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The Importance of Safety Equipment in the Workplace

28/09/2017 Globally, there is a huge array of different working environments, from construction, to agriculture, to aerospace, to retail and more, each in need of different safety equipment. 

Health and safety is to be taken seriously within all businesses and working environments, and safety equipment plays a vital role to help keep this to a minimum.

At Hart Wholesale, we understand safety in a working environment should be a top priority, which is why we have a large stock of safety equipment available. Here are some ideas of safety equipment for your place of work:

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Find the Right Clothing

Clothing is an essential tool of safety equipment; the right specialist clothing can protect the body from numerous factors, such as weather conditions or dealing with heavy machinery or materials. Some of the clothing we stock include bomber jacketswaistcoatsPortland jacketspolyester trousers, and construction jackets, all of which are ideal for those who work around a construction site.

We also stock highly visible clothing for those who may be working in darker conditions or at night. Our thermal clothing is there to maintain individuals heated throughout the colder seasons or for those who are exposed to colder conditions. This is important as it reduces the risk of any unnecessary injuries to employees.

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The Importance of the Correct Footwear

Within the workplace, there are two major categories of work-related foot injuries;

• Foot injuries from punctures, crushing, sprains and lacerations.

• Slips, trips and falls.

There are numerous causes of foot problems, such as blisters and arthritis to name a couple, and this can be highly uncomfortable for any worker. Wearing the correct footwear can help reduce any of these risks from occurring. Our range of safety shoes includes a variety of safety boots, safety trainers, and rigger boots, which can be used for a variety of activities and jobs, such as plumbing and building yards.

The Power of Gloves

The workplace can create many hazards for your hands, including cuts, burns or breakages. Here, we stock several different types of safety gloves, providing hand protection within your workplace. Our diverse range includes leatherdisposablefingerless, and power tool gloves for several industries.

This type of safety equipment is highly important, as it helps to protect you regardless of the environment you are working in, and protecting your hands is incredibly important.

Our Accessories

Not only do we provide safety equipment, we also stock numerous accessories for health and safety within the workplace, in case any accidents or injuries occur. This includes small and medium first aid kits for employees, which are a necessity in any workplace.

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At Hart Wholesale, we understand accidents in the workplace do occur, and we aim to make sure that, no matter what environment you are working in, you and your employees are fully protected against any hazardous situations.

If you would like to find out more about the equipment we stock and the services we provide, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team by calling 01702 614044, or emailing sales@hart-wholesale.com, and we will be happy to help.

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