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Taking care of your work clothing

Hi Vis Clothing Care
Taking care of your work clothing is important. Without taking the correct care for your garments, you run the risk of impacting the effectiveness of the product. This can lead to the garment not giving you the protection it advertises. All protective work clothing has different ISO 20471 High visibility clothing care The purpose of high vis clothing is to give the wearer improved visual acu...
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RPE – Respiratory protection

If you work in certain environments or perform certain activities,  workers can become exposed to harmful particles that are present the air; such as dust, mist, vapour, gas or even fumes. To overcome this, ensure you outfit yourself with the correct RPE. So what is RPE? RPE is the general term that describes all dust masks and respirators. It stands for "Respiratory Protective Equipment". ...
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Jacket Size and Protection Guide

When purchasing a new work jacket, there are several different factors to consider. Our simple how to guide on selecting the right work jacket for the right job should help you to make the correct decision. Sizing And Fitting When picking a new work jacket, ensure you have the right fit. Each manufacturers' sizing guides vary, so always make a note of your measurements. Even if you regularly wea...
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Fristads Kansas CODE 1460 Windproof Reflective Jacket

Here at the Workwear Blog, we wrote a piece on the evolution of workwear: what the future holds. One of the technology advances in the article was the use EL lighting to create work clothes which illuminate in all conditions. Today we are taking a closer look at one of the products helping to bring work and leisure wear into the 21st century. From Fristads, comes this exciting new product to t...
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EN 471 and EN ISO 20471 – Know the Differences

Workwear can often be confusing, with many different standards and levels of protection - how do you know which one is right for you? Your safety is important, so keeping protected is something which should be taken as a priority above all else. One of the most commonly purchased types of product is High Visibility Clothing. There are several classes to high vis work clothing, from non-profess...
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Pacaya Lyviz Safety Glasses

New Product! The DeltaPlus Pacaya Lyviz Safety Glasses are a fantastic advancement in lens technology for those who work within job roles in the oil and gas industry, automotive and decorating. The lightweight and sturdy polycarbonate frame and nose piece features adjustable nylon arms, with a removable foam frame to protect the wearer from dust and offer shock protection in the event of im...
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EN 343 Waterproof Clothing Explained

When its time to face the elements, it's always important that your work clothing can offer you the right level of protection. When it comes to rain, you're going to want to take advantage of clothing which is fully waterproof. Not to be confused with products that are water resistant or water repellent - fully waterproof work clothing meets EN343 standard, and differs from its counterpa...
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