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SHOWA 377-IP SET TO MAKE AN IMPACT IN REDUCING WORKPLACE HAND INJURIES

globus-showa-glovesGlobus is set to further strengthen its position as a leading provider of hand protection solutions with the launch of the high performance impact-resistant SHOWA 377-IP nitrile foam grip glove.
Designed to protect workers across a range of industries including oil and gas, construction, rail, mining, logistics and utilities that face the risk of impact-related hand injuries, the new SHOWA 377-IP glove combines impact protection with wet and dry grip performance, durability, comfort and dexterity.
Thanks to its revolutionary design, the back of the Continue reading...

GLOBUS ENHANCES CHEMICAL PROTECTION RANGE WITH THE LAUNCH OF SKYTEC NERO™

Globus SkytecLeading hand protection specialist Globus has enhanced its range of chemical-resistant gloves with the launch of SKYTEC Nero™ – combining chemical and mechanical protection with comfort, dexterity and grip.

Suitable for a wide range of industrial applications from chemical processing and manufacturing to utilities, engineering and agriculture, the new SKYTEC Nero™ not only protects workers against water-based chemicals but also delivers abrasion and tear resistance performance. Continue reading...

NEW from the Hultafors Group – Solid Gear and Toe Guard the new Safety Shoes Brands for the UK.

SnickersUKWith a premium product portfolio that already includes Tools and Workwear in the form of the Hultafors and Snickers brands, the Hultafors Group is now launching a top quality range of Safety Shoes for the UK market to complement these market leaders.

Now owned by the Hultafors Group, the Solid Gear and Toe Guard brands are the fastest growing in Scandinavia where demands for safety, quality and value keep their shoes and boots one step ahead of the competition.

With 23 different safety shoes available across the 2 brands, the footwear is available in trainer, shoe and boot styles – all with in-built hi-tech designs that combine top quality materials, ultimate comfort and maximum safety. Continue reading...

New Showa 381 microfibre glove helps to keep workers’ hands dry and comfortable

globusA new protective glove, the Showa 381 offers increased comfort as well as protection for workers carrying out a variety of tasks. Whether its assembly work or the handling of oily components, the glove provides a high level of abrasion resistance (EN388 Level 4) and allows the necessary dexterity for intricate tasks to be completed with ease.

The glove is extremely hard-wearing but also lightweight at the same time; the thickness of the palm is only 0.90mm which allows excellent levels of tactility and fingertip sensitivity. It’s ideal for use in manufacturing environments as well as the mechanical, construction, logistics and utilities sectors. Continue reading...

The Latest Non-Confrontational Body Armour Design

PPSShivizstabvestUK headquartered PPSS Group have now launched newly designed ‘Tabard Style’ stab resistant vests, aiming to improve the appearance of those wearing them.

We all know too well that some professionals wearing body armour can certainly sometimes be perceived as aggressive, confrontational or authoritative looking.

This doesn’t make us, the general public, feel any better when approached by such an officer, even when we are absolutely certain we have done no wrong.

Robert Kaiser, CEO of PPSS Group, says: “In general our customers within facility management, public Continue reading...

How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves

GLOBUS-BLOG-DISP-0615-ProcessDo your colleagues know how to remove their disposable gloves safely? A simple task, one might think, but it’s not a straight-forward procedure. One wrong move could end up with damage to the skin, not to mention contaminating the immediate surroundings! Therefore it’s really important to know how to remove gloves safely.

Read the latest Globus Hand Protection blog post and download your complimentary poster to help protect glove-wearers as well as your facility.

Plus there’s a useful video that you can use too ! CLICK HERE

Protect and Preserve with biodegradable gloves on World Environment Day

GlobusGlobus, a world leader in protecting hands, is helping companies to protect and preserve the environment for World Environment Day on 5 June 2015. Qualifying businesses in the UK and Ireland can register to receive a free trial pair of biodegradable nitrile grip gloves up until Friday 12th June 2015 by going to the Globus website at http://www.globus.co.uk/worldenvironmentday. The United Nations’ ‘World Environment Day’ is promoted worldwide to raise awareness of environmental issues and to encourage political action. The theme Continue reading...

GLOBUS LAUNCHES THE SHOWA 306 – A GLOVE FOR ALL SEASONS

ShowaGloveGlobus, a leader in the protective glove market, has launched the innovative 306 glove (from the Showa brand) which provides the perfect balance between safety, dexterity, performance and value. The launch follows over a decade of research and development which focused on achieving the Utopian vision of a ‘glove for all seasons’.

Speaking about the launch, Steve Shale, Marketing Manager of Globus said, “The unpredictable nature of the British weather means that outdoor workers often face a multitude of conditions and ensuring hands remain comfortable when going from wet to dry conditions and vice versa is a considerable challenge whilst wearing the same glove. Unique to Globus in the UK and Ireland, the 306 is a revolutionary grip glove which overcomes this.” Continue reading...

SKYTEC ARIA– NEW TEST CONFIRMS GLOVE’S EXCEPTIONAL DURABILITY

GLOBUS SKYTEC ARIAThe Aria glove, from the Globus Skytec range, has achieved top marks for EU standard EN 388:2003, providing added reassurance to customers of their protection from mechanical risk. The glove, which has a NFT™ nitrile foam palm, recently achieved 25,000 cycles in the EN 388 abrasion resistance test.

The test by an independent research and testing organisation, was carried out to quantify wearer claims that the gloves simply lasted and lasted….far beyond anything they’d ever used before.

This result confirmed Aria as level 4 for abrasion resistance – the maximum that can be achieved in accordance with EN 388:2003. However, unlike standard EN 388 testing, the Continue reading...

Experts on hand to protect you at work

PolycoMonzaDo you rely on your hands to be able to carry out day-to-day activities at work? Are they exposed to a number of hazards? If so, then take a look at the collection of new gloves on offer from hand protection experts, Polyco.

Polyco has recently introduced six new styles of gloves to its collection of hand protection. The new gloves can be used in a variety of industries and are as follows: Continue reading...




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