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A Guide To 21st Century Workwear

A GUIDE TO 21st Century WORKWEAR orkwear is clothing worn for work, especially work that involves manual labor. Often those employed within various trade industries elect to be outfitted in various forms of workwear because it is built to provide greater durability and safety. Work related injuries result in a loss of +26 million working days costing the UK: £14 Billion = £1,000,000,000 LAW CHANGES Workplace Fatalities April 2011 - March 2012 XXXXXX ХXXX*XххXXXXхх 173 XXXXXX х XXXXXX хх XXXXXXXXXLX ХXXXXXX х хXXXXXХXXXXXхXXXXXXх хXXXXXххXXXXXXXXXXXх XXXXXXХXXXXXXXXXXXX х XXXXXXXXXXXX хХXXXXXх XXXXXXХXXXXXХXXXXXX х X X X X X X X X XXXX xXX Previous Year People Killed 173 People Injured 115,000 Other 300,000 he Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 are set of regulations created under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 which came into force in Great Britain on 1 January 1993. The regulations place a duty on every employer to ensure that suitable personal protective equipment is provided to employees who may be exposed to a risk to their health or safety while at work. HAZARDS OPTIONS Head Hazards: impact from falling or flying objects, risk of head bumping & hair entanglement. Options: a range of helmets & bump caps. Eyes Hazards: chemical or metal splash, dust, projectiles, gas and vapour & radiation. Options: safety specs, goggles, face shields & visors. Breathing Hazards: dust, vapour, gas & oxygen - deficient atmospheres. Options: disposable filtering face piece or respirator, face respirators & air-fed helmets. Protecting the Body Hazards: temperature extremes, adverse weather, chemical or metal splash & contaminated dust. Options: conventional or disposable overalls, boiler suits, specialist protective clothing & high-visibility clothing. Hands & Arms Hazards: abrasion, cuts and punctures, impact, chemicals, electric shock & skin infection. Options: gloves, gauntlets, mitts, wrist cuffs & armlets. Feet & Legs Hazards: slipping, cuts & punctures, falling objects, chemical splashes, abrasion & electro static build-up Options: safety boots and shoes with protective toe caps, gaiters, leggings & spats O making your business look the business Sources Used:

A Guide To 21st Century Workwear

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In this infographic we look at how the workwear landscape has changed with the introduction of contemporary garments and new laws.


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