Case studies

uvex safety have helped a number of businesses overcome challenges to provide appropriate protection for their employees, allowing them to go home safely. Read our product testimonials and case studies to see how our innovative designs and technologies have protected people in a range of work environments.

uvex gives water company employees absolute protection from sharps

uvex have worked with a national water company to provide suitable protection for their employees against needlestick injuries. The operational area of the company covers both urban and rural locations where staff are regularly exposed to discarded hypodermic needles and sharps.

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uvex gives water company employees absolute protection from sharps

HexArmor gloves guard against needlestick injury

Five years ago, Scot Grant, a private ambulance technician, suffered a possibly life-threatening needlestick injury from a used injection needle while at work. He now carries a set of HexArmor PointGuard® Ultra 4041 needlestick-resistant gloves in his search vest to protect his hands in future.

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HexArmor needlestick resistant gloves 4041

uvex i-works removes the risk of eye injury at Trelleborg

TSS wanted an eye protection product that was comfortable and that fit the bill in every way. They trialled a range of safety spectacles from uvex and two other well-known brands, after which Craig surveyed the wearers and then scored their feedback.

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uvex i-works removes the risk of eye injury at Trelleborg

uvex 1 and Heckel MACSOLE® improve safety and delight wearers

Safety and comfort have been greatly improved by the use of uvex 1 and Heckel Macsole® FXH at a large UK automotive components manufacturer based in the Midlands, where 95% of its 1,100 employees require safety footwear. The £multi-million turnover company has been on its present site for around 130 years and has five manufacturing sites in the UK, plus 125 across the world.

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uvex 1 safety shoes

uvex phynomic gloves eliminate skin irritation

uvex helped to overcome a construction Site Manager's skin allergy caused by the wearing of gloves at Rydon Construction. Darren Cooper is Site Manager of Rydon Construction, a property development and maintenance company based in East Sussex that employs over 700 people.

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Rydon Construction

uvex removes Denby Pottery’s PPE concerns

uvex goes the extra mile for Denby Pottery, helping with employee safety, comfort and quality. Gary Pearson, Denby’s UK Group Health and Safety Manager, has been with the company for nine years and has been a customer of uvex for 15-20 years. He is responsible for health and safety implementation and management throughout the company.

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uvex removes Denby Pottery’s PPE concerns

uvex solves boot problem for Hochtief Murphy on Crossrail Project

When Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture (HMJV) discovered the safety boots it had issued to its workers on the £14bn Crossrail project were not only uncomfortable but were falling apart after a couple of months’ use, the company turned to uvex for a solution.

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uvex Solves Boot Problem for Hochtief Murphy on Crossrail Project

Dorset Police choose uvex pheos sunglare safety spectacles

Dorset police force were responsible for policing the international sailing and water sports events at the 2012 Olympic games, where several hundred specialist officers on the 50-plus boats (RIBs) were provided with a full range of personal protective equipment (PPE), including uvex pheos protective sunglasses and uvex hi-com disposable earplugs.

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uvex pheos solves Dorset Police PPE needs

Young Worldskills competitor reviews uvex products

Ben Tullett, a senior Aircraft Technician at RAF Odiham, has been chosen as part of the UK team at the prestigious global competition WorldSkills 2013, the largest international skills competition in the world, which will take place from 2 to 7 July in Leipzig, Germany.

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Worldskills competitor reviews uvex products

Lanes Group case study

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc‘s Rail Division provides a vital overnight maintenance service to both London Underground (LU) and Tube Lines (TL). The company is contracted to maintain and correct premises and civils faults in LU and TL’s assets, which include, amongst other things, drainage systems, pipe work, roofing, glazing tiles and locks.

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Lanes Group Case Study

Wates Group case study

The Wates Group hoped that eye injuries would be a thing of the past after it introduced a mandatory eye protection policy that required everyone to carry eyewear and use it when work conditions demanded. In the five years that followed, 73 workers on Wates sites suffered eye injuries despite the policy, making it clear that just supplying the equipment was not enough.

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Unflinching assault on eye-injury challenge
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