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Thursday, 5 November 2020  |  Admin
EN 511 Explained

Cold working conditions can quickly lead to your hands becoming cold, making you more unsafe, uncomfortable and less productive. EN 511 Gloves are a fantastic way to keep hands warm. Learn about EN 511 with this guide.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018  |  Admin
Your Guide to Gloves Categories

When purchasing hand protection, it's of vital importance that you get the right level of protection for your specific application. Work gloves, like all personal protective equipment, are governed by the three European PPE categories, which indicate the general level of protection a glove will provide. Your Guide to Gloves Categories is designed to fill you in on what each of these categories means, so read on to find out more!

1 CommentThursday, 22 February 2018  |  Admin
EN 455 Explained

EN Standards may be confusing at the best of times, but when purchasing Work Gloves to be used for medical purposes, the importance of understanding EN standard 455 cannot be understated. Read our full guide to find out more about how EN 455 is tested and why it is important for doctors.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018  |  Eugene
EN 1186 Explained

Glove regulations are often put in place to protect workers, but when it comes to food, EN 1186 is there to ensure the end product is clean, safe and healthy for consumption. Regulations can sometimes be confusing, so we've compiled a short guide where we lay out the basics of EN 1186 in plain English.

Monday, 19 February 2018  |  Admin
EN 407 Explained

If you often need to deal with hot materials or other thermal hazards, you probably know how important it is to use proper protection. There are many different heat-resistant work gloves out there, so if you want to find a suitable pair for your needs, you have to familiarise yourself with the way these gloves are tested and rated. This short article is here to explain what an EN 407 marking means and how it can help you find the right pair of gloves for you.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018  |  Admin
EN 388 Explained

If you've been looking for gloves that protect you from cuts and tears, you might have been confronted by unexplained gobbledegook on each and every website you visited. Before you fall down the rabbit hole of hyperlinks and become even more confused, take a look at our blog. We explain the European EN 388 standard in chunks that are easy to understand.