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Winner of 2018 BITA “Small Business of the Year” Award

Winner of 2018 BITA “Small Business of the Year” Award

16th April 2019

The British Irish Trading Alliance (BITA) is a non-profit organisation that exists to encourage relationship building to generate business through networking, educational and social events held in...

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A Guide to Buying & Maintaining Safety Boots

A Guide to Buying & Maintaining Safety Boots

27th February 2019

Choosing the right type of safety boot is really important. Especially if you're buying work boots, you’ll want to be comfortable and you’ll want your boots to be durable and your feet to...

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Work & Wear Direct are Now RISQS Verified

Work & Wear Direct are Now RISQS Verified

30th January 2019

The RISQS is the rail’s supplier assurance scheme, the ‘Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme’. The RISQS provides assurance for buyers such as Transport for London and...

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3 Layer Winter Workwear That Protects from Cold Weather

3 Layer Winter Workwear That Protects from Cold Weather

7th January 2019

As we begin a new year, it’s a good time to decide if you have right workwear and PPE to deal with the risks that the winter weather in the UK imposes. Employers are responsible for ensuring...

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Workwear for Plumbers & Heating Engineers

Workwear for Plumbers & Heating Engineers

20th February 2018

Working in any trade requires a good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations. It is important for plumbing and heating engineers to protect themselves with appropriate workwear and PPE. At Work...

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Women’s PPE Workwear: One Size Does Not Fit All

Women’s PPE Workwear: One Size Does Not Fit All

27th July 2017

When it comes to workwear in the PPE industry, unlike more fashionable clothing, the amount of designs aimed at men has always far outweighed the number of items of women’s workwear available...

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5 Must Have Items for Your Workwear Wardrobe!

5 Must Have Items for Your Workwear Wardrobe!

7th June 2017

If you have ever worked on a construction site you will know that there is a daily potential risk of serious injury. It is the responsibility of construction companies to ensure that stringent safety...

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New Colour-Coded System for Safety Helmets in Construction

New Colour-Coded System for Safety Helmets in Construction

26th April 2017

The reign of the yellow hard hat on the UK’s highways and construction sites has come to an end. Leading construction industry body ‘BuildUK’, which represents contractors and trade...

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Why Must Rail Workers Wear Orange Hi-Vis?

Why Must Rail Workers Wear Orange Hi-Vis?

30th November 2016

A large majority of construction and utility industries have workers that wear yellow high-vis clothing. So why do rail workers wear orange high-visibility clothing? Is there a difference? The most...

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Protecting Your Feet with Safety Boots

Protecting Your Feet with Safety Boots

24th October 2016

Whether you work in engineering, construction, agriculture, utilities or rail, there can be many potential hazards in the workplace. This means that it is imperative for both employers and employees...

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