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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Safety footwear is imperative if there’s any risk of injury to your feet while you are at work. But when it comes to safety footwear it’s definitely not a case of one-size-fits-all. The type of safety shoes or boots you’ll need will be dictated by your working environment – if you work with heavy loads, […]
Uncomfortable feet shouldn’t be ignored, especially when your work requires you to be on your feet practically all day. Minor foot problems can quickly get more complicated, meaning that looking after your feet by wearing the correct footwear for your job and addressing any problems as soon as they start to appear is a priority. […]
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. […]
If you think that all PPE and protective clothing suppliers are the same, think again. When it comes to choosing a supplier, your decision should be based on more than just price or relying on the same company you’ve used for years. Consider these questions, then ask yourself if your supplier can provide the same […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]