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What ear defenders to use

Hearing loss caused by work is preventable, but once your hearing has gone it will not come back. Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. There are different products on the market available for protecting your hearing in the workplace, depending on your environment, the job you are doing and the length of time you are doing the job. Each ear protection product has an SNR rating.

How to Choose The Right Dust Mask

When working in an environment where there is potential for you to breathe in a range of dust, vapours, fumes and spores, industry bodies and the Health and Safety Executive of the employer are committed to reducing damage caused to the lungs by such airborne contaminants.

Univet SoftPad Technology

Through the many settings of the terminal, the innovative use of materials and a meticulous design, SoftPad refines the already impressive ergonomics of Univet models, reaching a new and absolute comfort.

SoftPad Technology is a patented system designed to provide perfect stability to the safety glasses and full adaptability to the face of the user. The support of the eyerwear is entrusted to the whole support area of the arm for a comfortable and stable fit. In addition to the length adjustment in 3 positions, the SoftPad system has a further tilting movement that allows the device to fit perfectly to the users head.

How to choose the right silicone sealant

Silicone sealant is actually quite a broad term that is used a lot especially when it comes to DIY jobs, the first thought for most people is to go to their local DIY store and grab the cheapest one in the right colour.

The reality is though, there is no one single type of silicone sealant that should be used for everything. In fact there are many, all different types that all have different flexibility, durability and resistance. So how do you know you are using the right one for the job?

[Infographic] Your simple 2 minute guide to safety gloves

When it comes to safety, the gloves you choose is an important decision. Glove technology has moved on quickly over recent years and there is more choice than ever. Which level of cut resistance do I need? what is cut resistance? That is why we have created our 2 minute guide to safety gloves. It is a simple infographic that shows the different properties for work gloves.

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