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7 Procurement Questions to Ask Suppliers

Posted by Xamax on 10/07/18 13:40

Choosing the right workwear supplier is crucial. Pick the wrong one and you could easily  end up with the wrong items, slow delivery times and poor customer service. We’ve put together a list of important procurement questions to ask suppliers so that you make the right choice.

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Why is it Important to Use Personal Protective Equipment?

Posted by Xamax on 05/07/18 12:25

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are items that will protect the wearer against potential health and safety risks at work. Required for a variety of industries such as construction and agriculture, PPE can change according to the wearer’s working conditions. Here’s why it’s important to use PPE.

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Topics: PPE

Does LED Lamp Technology Help with PPE?

Posted by Xamax on 02/07/18 11:40

LED lamps have many uses thanks to their efficiency and longevity. Already used in signs, homes and at events, this technology might be able to help when it comes to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). Prototypes are in development that could see LED lamp technology improve PPE, helping to eliminate some workplace hazards.

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Topics: PPE

How to Spot Reliable Workwear Uniform Suppliers - 5 Signs

Posted by Xamax on 29/06/18 09:41

There are so many different workwear uniform suppliers, how do you know which ones are good and which ones are bad? No one should have to deal with bad suppliers as it can lead to both money and time being wasted. We’ve put together a few signs to look out for that can help you to find a reliable supplier to work with.

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Should You Use Screen Printing or Embroidery for Your Company Uniform?

Posted by Xamax on 25/06/18 11:39

It depends on your circumstances but you’re not alone. Screen printing or embroidery is a decision many of our customers have to deal with. Choosing the wrong option can lead to uniform that portrays your business negatively, hurting it in the long run and turning potential clients away.

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Health and Safety Tips - A Construction How-to Guide

Posted by Xamax on 22/06/18 12:46

Keeping workers and visitors safe on a construction site is the responsibility of whoever is in control of the site. Failing to implement effective safety measures can put anyone on or near the site at risk. Here are some important health and safety tips you should consider to maximise construction site safety.

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Topics: Safety

5 Types of Occupational Diseases and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Xamax on 19/06/18 15:18

Coming into contact with hazardous materials at work can lead to significant health problems later in life. It’s your responsibility to make sure these encounters are controlled and that workers receive the right protective equipment. Here are five types of occupational diseases that staff can develop if they aren’t protected in the workplace.

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How to Find the Right Equipment for Show and Event Security

Posted by Xamax on 14/06/18 12:38

No matter how big or small, if you’re holding an event or show, then you’ll need to consider security. The health and safety of staff and visitors is your responsibility so you’ll have to take important steps to keep everyone protected, like installing security equipment.

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Topics: Safety

What is the Gender Pay Gap in the UK and How Does it Affect Construction?

Posted by Xamax on 11/06/18 11:53

In April 2018, companies in the UK were required to report their gender pay gap. The construction industry, especially, not appearing in a great light.

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Topics: Morale

What are the Best Strategies to Improve Construction Site Security?

Posted by Xamax on 08/06/18 11:14

Construction sites are natural targets for thieves and vandals. It’s your responsibility to make sure the workers on site are kept safe and that operations aren’t delayed by stolen goods or vandalism.

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Topics: Safety