WISE Worksafe Blog

The Importance of Female-Fit Workwear & PPE

10 Dec 2019

Regardless of the proportion of women working in any industry, they still have the same need for work clothing and PPE that fits correctly. Read more about how to keep your female staff smart and safe.

Understanding EN ISO 20345 - Safety Footwear (formerly EN345)

27 Nov 2019

Protecting feet against hazards in the workplace is key. The footwear you choose for your employees should meet legal standards, be appropriate for the task, the individual, and the environment in which they are working. It must also be used and cared for correctly by those who are wearing them.

5 Ways to Motivate your Team to Wear PPE

13 Nov 2019
Check out our top tips for motivating staff to wear the correct PPE. Providing staff with appropriate PPE and ensuring that it is worn when required is crucial for keeping employees safe and ensuring that your business is compliant with health and safety regulations.

The True Cost of Workplace Injuries and How to Reduce Them

21 Oct 2019

The large majority of us will think of cheesy solicitor advertisements when someone says ‘workplace injuries’. Nonetheless, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that over 621,000 people sustained a non-fatal injury at work in 2015/16, and 144 workers were killed. 

Staff Clothing and Tax: What You Need to Do and How You Could Save

11 Oct 2019

There’s no denying it, UK tax legislation is a minefield, whether you’re a mathematical genius or not. If you fail to report expenditure to the government or inform your employees of potential rebates, it could cost your organisation and staff a small fortune. 

5 Things to Consider When Carrying Out a Rebrand

23 Sep 2019
With a brand's colour impacting customer recognition by as much as 80%, a rebrand is anything but simple. In this article we'll explore 5 things you must consider when carrying out a rebrand.

Protecting Outdoor Workers in Hot Weather Conditions

06 Sep 2019
According to research from Imperial College London, working in the sun could lead to one death and around five new cases of melanoma skin cancer a week in the UK. Anyone who works outdoors for prolonged periods of time needs to be provided with the necessary protection.

Should You Enforce a Staff Uniform Policy?

20 Aug 2019
Millions of employees in the UK are required to wear staff uniforms, often to promote professionalism and portray a consistent brand image of the company. But is a uniform policy always necessary? Find out the pros and cons of implementing a dress code, decide if it’s right for your company — and read our top tips on how to write a staff uniform policy that will boost your business and employee engagement.

Find The Best Workwear Suppliers with Our Ultimate Checklist

06 Aug 2019
There are hundreds of workwear suppliers to choose from and finding the right one can seem overwhelming. How do you decide which one is right for you? We’ve put together a handy checklist of our top 10 “must-have” features of great workwear suppliers to help you get started.

5 Things to Consider When Designing a Company Uniform

25 Jul 2019
Delta Airlines recently hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons when staff started complaining that the airline’s newly launched uniforms were causing them unpleasant skin conditions. This story has been running for a year and is still receiving regular attention from the media. So how can you avoid a poor employee experience and negative press and attract only positive results from your company uniform design?