Many workers in hazardous environments could be wearing protective workwear that is not fit for purpose, according to workwear supply and laundry provider, ELIS.

Hand protection specialist UNIGLOVES has announced it has just launched a new range of industrial gloves and specialist electrical safety gloves.

Soluva Air W air disinfection units are helping to provide protection from Covid-19 for employees of HERAEUS NOBLELIGHT at its factory on the Cambridge Science Park. The units have been installed in the company's office and works canteens and, complemented by the observation of social distancing, hand washing and mask wearing, they now make the working environment even safer. The Cambridge facility employs over 100 people manufacturing photonics-based solutions.

DSC says with its new thermal sensor, the M2EA Drone, packs a whopping 640 x 512 infrared thermal resolution, allowing building heat loss identification and electrical power overheat issues, to be identified easily and quickly, enhancing both people safety and the ability to save time and money.

Investment in advanced SEAWARD PAT (portable appliance testing) kits is helping London Underground comply with important electrical safety requirements.

TRESTON proposes spring-cleaning for industrial workshops to reduce workplace safety risks and increase productivity by keeping a clutter-free and clean workbench.

ERIKS Industrial Services, part of ERIKS group, has partnered with ALCUMUS SafeContractor to manage contractor compliance and drive health, safety and environmental transparency in its supply chain.

Hand protection specialist UNIGLOVES has bolstered its highly experienced team with the arrival of PPE specialist Karen Cresswell to help shape a new range of industrial workwear gloves for a mid-May launch in the UK.

CASELLA, expert manufacturer of smart monitoring technology, has developed an innovative solution to simplify social distancing in the workplace with the launch of the Orbi-Trace smart tag. The solution provides simple proximity alerts all the way up to full effective contact tracing.

JSP says its DigiHUB is an exciting, innovative new platform that allows you to safely explore, learn and share the core range of JSP products with customers and supply them with all the technical information they need to select JSP with confidence as their trusted PPE provider.

Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has announced it has recently had its high security NE and NG padlock ranges tested by Sold Secure, with impressive results.

With the UK continuing its battle against COVID-19, businesses everywhere are facing the unenviable task of ensuring virus-free workplaces for staff and customers alike. For this reason, HI-KLEEN from Hi-line Industries has been proving exceptionally popular since its introduction in the summer of 2020. To help even more companies benefit from this highly effective surface sanitiser for commercial premises, Hi-line has produced a short but highly informative YouTube video (https://youtu.be/7cQlavJ51S4) that demonstrates the product’s easy application.

WIELAND ELECTRIC says its SLC Series safety light curtains have been designed to protect operators from dangerous areas or as access control against unauthorised trespassing.

A leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial LED lighting, NET LED, says it has improved the electrical safety testing of its products by using low power multi-function LED testers from SEAWARD.

Essity, a global health and hygiene company, and the global manufacturer of Tork, has published the Tork Site Safety Guide for Manufacturing. The company says the guide offers insights from Essity’s first-hand experience confronting the pandemic and its role in advising the U.K. government on safer policy.

We go behind the scenes with Simon Ash, UK Sales manager of HAIX, a leading safety footwear manufacturer , to find out what goes into the design and development of safety footwear and the testing that ensures they meet the high standards of comfort and safety that wearers have come to expect.

RENOVOTEC, a fast growing UK rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies has announced it is introducing a new high speed, accurate, data-secure and non-contact temperature screening system for at-entrance use in distribution centres and factories, stadia, airports and larger offices.

EcoCooling reports: Safety in workplaces has been brought to the forefront of mind in recent months, with the control of bacteria being more vital than ever. Many businesses that relied on air conditioning to keep temperatures down have had to re-think their cooling solutions due to the hazards associated with the recirculation of air.

UK safety expert ARCO has recently moved its Industrial Hose Division to a new larger facility of 17,500m3, next door to its National Distribution Centre (NDC), on the outskirts of Hull. As one of the UK’s biggest industrial hose distributors, the new facility contains a dedicated and comprehensive range of industrial hose solutions suitable for all types of industries and applications.

As employees begin returning to work, maintaining a safe and socially distanced workplace is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Health hazards such as from noise and dust continue within the workplace, so personal monitoring must continue. However, it can be difficult to deploy personal monitoring equipment while maintaining social distancing. CASELLA a world-leading environmental monitoring manufacturer reports it is enabling companies to overcome social distancing challenges with a new initiative to provide equipment that allows monitoring to continue whilst maintaining social distancing.

New from WILKINSON STAR, one the of the UK’s largest independent distributors of Welding and Industrial Equipment, is the F-Tech Fume technology product range of high vacuum fume extraction systems and welding torches.

SECOMAK says featuring no moving parts, the Clustajet is designed to be ultra-reliable, portable, easy to clean and simple to install and is perfect for transporting dust and fine debris.

Complementing its range of market-leading single use gloves, UNIGLOVES UK – part of UG Healthcare Corporation - one of the world's leading glove manufacturers, has announced it has introduced the protective skincare system, Derma Shield, to its offering. Designed to moisturise, protect and repair the skin, Derma Shield is CE marked and manufactured in the UK to Medical Device Standard ISO 13485. 

MELAPHONE says when its Speech Unit was designed 50 years ago for the booking offices at British Rail stations, nobody could have predicted that half a century later it would suddenly be in such high demand. The current Corona Virus Pandemic had created an urgent need for all protective equipment – both for personal use and in the working environment. This is the reason the Melaphone has come into its own again.

Employers have a legal requirement to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. The right form of first aid can save lives and prevent a minor injury from becoming a major one. To support businesses in their provision of first aid and first aid training, ARCO, a leading UK safety expert, has created a new expert guide to help.

Using high quality materials, HELLBERG SAFETY says its products are developed and independently tested in real-life situations for optimal performance to deliver products that are comfortable and reliable in any risk environment.

MEIKO says Babcock's Rosyth site is the first UK user of its cleaning and disinfection machine for respiratory protective equipment, which provides Log 5 protection.

With hygiene and cleanliness at the forefront of everyone’s minds, ROCOL has announced new versatile a QUICK & CLEAN cleaning wipes, designed to clean hands, surfaces and tooling when access to water is difficult.

Cable management specialist, HELLERMANN TYTON has launched a new range of PPE for customers and staff to ensure they are protected when they return to work.

WILKINSON STAR says new and exclusive in the UK is its Viro Tech range of Professional Ozone/ UV Sanitising Systems which can eliminate up to 99.99% of surface bound and airborne viruses, bacteria, odours and allergens.

Working to support the country’s essential services in this unprecedented time, loading bay solution specialist THORWORLD INDUSTRIES says it has devised safe practice methods to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing the company to both assist and champion the nation’s collective combative efforts.

Responding to the need for technologies to slow the spread of Covid-19, SICK has developed PeopleCounter and DistanceGuard SensorApps which help to ensure that people keep to the recommended distance apart.

As an extension to its normal DSEAR Risk Assessment Services, by using sophisticated infrared thermography, DSC-Ltd says it can now assist companies to reduce carbon footprint and find potential incoming mains power faults before they become critical.

BERNSTEIN is a specialist manufacturer of enclosures, safety switches and sensors. With local and worldwide value-added capabilities, it says it is the perfect “one stop” solutions partner.

UVEX says the new uvex 2 trend safety shoe range offers real value for money. Whether in the assembly hall or on the production line, indoors or outdoors: uvex 2 trend safety footwear range is suitable for medium duty applications and incorporates numerous proven technologies at an affordable price.

New to the market, UVEX says its megasonic goggle features a revolutionary frameless lens design delivering edge-to-edge, crystal clear, optical class 1 clarity and consistency in every direction. The panoramic lens is approximately 20% larger than similar goggles giving wearers as close to natural vision as possible, eliminating the need to take safety eyewear on and off when walking on difficult surfaces or when moving between workstations — a major advantage when it comes to risk reduction.

UVEX SAFETY has announced the launch of its latest safety footwear – the uvex 1 business, equally at home in both office and factory.

HI-LINE INDUSTRIES, a leading UK designer, manufacturer and installer of air/gas dryers and nitrogen generators, is lending its support to the NHS in combating the current COVID-19 pandemic.

HELLBERG SAFETY specialist PPE products include highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site.

Following the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak across the world, RRC has temporarily suspended classroom courses for the safety of learners and RRC staff.

RADWELL INTERNATIONAL has announced it has manufactured a foot operated door opener to combat COVID-19 spread.

SNICKERS WORKWEAR says fabric, functionality and fit are its hallmarks and it is the innovation and fabric technology in the design of the new stretchsShorts for men and women that really set these new garments apart.

BOFA International has announced it has launched what is thought to be the fume extraction industry’s first ever Training Academy.

SNICKERS says its new LITEWork clothing can help customers keep cool when working in sunny, warm and humid environments. The company says the ergonomic, body-mapping trousers, shirts, shorts, mid-layer jackets and windproofers have all the comfort and functionality of other Snickers Workwear stretch garments but give extra freedom of movement on site.

SNICKERS WORKWEAR says its ProtecWork range has new additions to its protective wear garments including Class 1 and 2 hi-vis work trousers, tops and sweat shirts.

The Hultafors Group’s PPE portfolio already includes market-leading tools, workwear and protective wear brands such as Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear and Toe Guard safety footwear, Hellberg Safety and Hultafors Tools.

HELLBERG says its SAFE face protection range offers visor solutions to suit a variety of different internal and external work environments. With a standard product design across all the products, the visors and carriers can be combined with hearing protectors and safety helmets for more complete solutions, or be used as individual visor solutions.

SNICKERS WORKWEAR says its hi-tech fabrics and body-mapping designs give plenty of scope for every professional craftsman and woman to stretch their performance on site comfortably. Designed for a wide variety of jobs on site, the company says these LiteWork 4-way stretch work trousers are the ideal choice if you’re working hard in warmer weather.

British manufacturer, COBA EUROPE, reports it has used A+A Dusseldorf to launch its brand new 2019/20 safety matting and flooring catalogue, and unveil some innovative new floor safety products to the health and safety sector.

SNICKERS says street-smart, stylish looks and market-leading GORE-TEX and 37.5 fabric technology make these jackets and trousers a must for winter on site or for outdoor leisure activities.

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