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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 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

Working in High Winds: The Risks and How To Mitigate Them

Posted by Xamax on 02/03/18 16:55

The weather can play a huge role in dictating whether or not it's safe to be working outdoors. Working in high winds is a risk that's less discussed but it can be just as deadly to ignore. Workers need to know the risks and hazards associated, and how best to mitigate them. Here are our tips.

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Topics: Safety, Outdoor Workwear

What to Look Out for When Buying Rigger Gloves

Posted by Xamax on 23/02/18 11:40

When you're providing equipment to your outdoor workers, you can't rely on any typical workwear gloves. Construction, landscaping, forestry and even roadworks all need different types of gloves because of the safety elements featured in each one. This is especially important for riggers as the work here requires a number of areas to be covered. So, here's what you need to look out for when buying rigger gloves.

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear

Grounds Maintenance PPE: Everything Your Team Needs

Posted by Xamax on 16/02/18 09:15

Now that winter is coming to an end and the ground is finally starting to thaw, your grounds maintenance team will have much more work to do. The warmer weather means that your employees can get to work outside, clearing winter debris and preparing the worksite for the months ahead. Make sure your team is working safely and efficiently by ensuring you're providing them with the appropriate workwear and equipment. Here's our guide to all of the grounds maintenance PPE your team will need. 

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Topics: Safety, Outdoor Workwear