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Purchasing PPE: Cost Vs. Quality

When purchasing safety equipment and PPE don’t be tempted to make your decision based purely on price, because as the saying goes you’ll often ‘get what you paid for’. While you might be pleased to save a few dollars at the time, the consequences of cheaply made and designed PPE can cost you a lot more in the long run.

Do you know, how to take care of your FR Workwear?

You purchase Flame Resistant (FR) Workwear to protect you. But how do you in turn protect your FR Workwear?

Caring for your FR clothing can help it last longer and continue to perform optimally for longer. To ensure you know how to correctly wash and maintain your garments, it is important to carefully follow instructions provided on the manufacturer’s care label. But the care instructions don’t always include some FAQs, so we’ve answered them for you.

All you need to know about Arc Flash

Arc Flash Hazard is a subject that is undergoing increased discussion in today’s safety conscious environment. This is because an Arc Flash burn is the number one injury resulting from electrical malfunctions. So we have answered a number of pertinent questions for our readers.

Are your High Vis Winter Garments Certified?

 

Most people associate winter with a warm cup of tea and a good book. However, when you work outside it means foggier mornings, earlier sunsets, and most importantly, lesser chance that you will be seen. To ensure that you remain visible during the winter months, high-visibility clothing is essential.

Not all safety standards are legislated…so not all safety products keep your workers safe!

 

Many workplaces have strict PPE requirements that cover hearing, head and eye protection, and footwear, yet hand protection often gets overlooked