option for you? There are many stories […]