Category: PPE

With the rainy season ahead of us, we wanted to let you know about a new range of high visibility rainwear launched by renowned workwear manufacturer Portwest, featuring their latest extreme performance PWR fabric.  This novel triple layer fabric offers a very high level of waterproofing(>11,000 mm on the hydrostatic head test) and windproofing, whilst […]

Your eyesight, and that of your workforce, is an incredibly important and precious sense, which is highly susceptible to injury in the workplace.  Analysis of accident data has shown that between 10 and 20% of eye injuries can cause permanent loss of vision and that 90% of incidents involving damage to the eyes can be […]

Recent studies have shown that the most common form of workplace injury is hearing loss, a result which you may find surprising. Whilst it is common practice to wear hearing defenders in high-noise situations, many people do not realise the potential long-term damage of prolonged exposure to medium-noise environments and would perhaps not automatically think […]

    Leading workwear supplier Portwest have developed a unique piece of safety technology that uses GPS location to communicate the location of your lone workers and can also send alerts if the wearer is in danger or moves outside of a prescribed area. Called the PB10 Portwest GPS Locator V1, this small, lightweight (just 60g), […]

Pennline is the East Midlands’ leading supplier of PPE and industrial workwear, supplying a wide range of fully EN397-certified safety helmets (explained in last week’s blog). The basic PW57 Hi-Vis PP Helmet is made from yellow or orange polypropylene.  The four-point plastic harness, adjustable from 52-62cm, ensures a comfortable fit, as does a foam-backed polyester […]

The safety and wellbeing of employees should be the number one priority for any organisation. In industries where employees are exposed to particular risks, for example head injury from static or falling objects, stringent safety standards exist to ensure that any personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied into these industries is fit for purpose and will […]

Just a short(s) blog this week! Workwear shorts make a lot of sense in warmer temperatures, in situations where the whole of the leg doesn’t need to be covered or protected. Pennline supplies a wide range of workwear shorts, from a number of well-known suppliers, including Lee Cooper, Portwest, Regatta, Result and Sol’s. The Lee […]

  We tend to associate safety footwear with a functional, utilitarian design of boots and shoes, but Pennline can now offer a range of workwear trainers from renowned supplier Portwest, which combine a high level of foot protection with a far more contemporary and sporty design than traditional styles. Three new workwear trainer designs are […]

Your eyes are at risk from injury in a wide range of professional and domestic situations.  These risks can be reduced dramatically with properly specified eye protectors.  These essential items of PPE include safety spectacles, goggles, face screens, faceshields and visors, each offering a solution to a particular set of risks and functional requirements. Whether […]

Continuing on from last week’s blog the two remaining items in the Portwest PW3 range we would like to bring your attention to are the Vision T400 Hi-Vis Rain Jacket and the T501, Vision Hi Vis Trousers. For wet weather, the Vision T400 Hi-Vis Rain Jacket is the ideal choice, with its waterproof 300D Oxford […]