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How to look after your PPE

How to look after your PPE

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As a supplier of safety clothing and equipment, our customers often come to us for advice on how to look after their protective clothing and PPE to ensure their long lasting effectiveness. There are many myths around expiry dates and PPE conformity, but in fact there is no such thing as a expiry date on […]

‘Tis the season to be careful

‘Tis the season to be careful

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The nation’s high streets are being adorned with sparkling illuminations and colourful decorations to delight shoppers as they go about their festive shopping. But spare a thought for the workers who scale the heights every year to brighten up our Christmas shopping trips. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), working at height remains […]

A Burning Issue - Fire Heat Protection

A burning issue: fire and heat protection

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While protection from fire becomes a hot topic at this time of year, for some, fire and extreme heat are a year-round danger. Every year, thousands of injuries occur due to inappropriate or insufficient provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and fire retardant protective clothing. And those working in industries such as aviation and utilities […]

How To Conduct A Risk Assessment

How to conduct a risk assessment and identify whether PPE is required

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Identifying, assessing and controlling risks and hazards to personnel are key responsibilities in the remit of today’s health and safety professionals. Conducting a risk assessment means systematically looking at work activities, determining what could go wrong and identifying ways of eliminating or reducing the risks or hazards. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines the […]

3 Key Questions You Should Be Asking About PPE

3 Key Questions You Should be Asking About PPE

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It can be tough to know where to start when it comes to choosing the right protective clothing and safety equipment for your workers. Incidents and accidents in the workplace can often be attributed to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) not being used. At times though, it can be that the wrong protective clothing or equipment […]