EN Standards

Eye and Face Protection Product

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, a wide selection of which is available from Simon Safety & Lifting Centre, your Eurosafe supply partner.
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Footwear Product Guide

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.

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Head Protection Product Guide

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.

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Hand Protection Product Guide

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.

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Hearing Protection Product Guide

As manufacturing, construction and other industrial endeavours are on the rise in Europe, 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.

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Outer Wear Hi-Viz Product Guide

As manufacturing, construction and other industrial endeavours are on the rise in Europe, so are the number of people exposed to harmful levels of noise in the workplace.

While noise-induced hearing loss is permanent and irreversible, it is completely preventable.The new European Union Directive 2003/10/EC, which goes into effect on 15 February 2006, aims to prevent worker exposure to harmful noise, while promoting a healthier and more productive workforce.


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Respiratory Protection Product Guide

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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.

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Fall Arrest Product Guide

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.
Product/System Preferences - If there are any doubts about which fall protection products to use, contact Simon Safety & Lifting Centre Technical Team on 01646 600750.
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.

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Special Hazard Clothing

Product Guide.

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.#

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