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Head Protection
 
The head is one of the most vital parts of the human body to safeguard, and consequently the use of head protection is heavily governed by HSE legislation and written into the safety policies and training programmes of many companies'. The choice of head protection comes down to either a safety helmet or a bump cap, and a full risk assessment should be carried out prior to the selection of head protection to determine which one is necessary for the application and meets the legislation.

•  Head Protection Product Guide

  Eye & Face Protection
  One of the most common personal industrial injuries is damage to the eyes, not only to those who are operating machinery and equipment but also to those who are walking around and passing a hazardous operation.

These injuries can be avoided by the wearing of appropriate eye and face protection.

• Eye and Face Protection Product
  Ear Protection

As manufacturing, construction and other industrial endeavours are on the rise in the Middle East, so are the number of people exposed to harmful levels of noise in the workplace. Over 29% of all workers are exposed to hazardous levels of noise in at least one-quarter of their time in the workplace, and 11% are exposed at all times - and these trends are increasing.

• Hearing Protection Product Guide

  Respiratory Protection

Respiratory Protective far longer than recorded uses miners fastened mouths to protect nine teenth century many of them shoving the beard inhalation. Today RPE is still used extensively in all types of workplace situations when all other means of minimising respiratory hazards have been applied. Correct selection of RPE is critical. Equally critical is correct fitting and use of the RPE.

•  Respiratory Protection Product Guide

  Hand Protection

Where there is a possibility of personnel being exposed to harmful or toxic materials Risk Assessment MUST be done. It is essential Risk Assessments are conducted by suitably trained competent staff. Glove manufacturers can assist and advise personnel doing these risk assessments on the most appropriate hand protection when all mechanical hazards and chemical rates have been assessed.

•  Hand Protection Product Guide

  FT-FR Flame Retardant Workwears


  Industrial Workwears

Modern clothing for the workplace has to satisfy a wide range of different requirements. It must be ideally suited to specific working conditions, promote a sense of identification with the company and be accepted unreservedly by the wearers. This applies particularly to textiles for personal protection equipment (PPE), because this can only do its job if it is worn correctly.

• It must offer adequate protection against the risk which it is hoped to prevent, without itself becoming a risk.
• It must be suitable for conditions in the workplace.
• It must take account of ergonomic requirements, and health & safety expectations of the worker, and fit the wearer well.

  Chemical Protection
Special Hazard Clothing Under Regulation 4 of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, employers are required by law to provide suitable PPE for employees whose health and safety is at risk in the workplace. Should an employee be exposed to risk of harm from contact with chemicals or health threatening particulates then they should be provided with appropriate clothing and other items of PPE.

•  Special Hazard Clothing Product Guide
  Foot Protection

Safety Footwear protects the feet/lower leg of workers when working in hazardous environments. Risks must be assessed to identify the appropriate protection features that are required. Hazards include toe impact, sole penetration, slippery/oily surfaces, hot surfaces, and areas in which chemicals are used.

•  Footwear Product Guide
  Fire Fighting & Emergency Response

NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. Virtually every building, process, service, design, and installation in society today is affected by NFPA documents.

•  NFPA Codes & Standards
  Fall Protection













The following factors are key considerations to provide maximum fall protection safety and to ensure compliance with regulations and standards.
 
Warnings - Always read all instructions and warnings contained on the product and packaging before using any fall protection equipment.
 
Inspection - All fall protection equipment must be inspected prior to each use.
Training - All workers should be trained by a Competent Person in the proper use of fall protection products.
 
Regulations - Understand all Federal, State, Local and Provincial regulations pertaining to fall protection before selecting and using the equipment.
 
Rescue Planning - Minimizing the time between a fall occurrence and medical attention of the worker is vitally important. A thorough rescue program should be established prior to using fall protection equipment.
 
System Components - Only components that are fully compatible with one another should be used. Fall arrest systems are designed and tested as complete systems and should be used in this way.
 
What to Do After a Fall - After a fall occurs, all components of the fall arrest system should be removed from service.

  Eyewash and Safety  Showers

World Standards

The American National Standard ANSI Z 358.1 2009 is the internationally recognised World Standard covering the design parameters for Emergency Safety Showers and Eye/Facewash Fountains. For those used in laboratories, the European Standard DIN EN 15154 (1+2) was published in Oct 2006.

There is also a specific German standard relating to products within the scope of the gas and water industries, the DVGW accreditation.
 

•  Meeting World Standards and Ensuring Proper Performance
  Decontamination Equipments & Shelters
  High Temperature Textiles

High Temperature Textiles protects people, property or equipment when exposed to welding spark, spatter, or high heat that could result in expensive damages including major fires.

In major refinery shutdown welding blankets are used as equipment covers to protect sensitive equipment from the potential damage that can be caused by welding splatter coming into contact with the equipment. Catwalks would be lined with welding blanket material to prevent welding spark and spatter from falling onto other levels and potentially igniting fires where there may be petroleum spills or simply keeping the spark from landing on people working on lower levels.

  Industrial Cleaning Wipes
Industrial cleaning wiping products are engineered to be exceptional wiping tools.  That’s why they are used around the world in key industries like aviation, automotive refinish, food service, life sciences, and printing – plus a variety of maintenance and manufacturing applications.

  PPE Essentials

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