PPE solutions for the healthcare sector

Working in the research, development and production of medicines in pharmaceutical and biotech companies calls for the highest standards in reliable protective equipment — after all, employees are exposed to chemical and biological risks as well as all kinds of physical and mental stresses during their work. For these reasons, uvex has developed optimal PPE solutions that are specially designed for use in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Our products not only provide the best possible protection against workplace hazards, but also against long-term health risks. In this way, our products improve the well-being of your employees. Our exclusive portfolio for different areas of application in the pharmaceutical & biotech industry has the right PPE products for you.

uvex PPE is protection you can rely on

In the healthcare industry, employees face several challenges in the workplace, including:

  • Chemical hazards (toxic, corrosive, and flammable chemicals)
  • Biological hazards (e.g. viruses and micro-organisms)
  • Eye and skin hazards due to caustic and irritant substances
  • Optical risks (UV, laser, IR)
  • Noise from equipment and installations
  • Mechanical hazards from devices and equipment
  • Slips, trips and falls from spilled liquids
  • Stress on the musculoskeletal system due to repetitive movements, awkward positions and constant standing
  • Mental stress due to repetitive activities, time pressure and high demands on concentration

The UK pharmaceutical sector employs approximately 63,000 people.

The pharmaceutical sector value is forecasted to increase by 19.3% to £25bn from 2018 to 2023.

41% of pharmaceutical products produced in the UK are exported, 30% are for the UK market.

With protecting people at its core, uvex PPE incorporates numerous technologies to enhance safety, functionality and wearer comfort. By doing so, our products not only keep workplace hazards to a minimum, we can help prevent long-term health risks, enhance employee wellbeing which in turn has a positive effect on performance and productivity.

As a European manufacturer we understand that many companies in the UK renewable energy sector are committed to the target of zero emissions across the entire supply chain. As a producer with high in-house production we consider the environmental impact of all of our processes and place high value on the responsible use of resources, people and protection techniques to ensure minimal environmental impact. Our quality standards exceed the most stringent requirements and thanks to our universal quality management system, all our factories are certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2000.

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Safety eyewear - focus on innovation and quality

Work in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries is all too often accompanied by a number of mechanical, chemical and optical risks to eye health. Our diverse uvex eyewear range offers different designs, tints and coatings that are specially developed for use in laboratories, research and production environments. Whether you need safety glasses, goggles, over specs or prescription glasses, uvex have developed a range of safety eyewear solutions which meet the highest quality standards. With the unique coating technologies uvex supravision plus and uvex supravision excellence, our anti-fog safety spectacles offer the optimal solution for working safely and with a clear, unrestricted vision. Our wide range of safety spectacles are also particularly suitable for use in combination with respiratory masks. All uvex eyewear delivers edge to edge crystal clear clarity with 100% UV protection.

uvex super OTG spectacles anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant and chemical-resistant exterior; protection against flying particles; PC clear lens; navy blue frame uvex super OTG spectacles
uvex skyguard NT spectacles anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant and chemical-resistant exterior; particularly well-suited for use in combination with helmets; protection against flying particles; PC clear lens; grey/orange frame uvex skyguard NT spectacles
uvex skyguard NT spectacles anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant and chemical-resistant exterior; adjustable side arm length; protection against flying particles; PC clear lens; blue/grey frame uvex skyguard NT spectacles
uvex astrospec 2.0 spectacles anti-fog on both sides, also scratch-resistant and anti-static; oil & gas; panorama lens; colourless PC lens; black/grey frame uvex astrospec 2.0 spectacles
uvex pheos cx2 spectacles lens PC light brown (CBR65); sun protection; soft component bonded directly with the lens; extremely scratch- and chemical-resistant outside, anti-fog inside; frame black, white uvex pheos cx2 spectacles
uvex sportstyle spectacles PC lens light brown (CBR65); sun protection; scratch-resistant on the outside, anti-fog protection on the inside; frame white, black uvex sportstyle spectacles
uvex super f OTG spectacles PC light brown (CBR65); sun protection; overspec; anti-fog on the inside, extremely scratch-resistant and chemical-resistant on the outside; frame black, white uvex super f OTG spectacles
uvex i-5 spectacles maximum adaptability; anti-fog on the inside, extremely resistant to chemicals and scratches on the outside; PC lens CBR65 (light brown); white, black frame uvex i-5 spectacles

Autoclavable safety eyewear

Autoclavable safety spectacles with anti-fog coating. Specially designed for repeated autoclave sterilisation (20 x 20 minutes at maximum 121°C).

uvex super fit CR spectacles autoclavable and chemical-resistant, anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant exterior; lightweight, sporty, clear; PC clear lens; white/light blue frame uvex super fit CR spectacles
uvex super f OTG CR spectacles autoclavable and chemical-resistant, anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant exterior; fits over all prescription lenses; PC clear lens; white/light blue frame uvex super f OTG CR spectacles
uvex ultrasonic CR goggles autoclavable and chemical-resistant, anti-fog interior, scratch-resistant exterior; hard and soft components; PC clear lens; clear/white frame uvex ultrasonic CR goggles

Choice of lens tints

Properly tinted safety eyewear can have a dramatic effect on the wearer’s vision, comfort and energy levels as well as concentration and productivity. Contrast-enhancing tints significantly improve depth perception with full signal colour recognition guaranteed.

Reliable UV protection

Working outside for long hours increases your exposure to damaging ultraviolet rays, even on cloudy days. uvex which stands for UltraViolet EXclusion is unique to the rest of the safety eyewear market in that it offers UV400 as standard across its entire range.

Permanent lens coatings

uvex is the world leader in lens coating technology, delivering coatings that are permanently bonded to the lens and so do not wash or wear off, even after extended wear or repeated cleaning. With a range of coatings available, uvex is able to offer the right solution for your working environment.

Safety glasses with prescription lenses

uvex is able to provide a choice of metal, plastic and wraparound frame styles in single vision, bi-focal or varifocal for safety or office use. Scratch-resistant lens coatings are supplied as standard and frames from uvex come with a two year guarantee for accidental damage and wear and tear. We are able to offer a prescription service to suit your needs whether you are a large or small organisation, in one or multiple locations.

uvex RX sp 5510 prescription safety spectacles full-frame plastic version; integrated side protection and eye rim protection (top); choice of colours uvex RX sp 5510 prescription safety spectacles
uvex RX cd 5514 prescription safety spectacles full-frame plastic version; transparent side shields and upper eye rim protection integrated in frame design; close fit; two colour/size versions available uvex RX cd 5514 prescription safety spectacles
uvex RX 5109 prescription safety spectacles Full-edge metal frame; round shape; transparent side protection uvex RX 5109 prescription safety spectacles
uvex RX 5110 prescription safety spectacles Full-edge metal frame; classic, square shape; transparent side protection uvex RX 5110 prescription safety spectacles

Safety gloves - maximum protection with excellent tactile feel

Essential for working with chemicals, cleaning products or in the laboratory; uvex protective gloves provide reliable protection against most chemicals. Thanks to their ergonomic fit, uvex gloves allow unrestricted, fine-motor movement and high tactile feel.

uvex u-fit chemical protection glove EN ISO 374-1:2016/Type B (K P T); robust and flexible disposable protection; food-safe uvex u-fit chemical protection glove
uvex u-fit strong N2000 chemical protection glove EN ISO 374-1:2016/Type A (J K L O P S T); disposable; food-safe uvex u-fit strong N2000 chemical protection glove
uvex u-chem 3300 chemical protection glove EN 388:2016 (2 1 2 1 X); EN ISO 374-1:2016/Type A (J K L O P T); gauntlet uvex u-chem 3300 chemical protection glove
uvex profastrong NF33 chemical protection glove EN 388:2016 (4 1 0 1 X), EN 374-1:2016/Type A (A J K L O T); grip structure for safe handling of dangerous liquids; food-safe uvex profastrong NF33 chemical protection glove

Respiratory masks — secure fit and optimal comfort

Particle-filtering respiratory masks are a must when handling chemical substances in laboratories and similar environments. The uvex silv-Air range of respiratory protection includes highly effective face masks in protective classes FFP2 and FFP3 that are extremely comfortable to wear. Protect yourself against solid and liquid aerosols, dust, mist and fumes– even during longer periods of use. At uvex, we not only make sure that all our products meet the requirements of the necessary safety class, but we also pay particular attention to making sure that they fit exceptionally well. As a system provider of PPE, our safety spectacles are also suitable for use in combination with our respiratory masks.

uvex silv-Air c 2220 FFP2 preformed mask FFP2 preformed mask (D); exhalation valve; additional active-carbon layer in the filter; continuous headband uvex silv-Air c 2220 FFP2 preformed mask
uvex silv-Air c 2200 FFP2 preformed mask FFP2 preformed mask (D); continuous headband uvex silv-Air c 2200 FFP2 preformed mask
uvex silv-Air c 2310 FFP3 preformed mask FFP3 preformed mask (D); exhalation valve; adapted for larger faces; comfortable four-point headband attachment uvex silv-Air c 2310 FFP3 preformed mask
uvex silv-Air c 3310 FFP3 folding mask FFP3 folding mask (D); exhalation valve; individual packaging; adjustable headband length uvex silv-Air c 3310 FFP3 folding mask

Safety footwear — ergonomics to provide relief

Standing up all day has an impact on your whole body: As well as negatively affecting your feet and your the musculoskeletal system, long periods of standing can also result in fatigue and reduced concentration. The ergonomic safety footwear offered by uvex counteract these problems, providing the wearer with relief even on days that require a lot of walking and/or standing around. Our safety footwear complies with protection class S1, S1P, S2, S3 SRC, feature above-average shock absorption, avoid pressure points and are extreme slip resistant.

uvex 1 ladies S2 SRC shoe S2 SRC; ESD; microvelour; metal-free toe cap; non-slip outsole, oil and petrol resistant, water-resistant upper uvex 1 ladies S2 SRC shoe
uvex 1 S2 SRC shoe S2 SRC; ESD; microvelour; metal-free toe cap; non-slip outsole, oil and petrol resistant, water-resistant upper uvex 1 S2 SRC shoe
uvex 1 business lace-up boot S3 SRC S3 SRC; micro velour; ESD; steel toe cap; penetration-resistant, metal-free midsole uvex 1 business lace-up boot S3 SRC
uvex 1 business lace-up shoe S3 SRC S3 SRC; micro velour; ESD; steel toe cap; penetration-resistant, metal-free midsole uvex 1 business lace-up shoe S3 SRC

Safety footwear for the pharmaceutical industry

Musculoskeletal disorders are often the result of repetitive motions which could involve lifting, bending or twisting as well as walking or standing on hard, unforgiving surfaces with inadequately cushioned footwear. Musculoskeletal disorders are often the result of repetitive motions which could involve lifting, bending or twisting as well as walking or standing on hard, unforgiving surfaces with inadequately cushioned footwear. uvex anti-fatigue safety footwear supports your body while at work and helpes mitigate fatigue.


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