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Off the peg

How fashion is influencing wearer compliance in corporate and protective

Posted Posted in Health and safety management, PPE and safety workwear suppliers, PPE design and development, PPE news, Safety workwear and uniform design, Workplace health and safety tips

Health and safety professionals are all too aware that protective clothing can mean the difference between a safe working environment and serious injury or, worse, a fatality. However, many still face the issue that some workers refuse to wear it. Anyone wondering why their staff choose to take risks with their safety by not wearing […]

Its A Cover Up

Workwear to protect workers from the sun

Posted Posted in Health and safety management, PPE and safety workwear suppliers, Safety workwear and uniform design, Workplace health and safety tips

For many managing health and safety in the workforce means preventing accidents in the workplace or taking measures to ensure employees are either not exposed to danger or at least that their exposure is limited and managed. But what if that workplace is outdoors, where many elements fall outside of our control? The piece of […]

Protecting your sight and sore eyes

Protecting your sight and sore eyes

Posted Posted in Health and safety management, PPE and safety workwear suppliers, PPE design and development, PPE procurement and online management, Workplace health and safety tips

Like many things in life, we often take our eyes for granted. But, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 39 million of us are blind. The need to protect our eyesight is imperative, especially when estimates, by charity Sightsavers, are that 80% of the world’s blindness could be prevented or cured. Health and safety […]

Looking The Part - Trends In Professional Clothing

Looking the part: Trends in professional clothing

Posted Posted in Safety workwear and uniform design, Workwear embroidery, workwear logos and heatseal

As the saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” Creating a strong brand is all about making a good but, more crucially, a lasting first impression that sums up what your business is all about. For businesses with customer-facing employees, workwear is one of the best ways to […]

Safe from sound: how to protect workers against hearing loss

Posted Posted in Health and safety management, PPE and safety workwear suppliers, PPE design and development, Workplace health and safety tips

Increasing levels of noise in everyday and working environments has led to a silent epidemic of hearing loss. Over one million British employees are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk, according to the Health and Safety Executive, hearing loss at work is becoming a hot topic for insurance claims, which […]

Tips for Smooth Running Projects

Posted Posted in Health and safety management, PPE and safety workwear suppliers, PPE procurement and online management, Workplace health and safety tips

From small domestic work to large scale projects, 7 tips to help keep your projects going to plan: 1. Begin project planning well in advance: identity the supplies you need that require longer lead time to ensure you have plenty of time to schedule ordering 2. Be loyal to suppliers: stay with suppliers who have […]