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The Colours of Coloursafe

In 2013 we introduced our Coloursafe range of gloves. The Coloursafe range comprises of various knitted fabric gloves which feature different coatings to suit various applications. The range features a colour-coded system to allow users and health and safety professionals to immediately identify that the correct level of protection is worn for the task at

Top 6 Mechanics Gloves

Mechanics are required to carry out a wide variety of different tasks, most of which involve using their hands. To work effectively whilst wearing work gloves, dexterity and feel are imperative. With potential sharp objects; motor oils and occasionally chemicals to consider, it is important to keep your hands protected. We have picked out our

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The Watersafe Range

Whether inside or outside, in wet or dry conditions, it is imperative to wear the correct level of hand protection at all times – this poses the need for waterproof gloves – namely, our all-seasons Watersafe range! Currently, our Watersafe range compromises of 3 products, in different cut levels, with a thermal option

By |2021-02-15T13:11:27+00:00October 14th, 2020|Work Gloves, Cut Protection, Waterproof Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on The Watersafe Range

Essential products for Waste Management & Recycling

The Waste Management & Recycling Industry compromises of many different tasks and duties which all pose different levels of risk to workers. Whether you are working in waste collection or waste incineration, there are various different products to protect staff whilst working. From cut-resistant work gloves to heat resistant work gloves and protective sleeves;

ISO13997 – Cut Resistance

Understanding ISO13997 ISO13997 is the second cut level test under EN388 (mechanical hazards); introduced in the 2016 revision of the standard. In a nutshell, the test reflects the force required to cut through the product being tested, giving a fair reflection of the strength of a glove.The performance level is referenced as the fifth digit

By |2021-02-03T10:27:31+00:00September 16th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Cut Protection|Comments Off on ISO13997 – Cut Resistance

OEKO-TEX® Standard 100

"STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances." What is OEKO-TEX® As a buyer or wearer of PPE, you may have seen items stamped or labelled with an 'OEKO-TEX® Standard 100' badge... but what exactly does this mean? Standard 100 stands for customer confidence and high

By |2020-05-28T16:56:17+01:00July 13th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Cut Protection|Comments Off on OEKO-TEX® Standard 100

The Colours of Coloursafe

The Colours of Coloursafe Similar to many UK glove suppliers, at Just 1 Source, we use a colour coded safety system to signify the level of protection our knitted/coated products offer. These coloured liners provide both the wearer and/or health and safety officers with an immediate indication that the user is wearing the correct level

By |2020-10-23T09:57:41+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, New Products, Cut Protection, Thermal Gloves, Waterproof Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on The Colours of Coloursafe

Top 5 Gloves for Construction

Top 5 Gloves for Construction Workers With aspects of the country-wide lockdown being eased, many construction workers within the UK are returning to work; whilst respecting social distancing guidelines. It is imperative that workers are provided with the correct PPE to enable them to remain both safe and productive on-site. See our top 5 recommended

By |2021-02-03T10:36:02+00:00May 20th, 2020|Work Gloves, Cut Protection, Waterproof Gloves, Construction|Comments Off on Top 5 Gloves for Construction

Are safety gloves now more widely used than ever?

Ever heard of the old Chinese adage, "May you live in interesting times"? Even if you haven't, there's no need anymore-- we're all living in some very, very interesting times. Of course, by 'interesting' we mean frightening and uncertain. With a worldwide death toll of over 150,000, COVID-19 has cast a shadowy gloom over this

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The importance of Hi-Vis Rigger gloves

Rigger gloves are some of the best options for a multitude of functions. Whether you are a rigger or cable puller, or simply want an ideal pair of gloves for home construction, warehouse work, or various industries including oil & gas drilling, mining, marine operation, and fishing, rigger gloves are notoriously used for the protection

By |2020-04-22T12:30:15+01:00April 7th, 2020|Work Gloves, News, Cut Protection|Comments Off on The importance of Hi-Vis Rigger gloves