Health and Safety products – November 2021

Health and Safety products – November 2021


It’s the combination of Kneeguard pads and the Kneeguard PRO positioning system in Snickers Workwear’s trousers that delivers reliable knee protection. In order to ensure correct positioning, the kneepads can be adjusted to different heights within the trousers’ kneepad pockets. There’s also different types of Kneepads to fit different types of trousers to suit different jobs on site.


Make great strides in Work Trousers with Snickers Workwear, where sustainable fabrics, body-mapping designs and improved performance are all key features promised by the manufacturer. The AllroundWork and FlexiWork ranges feature a loose or slim fit and 4-Way Stretch for maximum mobility.


Lightness, freedom of movement, anti-fatigue and reduction of musculoskeletal disorders are some of the benefits wearers of Brammer Buck & Hickman’s GISS Linzor Safety Boot, and GISS Luxsar Safety Shoe can enjoy, according to the manufacturer. In addition, a lightweight, water-repellent, and abrasion resistant upper makes for comfortable footwear.


It’s the diamond texture on ASAP UK’s X-TRA Thick T-GRIP Nitrile gloves that channels away fluids for superior grip in hazardous conditions. The gloves are virtually impenetrable, highly resistant to chemicals, and powder – free, reducing the chances of allergic reaction.


The Hellberg Local hearing protector and communication headset makes it easy to talk to with colleagues – without the hassle of taking off your ear defenders. Other PPE solutions from the same manufacturer include the Secure series, featuring multi-functional and foldable passive ear defenders available in three protection levels.


Durable stretch materials and certified visibility in accordance with EN ISO 20471 are combined in Mascot’s new range of hi-vis clothing. The fluorescent and stretch fabric in the Mascot Accelerate Safe collection is lightweight, highly durable and boasts a water-repellent finish. The two-tone range encompasses products from top to toe – and from base layer to outer layer – in many different colour combinations and sizes.



Specifically designed for construction workers, Unigloves Nitrex range protects cuts and impacts, as well as thermal, chemical and electrical hazards. There’s also good puncture and abrasion resistance performance, in addition to enhanced dry and wet grip, along with a range of dip coatings, and Actifresh hygiene and and odour control.


With changes to due to come into force to EN1004-1 standards for mobile access towers, WernerCo has created an online guide explaining what they mean, how they will affect users, and what they should be looking for when purchasing new equipment. The standards will cover materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements.


Designed for working at fixed height for long durations, the BoSS Pod 1000, and new 1500 model, are described as heavy-duty units offering an all in one solution – especially for single person use. Tradesmen can now choose between a safe working height of 2.95m on the 1000, whilst the 1500 enables users to reach up to 3.45m.






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