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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

How To Pick Glove Ratings: Our Guide To EN-Standards

Posted by Xamax on 06/02/18 11:39

There are several types of gloves available to purchase for a reason. You should avoid making the mistake of assuming that any type of glove can be used for any type of work you undertake, as this can bring its own set of dangers. That's why gloves are rated into three separate categories and all come under different standards - they all depend on your situation. Here's how to pick glove ratings in line with EN-standards.

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear

How To Pick The Perfect Pair Of Outdoor Work Gloves

Posted by Xamax on 03/02/18 11:26

Gloves are a useful tool that many people often overlook when putting together an outdoor work uniform. There are many different types and styles made from a variety of different materials to choose from - you'll be surprised. From man-made materials to real leather and performance styles to models with enhanced grip and insulation, you might not know which to choose. There are several factors to consider when it comes to choosing a pair of outdoor work gloves. Here are some tips to help you find that perfect pair. 

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Topics: Buying Workwear, Outdoor Workwear

How Branding A Construction Site Can Help Increase Sales In 2018

Posted by Xamax on 26/01/18 16:37

Your construction site is the prime setting to go all-out and make your brand instantly recognisable. It might not be as simple as placing vinyls and ads in shop windows, but there are plenty of ways of branding a construction site in 2018 to increase sales. Although customisation plays a big role, there might even be some ideas and suggestions below you may have never thought of.

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear, Embroidery, Printing