Safety snapshots

Our extensive experience in the PPE industry is invaluable in allowing us to provide products with maximum functionality, quality, outstanding wearer comfort and above all, guaranteed safety performance. Our mission to protect people means we use the latest technologies and employs the most dedicated experts to design and produce our unrivalled range of products.

12 fascinating eye facts

These 12 facts will get you thinking more about just how high functioning, complex and important your eyes are (and give you just a few more reasons to protect them properly.)

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How are safety glasses supposed to fit?

Eyewear that fits well helps reduce injuries and increases compliance, whereas poorly fitting eyewear often leads to workers removing it throughout the workday, making them susceptible to eye injuries

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Can safety eyewear hurt my vision?

There’s a long-standing myth that wearing safety glasses can harm your vision. Some employees worry whether it’s healthy for their eyes to be looking through a 'plastic' lens all day.

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Watch our video "Ask the expert: How can UV rays damage your eyes?"

How UV rays can damage your eyes

UVEX SAFETY (UK) LTD's Technical Service Manager Nigel Day explains how protecting your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays is just as important as protecting them from impact.

Made by uvex

uvex knows one size doesn't fit all

Above and beyond their primary objective of protection, uvex eyewear redefines the question of WEARABILITY. Simply wearing any old pair of safety eyewear isn’t enough to protect your eyes.

uvex sets the record straight about its anti-fog lens coating technology

uvex sets the record straight

Some companies are resorting to “magic tricks” to fool an audience about a products anti-fog capabilities. Watch this video to ensure you know what to look out for when buying anti-fog safety eyewear.

The best of both worlds: safety glasses with uvex supravison®

uvex supravison® coatings

uvex protects people both in sport and industrial health and safety. Thomas Dreßen, winner of the 2020 Streif downhill ski race, is demonstrating how much the two worlds benefit from each other.

What is noise-induced hearing loss?

Loud noises can damage the hair cells in the inner ear and the hearing nerve. Hair cells are not replaceable and do not regrow. Damaged hair cells are unable to trigger electrical signals to the brain, impeding hearing.

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The wider implications of hearing loss

There are wider consequences to hearing loss which are not always discussed due to the low profile hearing protection tends to receive. These can have a big impact on not only the individual and their quality of life but also their family.

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How much noise is too much noise?

It is essential to protect our ears from harmful levels of noise, but how do we know what is a “harmful level”? The maximum periods of time a person should be exposed to harmful noise per day without hearing protection can be surprising.

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Selecting the right hand protection for thermal hazards

Many industries involve processes where the employee is exposed to thermal risks, and it is not always possible to remove these hazards so employees will require safety gloves that offer adequate protection to help prevent injuries.

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Safety gloves for cold working conditions

When working outside in the winter months or in cold conditions on site, having a pair of warm safety gloves is essential to getting on with the job in hand without experiencing discomfort from cold hands or fingers or reduced protection.

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Selecting the right hand protection for chemical risks

Wearing the right safety gloves is essential when working with chemicals. Chemical protection safety gloves protect wearers from possible hazards that can cause permanent damage or even, in extreme cases, death.

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