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12 PPE See more like this online at: www.hsmsearch.com A DAB HAND Arco’s new range of gloves has been specifically designed for light manufacturing and assembly job roles. Arco Assembly gloves are suitable for applications such as micro construction and white goods assembly. All four styles in the Assembly range are designed for tight fit and are said to be amongst the most lightweight cut protection available. Three out of the four styles are made with 15g yarn, whilst retaining a high level of cut protection. The PU coating is designed to help hands stay cool and comfortable even in tough working conditions.  The Arco Assembly Cut 5 3 Digit PU Glove is suited to workers who carry out intricate handling tasks and offers level 5 cut protection. To aid small part handling, the thumb and forefinger have been removed.   The new Arco Assembly Cut 5 Magnetic PU Glove incorporates a magnetic patch on the back of the hand and is suitable for workers working with screws, bolts or nails and for those working at height or in confined spaces. The gloves are approved to EN 388:2003 and offer abrasion resistance and high level cut protection of BSEN 388 level 4 or 5. Tel: 01482 611611 CHAINSAW PROTECTION Severnside Safety Supplies has announced the availability of new Francital Sestriere chainsaw trousers. The trousers are said to be the top of the new Platinum PRO range from Francital, featuring SoFly lightweight, low bulk 5 layer protective material. The garments conform to EN381-5 Class 1 Design A for protection against chainsaws. Outer materials are a combination of water repellent (hydrophobic) stretchy and hard CREATING A BUZZ GLARE CARE In a bid to to solve the problem of glare in the workplace, uvex has designed the uvex i-3 AR (Anti- Reflective) safety spectacle, which features uvex permanent antireflective coating on both sides of the lens, giving the wearer clear vision without dazzle.  The uvex i-3 AR is designed to eliminate glare from bright lights or reflected light from wet, white or shiny surfaces. Suitable for use in a broad range of industries, additional features of the lightweight, metalfree, uvex i-3 AR, include a side arm flex zone, variable side arms, soft flex temple ends and soft, adjustable, nose bridge pads. Tel: 01252 731200 Redbacks Cushioning has launched a new knee pad for pocketed work trousers which incorporates a ‘direction of force’ design, said to protect the wearer from potential dangers of impact through continuous kneeling. 20% lighter than its predecessor, with a thicker grade of spacer fabric, the new kneepads feature a soft and flexible thermo plastic elastomer leaf-spring, with increased durability, set within a honeycomb matrix. Redbacks are tuned with patented leaf spring technology, said to absorb impact and reduce shock on knees, back and neck, and provide a ‘floating-on- air’ feel.  Cliff Lockyer, CEO of Redbacks Cushioning, says: “Our patented kneepads differ from any others in the world and have been tested and proven to outperform foam kneepads.” Tel: 01327 702104 GLOVE IS ALL AROUND Polyco has stepped in to help a Cleveland police officer, manufacturing him a lifetime supply of the bespoke gloves he requires as a result of a workplace injury, which resulted in his finger and part of his hand being amputated. The injuries suffered meant that he was no longer able to wear five fingered gloves and commissioning gloves would cost thousands of pounds. Polyco came forward to provide the officer with enough gloves to last him a lifetime, as a goodwill gesture. The officer said: “I would like to thank Polyco staff for all their efforts. A great deal of work has gone into this and the new gloves are just what I need to enable me to fully perform my duties.” Tel: 0208 443 9010 wearing, abrasion resistant, ripstop materials such as Cordura and Spandex. Design features include: a Cordura grid over the stretchy front material to give protection against abrasion and, to some extent hot exhausts; plug spanner carrier; tool clips;buttons for braces; high back; two way zip fly; elasticated gaiters with hook built into the bottom of the trousers leg; and front pockets with downward closing zips. Tel: 01242 525811 LIGHTWEIGHT KNEEPADS Rock Fall (UK) has launched a new chainsaw safety boot suitable for industries ranging from forestry to rail. In forestry and arboriculture working environments alone, risks include lacerations, cuts from chainsaws, treading on sharp objects, slips and falls.  The Rock Fall Chatsworth RF328 chainsaw safety boot is designed with these hazards in mind and is also suitable for rail and construction working environments The boot comprises layers of Kevlar, providing midsole protection with flexibility for climbing and has the highest STEALTH SPECS Weighing in at 16g, JSP describes its new Stealth spectacle as ‘the world’s lightest safety eyewear’. The Stealth 16g’s lenses are moulded using the latest technology in a bid to deliver a thinner lens that meets the requirements of EN166 1.F.  According to JSP because they are so thin, the Stealth 16g’s dual 9.5 base lenses transmit more light than other lenses, improving vision and reducing eye strain, while filtering out more than 99.9% of UV light. Anti-mist and anti-scratch technology is also available on the lenses. A built-in nose bridge is sculpted to fit most face shapes, while the temple tips have a spectacle cord anchor point, preventing loss, or scratching. The eyewear is designed for industries such as construction, pharmaceuticals and offshore. Tel: 01993 826050 classification protection (S3) from chainsaws with a steel toe cap. A fullgrain leather upper is constructed using multiple layers of Kevlar fabric. Rock Fall Chatsworth exceeds safety standards EN ISO 17249:2013 and EN ISO 20345:2011. Under foot protection is provided by a flexible Kevlar midsole and a Vibram sole provides high SRC slip resistance (as per EN 20345 safety standards). The flame-resistant boots also include an anti-fatigue PU insock made from the same material as anti-fatigue matting. With a Sympatex membrane and a moisture-wicking shock absorbing foot-bed, the boot is said to be as lightweight and comfortable as a Class 2 chainsaw boot, while delivering the highest level of Class 3 protection. Tel: 01773 608616


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