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  1. Safety Glasses Lens Colour Guide

    Safety Glasses Lens Colour Guide
    Purchasing a new pair of stylish sunglasses is easy, most people pick the expensive brands that 'look the best', but have you ever checked EN conformity or considered what lens colour is the most suitable for a pair of holiday sunglasses? Probably not, and that's because the risks associated with leisure are slim. However, when it comes to safety glasses...
  2. Understanding Pyramex Anti-Fog Coatings

    Understanding Pyramex Anti-Fog Coatings
    One of the biggest concerns for wearers of safety eyewear is the issue of fogging lenses, especially in dangerous and high-risk situations. For those who work with tools, machinery and hazardous chemicals, poor visibility or impaired sight could have catastrophic implications. Supertouch® has partnered with Pyramex® to stock and distribute Pyramex® Safety Eyewear across our network of UK distributors, including...
  3. Supertouch Granted Authorised Economic Operator Status

    Supertouch Granted Authorised Economic Operator Status
    Supertouch® is proud to announce it has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.   AEO is an internationally recognised quality mark signifying Supertouch® is trusted by the EU, and other major trading nations with the UK, to have efficient & compliant customs control procedures in place and that its position in the international supply chain is secure.   The...
  4. PPE Specification Top Tips: Food Processing

    PPE Specification Top Tips: Food Processing
    For those working in the food manufacturing industry, there will always be a clear focus on delivering and maintaining the highest levels of health and safety. This is crucial for both employees and for consumers of the product, which is why PPE specification must be up-to-date, accurate and perfectly matched to the unique requirements of the application.   In this...
  5. The Role Of PPE In Reducing Transmission Of COVID-19

    The Role Of PPE In Reducing Transmission Of COVID-19
    The COVID-19 crisis has thrust personal protective equipment (PPE) into the spotlight, and as wearing masks becomes the norm, so too have conversations around the critical role of PPE. In this blog, we are going to look at how people can protect themselves when performing cleaning tasks in this strange new world, and cover a few best practices to minimise...
  6. Nitrile Gloves: Are They Suitable For Your Application?

    Nitrile Gloves: Are They Suitable For Your Application?
    Disposable gloves are one of the most common products on the PPE market, owing to their application in both protection and hygiene. Nitrile gloves are perhaps the most in demand type of disposable glove, as they offer a range of benefits including strength, dexterity, and resistance. However, COVID-19 and inflated shipping costs has resulted in the price of nitrile disposable...
  7. The Price Of Protection - Specifying Your Disposable Gloves

    The Price Of Protection - Specifying Your Disposable Gloves
    With the supply of standard nitrile gloves being prioritised towards the medical sector by all suppliers, coupled with an increasing cost for nitrile gloves due to heightened global demand, the food industry has been asked to consider alternative hand protection for their employees’ essential PPE. Savings can be realised through not over-specifying disposable Nitrile gloves where a suitable alternative would suffice...
  8. The Thinnest Ever Thermal Glove

    The Thinnest Ever Thermal Glove
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist, Supertouch, has expanded its Pawā range of protective gloves, emphasising its commitment to innovation with the launch of the thinnest coated thermal glove on the market*.   The new addition, the PG400, is the only single-layer Thermolite® direct dipped glove to be rated EN511 level two for protection from contact cold. This makes...
  9. Hand Protection In Food Manufacturing

    Hand Protection In Food Manufacturing
    All comments are attributable to Sangeeta Aeri, Technical Manager at Supertouch.   Please explain the relationship between relevant regulations and standards ISO 13997 and EN 388:2016?   ISO 13997 is the newest cut resistance test for gloves. It measures the amount of force required for a new, straight blade to cut through the glove liner material at a constant speed...
  10. Safety Gloves & Workwear Suitable For The Construction Industry

    Safety Gloves & Workwear Suitable For The Construction Industry
    Hand Protection Hand protection is important throughout the entirety of any build, right from breaking ground to the final lick of paint. Below is a selection of hand hazards that need to be taken into consideration: Water Groundworkers need protection from wet conditions as well as those handling building products in bad weather. Cold For outdoor workers in the winter...

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