The latest workwear news and tips

Workwear With Company Logo - How to be Seen!

Posted by Xamax on 05/04/18 10:46

Branded uniforms make your business instantly recognisable. If you want the public to notice your company, then kitting your team out in a slick, personalised uniform should be a priority to stay ahead of the competition. Here are five advantages that your company may benefit from having workwear with your company logo on.

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Topics: Branding

Vehicle Loading - How to Avoid Injury

Posted by Xamax on 02/04/18 16:41

If carried out incorrectly, vehicle loading can put your workforce at great risk. Not only of injuring themselves, they could also jeopardise the safety of other road users. If carried out against procedure, loading can be financially costly to your business too. Here are the various do’s and don’ts you should bear in mind when it comes to loading and unloading.

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Topics: Safety

Branding an Outdoor Event: Tips on How to Do It Well

Posted by Xamax on 28/03/18 10:11

When you're planning an outdoor event, one of the first and main things you'll think about is the weather. The UK is infamous for her unpredictable weather and hot, gloriously sunny days are just as likely as torrential downpours, snow storms and high winds. And that's just in one spring afternoon. 

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear

Event Staff Workwear: 4 Items Needed to Kit Your Team Out in 2018

Posted by Xamax on 27/03/18 11:19

Event staff wear uniforms for a number of reasons, including the facts that uniforms help the team look professional, differentiate them from the attendees and it's a good way to increase brand awareness - when customised.  Here are four event staff workwear items your team need for 2018. 

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear

5 Tips to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Event

Posted by Xamax on 23/03/18 15:11

If you're organising your own event, you'll know that its success can depend on the weather. It's even trickier when you're planning it in spring as this unpredictable season can give us all a glimmer of hope that the frosty conditions are behind us, and then minutes later you could be dealing with heavy snow or even lightning. To help prepare for adverse weather conditions and keep your event running smoothly, here are five tips to weatherproof your outdoor event.

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Topics: Safety, Outdoor Workwear

Lightweight Workwear: Top Picks for Spring

Posted by Xamax on 20/03/18 10:47

We're finally starting to move away from the long, cold winter and into the crisp spring season. It might be time to put the insulated hats and gloves away but spring is highly volatile, with lightning storms being as likely as bursts of bright sunshine. As well as ensuring the working site is prepared for the predictably wet weather, you need to make sure your workers are suitably dressed for the outdoors. Here are seven of our top lightweight workwear picks for spring. 

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Topics: Safety, Outdoor Workwear

How to Complete a Lightning Risk Assessment

Posted by Xamax on 14/03/18 15:54

Working outdoors can come with its fair share of risks, and one of the more dangerous hazards you and your team are facing is lightning. Although it's a hazard which is usually overlooked because we don't see it too regularly in Britain, it's something which needs highlighting because of the risks it brings. In the case you and your team are going to be working on a site where lightning can occur (very likely over the coming months), it's important you conduct a lightning risk assessment. Here's what you need to do.

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Topics: Safety

How to Pick the Best Hi Vis Vests for Your Team

Posted by Xamax on 12/03/18 11:45

High visibility clothing isn't a fashion statement - it's a necessity to keep workers safe. They allow wearers to be easily seen in a variety of light conditions - from darkness and other low light conditions to even broad daylight if much of the wearer's body will be obscured from view. Here are some tips on how to pick hi vis vests for your team. 

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Topics: workwear, Safety, Outdoor Workwear

Lightning Safety Outdoors: How To Protect Your Team in Spring

Posted by Xamax on 09/03/18 14:04

Lightning is an occupational hazard that's often overlooked, but it shouldn't be because it can severely injure or even kill outdoor workers, particularly if they're working at height. Here are some tips on how to protect your workers in spring and maintain lightning safety outdoors. 

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Topics: Safety, Outdoor Workwear

Kitting Out Your Drivers in Spring: Outdoor Workwear Checklist

Posted by Xamax on 07/03/18 12:45

Now that the long, cold winter is finally coming to an end, it's time to think about spring workwear for your drivers. Just because your drivers aren't as exposed to the elements as outdoor workers are doesn't mean their workwear is any less of a priority. Drivers often work long, gruelling shifts and what they wear should keep them safe, warm and comfortable while still falling in line with your company's image. Here's our outdoor workwear checklist on what your drivers should be wearing in spring. 

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Topics: workwear, Outdoor Workwear