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Snickers Workwear – Waterproof Working

Waterproof Working

You can count on comfort and protection throughout the autumn and winter with Snickers Workwear’s NEW AllroundWork Jackets for professional tradesmen and women. Stay dry, warm and comfortable by choosing from a selection of water-repellent jackets that will give you basic protection from the effects of light showers with great breathability to ventilate your body if you continue to be …

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Snickers Workwear’s NEW Loose-fit Stretch Trousers for Maximum Mobility On-site

Loose-fit Stretch Trousers

Hi-tech stretch fabrics and ergonomic designs ensure close quarter mobility at work. With a range of new AllroundWork stretch trousers available throughout the UK, there’s plenty of flexibility for every professional craftsman and woman to stretch their performance on site comfortably. The new stretchy work trousers for men have a loose fit for a classic Snickers Workwear look and feel, with …

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NEW from Solid Gear – the Onyx Safety Shoes and Boots

Onyx Safety Shoes

Great value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort. Nowadays, good safety footwear is part and parcel of a comfortable day’s work on-site – just like good working clothes and quality hand tools. Combining maximum comfort and protection with a robust and durable design, Solid Gear’s Onyx is available as a shoe or a boot and …

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Base extends safety trainers range

safety trainers

BASE has extended its range of safety trainers with three new options, which the company says will make you feel like you are walking on air. Frisbee, Be-Shiny (pictured) and Colosseum join the existing Martin and Opera BASE trainer line-up, and have a lot in common in terms of comfort and style. Among the lightest safety trainers on the market, …

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Why it’s worth investing in kneepads

kneepads

In this video Roger Bisby discusses the benefits of investing in decent kneepads. Roger outlines some of the latest technology used in knee protection, including a knee pad from Snickers which incorporates D30, a shock-absorbing substance which has improved impact protection for motorcyclists and sportspeople. D3O materials in their raw state flow freely when moved slowly, but on shock, lock …

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Single-use moulded masks

Single-use moulded masks

Honeywell has introduced a new range of single-use, moulded masks featuring a PU foam seal that has been designed to improve safety, performance and comfort. The 800 series masks are made of high performing, humidity and low breathing resistant material making them well suited to environments where workers are exposed to hazardous materials found in dust, mist and fumes. The …

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Stylish safety boots

Stylish safety boots

Three new models have been added to Italian premium safety footwear brand Aimont’s  Trucker range of stylish safety boots. The combination of safety, strength and reliability and a deep tread pattern that allows optimum grip on all types of surface is said to distinguish the fashionable Trucker Iceland and Scotland boots and Galles shoes. They also feature composite, rather than …

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Lightweight bump cap

Aerolite

JSP, the PPE specialist, has added the HardCap AeroLite to its range of bump caps designed for work environments where there is a risk of impact between the head and stationary objects. The new bump cap, designed by JSP’s in-house Research & Development team, features a full high-density polyethylene (HDPE) shell, so the wearer is protected not only from impact …

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Glove goes for gold

Grip it MAX

Polyco’s innovative use of 21st-century technology has been recognised and rewarded by an institution that has been championing glove development for more than 375 years. Polyco’s dry-grip glove, the Grip It MAX, was named by the Worshipful Company of Glovers in February as the winner of its Worshipful Company of Glovers 2015 Golden Glove Award for Innovation. Granted its royal charter …

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Globus enhances chemical-resistant gloves range

Skytec Nero

Hand protection specialist Globus has enhanced its range of chemical-resistant gloves with the launch of SKYTEC Nero – combining chemical and mechanical protection with comfort, dexterity and grip. The new SKYTEC Nero not only protects workers against water-based chemicals but also delivers abrasion and tear resistance performance. The result is a natural-rubber glove ideal for heavy-duty handling, processing and maintenance …

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Heavy duty latex glove

heavy duty latex glove

Following its introduction of the tough Black Mamba Nitrile Glove into the UK market back in 2012, Fortress Distribution is launching the new Pro Blu heavy duty latex glove. Manufactured from latex and at 14 mils thick it offers users the ability to work in a number of different applications. Some of the key features of the new Pro Blu …

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Product review: Base boots

Base Boots

Skill builder takes one small step for man as we try out a new footwear product from Base. It seems to me that every time I try out a new pair of work boots or shoes they blow my socks off. I am talking metaphorically of course but the innovation that now goes into protective footwear means that we are …

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Compatible with faceshields and visors

press to check

Getting a good fit between face-protection equipment such as faceshields and visors and your breathing mask is said to be no problem when they are used with JSP’s Press To Check filters on a half-mask. The filters’ low-profile, swept-back design enables excellent visibility, allowing the filters to be worn behind all types of faceshield and welding visor. Daily face-fit reassurance …

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Award winning kneepad

Redbacks knee pads

A non-foam based, pocketed safety kneepad which maintains its maximum cushioning effect throughout consecutive or prolonged use, can help prevent up to six months down time through knee injury according to the product’s manufacturer. The claim comes from Cliff Lockyer, CEO of Redbacks Cushioning, the Daventry, Northamptonshire based manufacturers of the UK designed, ‘Redbacks’ cushioning kneepad which won SATRA’s ‘Best …

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Product review: Polyco Gloves

Polyco Gloves

A lot of building workers, me included, struggle to do a job wearing gloves. My hands bear testament to the fact. These days it is more or less taken out of your hands, if the site rule is that you wear them then you wear them. But if you are going to wear them you might as well wear some …

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Keep hands warm and protected

Snickers gloves

Snickers’ range of work gloves are designed to cope with the harshest of weather conditions. From tough, hard-wearing ‘Weather Essential’ gloves to ‘Weather Cut Protection’ gloves, the Snickers products are designed to keep users’ hands properly protected and warm. There are eight different styles in the range, including the ‘Weather Dry’ glove, which is made from advanced materials in a …

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