PPE - Safety Glasses

PPE – Safety Glasses

Personal Protective equipment (PPE) is essential for anyone working in a hazardous situation; including on construction sites, where employers are obligated to provide employees with suitable PPE to offer protection. Many injuries can be prevented by wearing the correct eye equipment, particularly when working with glass, debris, chemicals or mechanical parts such as power tools. To help you pick the best protective eye wear for your job, we look at…

Cut Resistance Levels

What Are Cut Resistance Levels?

In safety gloves, Cut Resistance is the level of protection a pair of gloves offers the user against being cut from blades, machinery or sharp materials. Cut resistance is measured by the standard EN 388 on a 1 – 5 scale, 5 being the most resistant. Samples of the glove are taken and cut in continuous cycles until the material would no longer provide sufficient protection. The amount of cycles…